April 17, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Raskin Introduces Plan to Reopen America

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D), who represents Maryland’s 8th Congressional District, introduced the Reopen America Act of 2020 (RAA) to “reopen” America after COVID-19 is under control.  “Look, we need a real plan to reopen America. The president of the United States offered his thoughts on this yesterday, which were basically a set of vague criteria just […]

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January 9, 2017 | Staff Writer

Congressman Raskin to Serve as Senior Whip for House Democrats

In his first term, Maryland Congressman Jamie Raskin has been appointed as a Senior Whip for the House Democratic Caucus in the 115th Congress. Raskin, a former Majority Whip of the Maryland State Senate, was appointed to the position by Democratic Whip Congressman Steny Hoyer. “I am honored to serve as a Senior Whip in the 115th […]

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December 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Senator Mikulski’s “Summing Up Speech” (VIDEO)

Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congressional history, delivered her “summing up speech” today. It was a trip down memory lane for Mikulski, who recalled her roots in Baltimore and the neighborhood cause that changed the direction of her life. “I have served in elected public office for 45 years; more than half […]

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November 19, 2016 | Staff Writer

RMHS Students Demonstrate in Downtown Rockville (VIDEO)

Hundreds of Richard Montgomery High School students took to the streets in downtown Rockville on Nov. 16 to demonstrate for freedom of speech. County Cable Montgomery talked to some of those students in this report, below:

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Van Hollen: ‘I think Donald Trump would be a danger to the country” (VIDEO)

In an interview this week, Congressman Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat who is running for U.S. Senate, talked about the stakes in the upcoming Presidential General Election and he shared his thoughts about Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for President. “I think Donald Trump would be a danger to the country,” Van Hollen said. Watch […]

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May 31, 2016 | Sonya Burke

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Montgomery County Ranks 19th Happiest Place in America

There’s a new study out that looks at happiness in counties across America, and Montgomery County ranks 19th in the 2016 study, which is out this month. When it comes to the happiest places, Loudoun County, Virginia and Fairfax County, Virginia are ranked number one and two, respectively. This is the second year in […]

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March 3, 2016 | Staff Writer

“America’s First Ladies: A Walk Through History” Presentation at Gaithersburg Library on March 12

The Montgomery County Commission for Women and Montgomery County Public Libraries presents: “America’s First Ladies: A Walk Through History.” The presentation outlines the lives of several First Ladies by century and influence, sharing the common thread that each of these women was unusual for her time. The presentation is considered both educational and entertaining and […]

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November 11, 2014 | Jeff Getek

Thank a Veteran This Week

Riderwood, the Erickson Living retirement community in Silver Spring, just concluded its 2nd Annual Veterans Expo. The event was an opportunity to say “thank you” to men and women who have served our nation in the armed forces.  It also connected veterans with advocacy organizations such as the American Legion, Vietnam Veterans of America, the […]

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September 22, 2014 | Staff Writer

Rockville Named One of America’s ‘Best Places to Live’

The City of Rockville’s proximity to the nation’s capital and its location at the heart of Montgomery County’s tech corridor are among the reasons it has been ranked as one of the country’s “Best Places to Live,” by Money magazine. The City ranked #24 out of 50 cities and towns with populations ranging from 50,000 […]

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July 2, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

American Spirit Takes Over Rockville Town Square (Video)

The weather was in the 90’s and the sun was beating down on Rockville Town Square, but that didn’t stop a large crowd from hanging out in front of a giant screen Tuesday to cheer on team USA in the World Cup. MyMCMedia’s Valerie Bonk has more: There were sighs, and there were cheers. But […]

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