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August 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

David Trone Announces He’s Running For Congress (VIDEO)

David Trone, a Democrat, is running for Congress again. This time, the Potomac businessman, is running for the Maryland 6th District seat that John Delaney is leaving. You may remember that last year Trone ran for the Maryland 8th District seat. That seat was won by Jamie Raskin. Trone posted a video and unveiled his […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan on Transportation Issues, Announcement Expected Tuesday in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says he will be back in Montgomery County on Tuesday to talk about I-270 construction. Hogan was in Silver Spring on Monday touring a local nonprofit when he was asked by MyMCMedia about I-270 improvements. “We are going to have a press conference tomorrow in Montgomery County to talk about some […]

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June 2, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Frick Website Clearly States What He’s Running For; Candidate Doesn’t

Del. Bill Frick’s website says he’s running for Congress. When contacted by MyMCMedia on Friday, Frick would provide few details. “We’re not looking for press,” he said. The three-term delegate said he would not run against Rep. John Delaney, the Democratic incumbent for the 6th Congressional District. Delaney may give up the seat to seek […]

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May 5, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

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Cardin: ‘Healthcare Bill The House Passed is Tragic’ (VIDEO)

At a recent affordable housing forum in Bethesda, U.S. Senator Ben Cardin (D-Md) spoke out against Thursday’s passing of the American Health Care Act in the House, calling it “tragic.” The bill, which passed by a slim margin (217-213), is the GOP’s plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. […]

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May 2, 2017 | Staff Writer

Trone Foundation Donates $2.5 Million to Suburban Hospital in Bethesda

The David and June Trone Family Foundation has donated $2.5 million to Suburban Hospital in Bethesda, the hospital announced on Monday. It’s one of the largest philanthropic gifts ever received by the hospital. According to a news release from the hospital, the money will be used to support mental and behavioral health services, including addiction […]

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May 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Transportation Issues Dominate Berliner’s News Briefing (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner met with reporters on Monday morning for his weekly briefing about local issues and the Council’s upcoming agenda. “Today is the first day of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, it is the month of May, and tomorrow we will be having a special session that really recognizes how […]

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March 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 21st, in Montgomery County: 1.  The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is a resolution asking Congress to reject President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal. 2. It’s Election Day in the town of Somerset. 3. In Takoma Park, Mayor Kate […]

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March 16, 2017 | Staff Writer

Berliner on President Trump’s Budget Proposal, “It’s Not A Good Start” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council President Roger Berliner was asked about President Donald Trump’s newly released budget proposal at a small business networking event at Montgomery Community Media’s studios on Thursday morning. Noting the county’s large federal workforce, Berliner said: “It’s not a good start.” Watch this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, for more: After the MCM interview, […]

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January 10, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

A Conversation With State Delegate Elect-Jheanelle Wilkins

The Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC) has elected Jheanelle Wilkins to fill the vacant Maryland state delegate seat for Maryland’s 20th Legislative District covering Silver Spring and Takoma Park. Wilkins will succeed former Delegate Will Smith, who will serve the remaining term in the office of State Senator for District 20 after the seat […]

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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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