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February 22, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Garland Introduced by Fellow County Resident Van Hollen at Nomination Hearing

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen of Kensington introduced Judge Merrick Garland of Bethesda to the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee as proceedings began Monday morning on Garland’s nomination to the post of U.S. Attorney General. During his five minute introduction, Van Hollen referred to Garland as brilliant, kind and someone who “is respected by lawmakers, scholars […]

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January 7, 2021 | Bryan Gallion

Biden Picks Bethesda Resident Merrick Garland for Attorney General

President-elect Joe Biden has tapped Judge Merrick Garland, a Bethesda resident who serves on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, to be his attorney general. The nomination was announced Thursday morning, alongside those for three other senior Justice Department posts. “They will restore the independence of the department so it serves […]

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October 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Attorney General: ‘Voter Intimidation, Voter Harassment is a Crime’

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is responding to President Donald Trump, who has been raising concerns about voter intimidation in the upcoming 2020 General Election. “Voter intimidation, voter harassment is a crime. It’s a crime under state law, it’s a crime under federal law,” Frosh told MyMCMedia. “If people are intending in Maryland to come […]

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July 29, 2020 | Alex Argiris

Rep. Raskin Grills Barr over Trump Administration’s Handling of Coronavirus, Protests

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-MD) questioned Attorney General William Barr on Tuesday over the federal government’s response to protestors in Washington D.C. last month, as well as the Trump administration’s handling of the coronavirus. Barr appeared before the House Judiciary Committee for the first time since he was confirmed as attorney general in 2019. The attorney […]

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February 22, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor, U.S. Senate, House of Representative Candidates for Districts 3, 6 and 8

These are the candidates who appear on the Maryland State Board of Elections website as of 11 a.m. Tuesday. Candidates have until 9 p.m. Tuesday to file paperwork with the elections board announcing their desire to appear in the June 26 primary election ballot.   Governor / Lt. Governor Larry Hogan, Republican, with Boyd K. […]

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August 25, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Attorney General Brian Frosh Releases Memo Designed to End Racial Profiling by Police (VIDEO)

In an effort to rebuild trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh on Tuesday unveiled new guidance designed to end racial profiling by police in Maryland, broadening the characteristics that may not be used to single out groups during everyday police activity. Under a guidance memorandum issued by […]

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June 9, 2015 | Krista Brick

EXCLUSIVE: Attorney General Refuses to Weigh in on Berliner Pesticide Measures

The Maryland Office of the Attorney General refused to give County Councilmember Roger Berliner advice on his provisions for reducing the use of pesticides in Montgomery County. In a letter dated May 28, Berliner asked Attorney General Brian Frosh to weigh in on whether four measures being proposed by Berliner would be preempted by state law. […]

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April 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Attorney General Brian Frosh on Events in Baltimore

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has released the following statement about events in Baltimore: “The death of Freddie Gray was a tragedy. Perhaps it can lead us on a path toward progress. Violence, fires and looting will not get us there. “The line from peaceful protest to looting and violence has, sadly, been crossed. The […]

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September 25, 2014 | Staff Writer

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Pelosi Shares News of Eric Holder’s Resignation at Conference (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) attends the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 44th Annual Legislative Conference today and she shares news of Attorney General Eric Holder’s resignation.

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July 28, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Attorney General Holder, Labor Secretary Perez, and CE Leggett Tour Jail (VIDEOS)

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett toured the Montgomery County Correctional Facility on July 28 in Boyds. The visit by the Obama administration officials was to highlight the programs going on inside the jail to help the inmates learn skills and get jobs when they […]

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