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August 1, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Jawando Weighs in on Democratic Debate

Montgomery County Councilmember Will Jawando appeared on CNN on Thursday weighing in on how Democratic candidates performed in Wednesday night’s primary debate. Jawando defended former Vice President Joe Biden for aligning his policies with that of former President Barack Obama (Jawando, himself, worked an Obama White House official). Here’s what he had to say to […]

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney Takes Aim at Front-Runner Candidates in CNN Debate

During the second set of Democratic primary debates on CNN, John Delaney, Maryland’s former District 6 representative, appeared to have made a name for himself. The Washington Post, CNN, Vox, and Politico all listed Delaney as one of the night’s winners because of his viral exchanges with Sens. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (Vt.). […]

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June 27, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for June 27 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, June 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Know Your Status, it’s National HIV Testing Day:  Join the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services at their Dennis Avenue Health Center in Silver Spring for free testing. 2. DNC Debates at Silver Branch Brewing: Join Montgomery […]

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June 26, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for June 26 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, June 26, and we are halfway through the week! Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Racial Equity Community Conversation: There’s a Community Conversation on Racial Equity and Social Justice at 7 p.m. at BlackRock Center for the Arts in Germantown. Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro and County […]

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March 8, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland’s House of Delegates Passes Controversial ‘End of Life Option Act’

The “End of Life Option Act” passed in Maryland’s House of Delegates 74 to 66 after an hour-long emotional debate Thursday. The bill would allow terminally ill adults in Maryland to obtain a prescription that would allow them to end their own lives. According to The Baltimore Sun, Thursday was the “fourth attempt to pass the […]

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November 15, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Five Things to Know for Nov. 15 in Montgomery County

Here’s five things to know today, Nov. 15, in Montgomery County: 1. Transportation Priorities?: Monthly meeting of the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board. They will review the results of an analysis that looked at a set of 10 initiatives to determine if they addressed regional transportation challenges, such as congestion and safety.  A new northern bridge crossing […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

National Philharmonic Announces Concerto Competition Winners, Soloists to Perform at Strathmore This Month (PHOTO)

The National Philharmonic recently sponsored a concerto competition for high school musicians. The winners are:  saxophonist Jacob Tycko, clarinetist Jason Hong, cellist Mairead Flory, and violinist Julia Angelov. Each of the winners will appear at the Music Center at Strathmore with the National Philharmonic, conducted by Music Director and Conductor Piotr Gajewski, in two of […]

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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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October 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Congressman Chris Van Hollen on Donald Trump Tape and the Presidential Debate (VIDEO)

Congressman Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat, said that after watching the most recent presidential debate,there is no doubt in his mind that Donald Trump is unfit to be President of the United States. “I think Donald Trump did not do himself any favors,” said Van Hollen, “He may have solidified his support with his base but his […]

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October 9, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Rockville Chamber of Commerce Hosts Election Debate (VIDEO)

The Rockville Chamber of Commerce hosted the city’s first candidates debate on Oct. 7 at the Thomas Farm Community Center. There are two candidates running for the office of Mayor and nine candidates running for four spots on the City Council. You can watch the candidates first debate in its entirety, below: The city’s election […]

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