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January 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

2012 MCPS Graduate Running for Board of Education

Gaithersburg resident Cameron Rhode filed to run for the at-large seat on the Montgomery County Board of Education Thursday. He is the first and only person to file candidacy for the position thus far. Jeanette Dixon, the current at-large board member, will not run for reelection.  Currently a tutor at Everest Tutors & Test Prep […]

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January 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Comptroller Peter Franchot Announces Run for Governor in 2022

State Comptroller Peter Franchot, 72, announced his plan to run for governor in 2022 at Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring on Monday. He is the first person to announce their candidacy for the position.  Standing before a crowd of more than 50 people at @DenizensBrewing in Silver Spring, Maryland Comptroller @peterfranchot says he’s absolutely […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dozens Rally in Olney in Support of Impeaching Trump

On the eve of the House of Representatives voting on whether or not to impeach President Donald Trump, dozens of people showed up at Olney Manor Recreational Park to support removing the president from office. View this post on Instagram Dozens of people came out to Olney Manor Recreational Park on Tuesday night to rally […]

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December 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

From One Mayor to Another; Ashman Favors Buttigieg in 2020

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman announced his support for South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s presidential run. Ashman tweeted a photo of himself with Buttigieg at a the candidate’s fundraiser in Bethesda on Friday evening. “Meet my favorite 2020 candidate, Mayor @PeteButtigieg . I hope you’ll take a good look at him too. He’s the real […]

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December 13, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Van Hollen Talks to MyMCMedia About Impeachment Proceedings

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) took time out of his busy schedule on Capitol Hill to stop by the 30th anniversary annual legislative breakfast this morning at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center. Maryland state Sen. Bill Ferguson, new county Council President Sidney Katz and County Executive Marc Elrich were among the […]

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December 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg to Allow Pool Reporter at Fundraiser in Bethesda

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Ind.) is coming to Bethesda on Friday evening to attend a fundraiser for his presidential campaign. Attending the fundraiser is expensive and the public has to shell out a minimum of $1,000 to buy tickets—the top level ticket costs $2,800. According to the campaign’s website, the lower level tickets that cost $500 […]

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November 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Democratic Debate Moderator is a Whitman Grad

Ashley Parker, the Washington Post reporter who was one of the moderators of Wednesday’s Democratic debate, is a graduate of Whitman High School (Class of 2001). Parker grew up in Bethesda, graduated from the University of Pennsylvania, interned at the now defunct Gaithersburg Gazette before working at the New York Times and then landing at […]

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November 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Pelosi Packs House for Political Fundraiser in Gaithersburg

More than 1,200 people showed up at Gaithersburg High School on Sunday to hear from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Pelosi was in Gaithersburg to speak at a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Rep. David Trone (D-Md.). In Pelosi’s speech, she took aim at President Donald Trump, touted the diversity of the Democratic party, and discussed […]

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November 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne and Doug Tallman

Pelosi Takes Shots at Trump at Trone Fundraiser in Gaithersburg

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi took jabs at President Trump without mentioning his name at a political fundraiser Sunday night for Rep. David Trone. “The current resident of the White House says Article 2 [of the Constitution] says he can do whatever he wants. It doesn’t. That’s a monarchy. We are not a monarchy, we are […]

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November 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Pelosi to Speak at Trone Fundraiser on Sunday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will be the featured guest of a fundraiser for Rep. David Trone on Sunday at Gaithersburg High School. Tickets for the spaghetti dinner event are $10 a person and $25 per family. “We want to let as many people as possible see and hear from the speaker,” Trone spokeswoman Hannah Muldavin […]

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