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March 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen to Host Coronavirus Telephone Town Hall

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) is hosting a Telephone Town Hall on the coronavirus Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. with Dr. Leana Wen, the former Baltimore Health Commissioner. “We will update you on the situation in Maryland, discuss congressional action, and take your questions,” Van Hollen tweeted. People can join the Telephone Town Hall by calling […]

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March 6, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Van Hollen, Cardin and Raskin Tour NIH Lab

A vaccine to protect against the current strain of coronavirus is about 12 to 18 months away, but work is well underway and an initial trial on 40 healthy people is expected to begin next week in Washington State. The next step will be to test the vaccine on a much larger group that includes […]

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March 5, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Black D-Day Hero’s Widow Fights for His Medal of Honor

Joann Woodson spent years investigating contributions black residents made in Clarksburg’s development since the 1800s. Because of her research as president for the Clarksburg Historical Society, two new elementary schools were named after her ancestors: Snowden Farm Elementary School and Wilson Wims Elementary School. Through her work with Clarksburg Historical Society, Woodson, a lifelong resident […]

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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 | Staff Writer

U.S. to Promote Tuskegee Airman, a Bethesda Resident, to Brigadier General

A Bethesda resident who was one of the famed Tuskegee Airmen of World War II could be promoted to brigadier general in the next Defense Department budget, after a request by U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen and Rep. Anthony Brown. Charles E. McGee retired as a colonel after a 30-year career. Now 100, McGee completed […]

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September 25, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Democrats Support Trump’s Impeachment Inquiry

Local Democrats are showing support for a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. It’s time for the House of Representatives to open an official impeachment inquiry against President Trump. I have thought about this deeply and regret that our country has to endure this process, but it's the only way for Congress to protect […]

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September 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin to Host Gun Safety Rally Tuesday in Silver Spring

On Tuesday evening at Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will host a vigil to remember gun violence victims and a rally to demand gun safety action. The rally starts at 7 p.m. and will feature U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.), Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, and guests from Moms Demand […]

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August 6, 2019 | Andrea Sarralde

Políticos Locales Reaccionan a los Tiroteos Masivos del Fin de Semana

Los líderes del Congreso del Condado de Montgomery recurrieron a Twitter para expresar sus reacciones a los tiroteos masivos en Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas y Dayton, Ohio. “No podemos permitir llegar al punto en que el horror no horrorice. Debemos enfrentarnos al odio y a los terroristas domésticos. Los que se niegan a tomar […]

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August 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Local Politicians React to the Weekend’s Mass Shootings

Montgomery County’s congressional leaders turned to Twitter to express their reactions to the mass shootings in Gilroy, California, El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio. “We cannot allow ourselves to reach the point where horror does not horrify. We must stand up to hate and domestic terrorists. Those who refuse to take action to stop the […]

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June 25, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Maryland Officials Call For Release of Tubman $20 Bill

There may be some hopeful news for Maryland officials who’ve been calling on the U.S. Treasury Department to reverse the decision to delay the release of the Harriett Tubman $20 bill. The Treasury Department’s acting inspector general will investigate the delay in the redesign of the $20 bill from Andrew Jackson to Tubman. Axios reported […]

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