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July 1, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Rep. Raskin Named to House Committee to Investigate Capitol Riot

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin is a member of the newly-formed Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the U.S. Capitol. Speaker Nancy Peloski announced her choices July 1 for the committee that is designed to examine and report upon the facts and causes of the attack and rioting. Besides Raskin, she also named […]

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May 11, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Reports: Md. District Court Judge Bans Staff from Wearing Thin Blue Line Flag

John P. Morrissey, the chief judge for Maryland district courts, has ordered all district court employees to stop wearing articles of clothing that donned the thin blue line flag. The “thin blue line” flag is often used by law enforcement officers to symbolize the line between police and their role in preventing society from descending […]

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February 23, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Photos: Takoma Park Honors Hometown Hero Raskin with Yard Signs

Many Takoma Park residents are celebrating U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) as a hometown hero. Raskin became a household name serving as Lead Impeachment Manager earlier this month and tried prosecuting the case against former President Donald Trump for “Incitement of Insurrection.” Raskin was present for the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol […]

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February 4, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Raskin Calls on Former Pres. Trump to Testify Under Oath

Update: 4 p.m. on Feb. 4 Through his attorney, Former Pres. Donald Trump called U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin’s letter “your latest public relations stunt” and went on to call the upcoming impeachment hearing “this unconstitutional stunt.” Here is the response from attorney David Schoen. ūüö®Response to Democratic Congressman Jamie Raskinūüö® pic.twitter.com/I13JBvbkmD — Jason Miller (@JasonMillerinDC) […]

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January 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS ‘Looking Into’ Quince Orchard Teacher’s Involvement in D.C. Rally Prior to Capitol Riot

Montgomery County Public Schools is investigating the involvement of a Quince Orchard social studies teacher who appears to have visited Washington D.C. on Jan. 6 to participate in a pro-Trump rally aimed at overturning the results of the 2020 election. The news was first reported by Fox 5. Former President Donald Trump spoke at the […]

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January 18, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Local Police on Alert During Days Surrounding Inauguration

Montgomery County Police Department is collaborating with local and federal law enforcement officers surrounding the days of the presidential inauguration, which will be held on Wednesday. A group of county police officers will be assisting the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan Police Department, which it has done since the 2001 Inauguration. It also is assisting the Capitol […]

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January 6, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Metrorail, Bus Services Close Early Due to Violence in D.C.

Metro trains and buses are ending service early Wednesday night due to a 6 p.m. citywide curfew in the District of Columbia, which Mayor Muriel Bowser declared after a pro-Trump mob stormed and entered the U.S. Capitol. Train service is ending at 8 p.m., which is three hours earlier than normal. The last trains will […]

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January 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Montgomery County, State Police Deployed to U.S. Capitol Amid Chaos

Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) officers have been deployed to the U.S. Capitol as supporters of President Donald Trump storm the building. Gov. Larry Hogan directed Maryland State Police to help Metropolitan and Capitol Police. He said he told the Maryland National Guard Adjutant General to call a rapid response team to assist law enforcement. […]

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January 6, 2021 | Michelle Queen

Maryland Reports Record Number of COVID-19 Hospitalizations, 47 Deaths, 10 in Montgomery County

Montgomery County COVID-19 Statistics The¬†Maryland Department of Health reported 513 new COVID-19 cases in Montgomery County Wednesday morning. The county‚Äôs cumulative case count is 48,864. Montgomery County recorded 10 new coronavirus-related fatalities Wednesday, bringing the death toll to 1,114. As of Wednesday, 11 schools in the state are reporting COVID-19 cases, one school is located […]

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January 6, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 6, in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, Jan. 6 and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Weekly COVID-19 Media Briefing:¬†County Executive Marc Elrich, County Health Officer Dr. Travis Gayles and Emergency Management Director Dr. Earl Stoddard will hold their weekly media briefing at 12:30 p.m. You can watch live on MCM channels 21 and 995 […]

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