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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland and Montgomery County Politicians Tweet Their Shutdown Frustrations

Maryland and Montgomery County politicians have taken to Twitter over the past couple of weeks to air their frustrations with the federal government shutdown. Here’s a look at what they’ve been saying. Gov. Larry Hogan I am disgusted by the lack of concern for hardworking employees who will go unpaid this week. No one in […]

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January 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

‘Stop the Shutdown, Stop the Wall’: Furloughed Workers Call for Government to Re-Open

Politicians and furloughed federal workers came out to protest the government shutdown at the Silver Spring Civic Center on Wednesday night. The event was lead by Rep. Jamie Raskin, who started the rally with a chant: “All for one, one for all, stop the shutdown, stop the wall.” In addition to Raskin, the rally featured […]

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April 13, 2018 | Mitti Hicks and Douglas Tallman

MyMCMedia: Immigration

Montgomery County is known for its diversity with residents from 170 different countries calling the county home. Immigration is a hot topic following the election of President Donald Trump who has moved forward a couple of executive orders that have raised concerns and questions for some residents. It’s a topic that local leaders are talking about […]

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January 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Congressman Sarbanes Releases Statement about President Trump’s Refugee Ban

Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes, a Democrat, released the following statement after President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning refugees from entry into the United States: “President Trump’s executive order imposing entry restrictions on refugees and citizens from certain countries is unlawful and is already being challenged in the courts. The President is pitting himself […]

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April 24, 2016 | Willie James Inman

Coalition of American Muslims for Hillary Hold Rally in Rockville (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Hundreds turned out for a rally hosted by the Coalition of American Muslims for Hillary on Sunday in Rockville. The event drew over 500 people as well as local and national political leaders.  Sultan Chowdhury is a member of the Coalition of American Muslims for Hillary and one of the organizers of the event. We want […]

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December 11, 2015 | Willie James Inman

Business and Political Leaders Meet to Discuss Diversity (VIDEO)

In this video, business and political leaders meet at the 15th Annual Minority Legislative Breakfast to discuss Montgomery County issues. Diversity was on top of the agenda. MyMCMedia’s Willie James Inman reports from Bethesda.

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January 29, 2013 | Sonya Burke

Sarbanes Visits with Council (Photos & Videos)

Montgomery County Council members met with U.S. Congressman John Sarbanes on Jan. 29 in the 6th floor conference room of the Council office building. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. The informal discussion and lunch included news that Sarbanes is preparing to open a Burtonsville office on National Drive. Sarbanes noted that outreach was extremely important to […]

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