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August 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Rep. Trone on Virtual Democratic Convention: ‘Just Knocked it Out of the Park’

U.S. Rep. David Trone (D-Md.) spoke to MyMCMedia about this week’s unconventional virtual Democratic National Convention. Trone is excited about this year’s Democratic ticket and said, “I thought the virtual piece just knocked it out of the park and the conventions will change forever.” On Thursday, two women with Montgomery County connections had prominent roles […]

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August 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Leaders React to Michelle Obama DNC Speech

Monday was the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.  Speakers included Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Former First Lady Michelle Obama. Obama’s speech received attention on social media and #ItIsWhatItIs became a popular hashtag after her blunt statement about President Donald Trump’s performance. “Donald Trump is the wrong […]

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August 11, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Montgomery County Leaders React to Biden’s VP Pick Harris

On Tuesday, presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden announced that he’s selected California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate. Harris’ candidacy is historic in that she’s the first Black woman and the only South Asian American woman to become a vice presidential nominee. Here’s a look at how Democratic leaders in Montgomery County are […]

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May 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Biden to Rally Virtually With Maryland Democrats Ahead of Primary

Ahead of Tuesday’s Presidential Primary Election, the Maryland Democratic Party has organized a virtual rally at 3 p.m. Sunday and they are bringing in some big names in the Democratic Party. The virtual event is called “Dems@Distance” and will feature appearances from the presumptive Democratic primary nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, as well as […]

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May 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

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Andrés to Join Biden for Virtual Town Hall on Food Insecurity

At 7 p.m. Tuesday, Chef José Andrés of Bethesda is joining former Vice President Joe Biden (the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee) for a virtual town hall. The town hall is hosted by Yahoo News and will focus on food insecurity and the future of the restaurant industry. TONIGHT: Join @joebiden and @chefjoseandres in our live […]

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May 4, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Kamala Harris to 7 Year-Old Cavanaugh Bell: ‘You Inspire Me’

Gaithersburg’s Cavanaugh Bell is continuing to receive praise for his antibullying activism and for making care packages for the elderly during the COVID-19 health crisis. Seven-year-old Cavanaugh Bell proves that no one is ever too young to be a leader.https://t.co/pDkubhe3IS — Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) April 13, 2020 The 7-year-old who founded the nonprofit Cool and […]

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April 21, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Biden, Cuomo Weigh in on Maryland’s 500,000 Coronavirus Tests

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden, as well as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), have weighed in on the news that Maryland has obtained 500,000 coronavirus tests from South Korea. In a statement, obtained by the Baltimore Sun, Biden said Monday evening: “The administration’s response on testing has been so […]

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March 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Former Congressman Delaney Endorses Biden

Former Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney (D-Md.) officially announced his endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden on Twitter Friday. Delaney — the former congressman from Potomac — dropped out of the presidential race in January, days before the Iowa caucuses. Now, the Democratic primary — which started out with a crowded field of candidates — has […]

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January 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney Drops Out of Presidential Race

Former U.S. Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) of Potomac has announced an end to his presidential campaign, days before the Iowa caucus. Delaney released the following statement on Twitter Friday morning: lt has been a privilege to campaign for the Democratic nomination for President, but it is clear that God has a different purpose for me […]

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December 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg to Allow Pool Reporter at Fundraiser in Bethesda

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Ind.) is coming to Bethesda on Friday evening to attend a fundraiser for his presidential campaign. Attending the fundraiser is expensive and the public has to shell out a minimum of $1,000 to buy tickets—the top level ticket costs $2,800. According to the campaign’s website, the lower level tickets that cost $500 […]

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