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October 14, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Attorney General: ‘Voter Intimidation, Voter Harassment is a Crime’

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is responding to President Donald Trump, who has been raising concerns about voter intimidation in the upcoming 2020 General Election. “Voter intimidation, voter harassment is a crime. It’s a crime under state law, it’s a crime under federal law,” Frosh told MyMCMedia. “If people are intending in Maryland to come […]

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September 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen Compares Trump to Putin for Not Committing to Peaceful Transition

On Friday, MyMCMedia spoke to U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) of Maryland about President Donald Trump refusing to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he was to lose the November election. “I never thought I’d see the day in the United States of America where an American president refused to commit to […]

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July 31, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin: John Lewis ‘Never Wavered for One Minute in His Beliefs in Nonviolence’

MyMCMedia spoke to Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) about the legacy of civil rights icon and former Rep. John Lewis (D-GA). Raskin said Lewis “never wavered for one minute in his beliefs in nonviolence.” “His message was not one of revenge, it was not vindictive, it was about transformation and us being in an interracial process together […]

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July 16, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Sarah Cooper, That Woman From TikTok Lip-Syncing to Trump, Grew Up in Rockville

Comedian Sarah Cooper is taking the world by storm one TikTok at a time. The year 2020 has come with a number of unexpected twists and turns. It’s a year of grief for the country because of the coronavirus and racial unrest, but despite the hardships,  Cooper is keeping people laughing. Many in Montgomery County […]

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July 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Announces Virtual Book Tour Ahead of Release of ‘Still Standing’ Memoir

Gov. Larry Hogan announced on social media the release of his upcoming memoir “Still Standing: Surviving Cancer, Riots, a Global Pandemic, and the Toxic Politics that Divide America.” The memoir is cowritten by Ellis Henican, a political analyst on Fox News. Amazon describes the memoir as detailing Hogan’s time as Maryland Governor and his unexpected […]

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April 15, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan: Starting Saturday, All Marylanders Need to Wear Face Masks, Coverings

Gov. Larry Hogan signed an executive order requiring Marylanders (over the age of 9) to wear face masks and coverings when inside of retail establishments and while using public transportation. Hogan announced at a press conference Wednesday that the order will be in effect 7 a.m. on Saturday. The order also requires retail establishments—food establishments, […]

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October 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan to be Honored at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville

Award-winning author Amy Tan will be honored at the 23rd Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville on Oct. 12. The literary festival was started in 1996 to honor the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald — who’s buried in a small Rockville cemetery with his wife, Zelda Fitzgerald — and other influential American literary […]

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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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March 6, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for March 6 in Montgomery County

Today is Wednesday, March 6. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Education Budget Meeting: There’s an Education Budget Meeting at Rockville High School tonight at 6:30 p.m. Community members are invited to learn about the FY 2020 Budget. Montgomery County Councilmember Craig Rice attend this meeting with MCPS Superintendent Jack R. Smith […]

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January 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Meet the 11-Year-Old Entrepreneur Helping Furloughed Federal Workers

One of North Potomac’s youngest residents, Bella Berrellez, 11, has one of Montgomery County’s biggest hearts. Bella, a fifth-grade student, is devoted to helping furloughed federal workers struggling from the government shutdown. Bella became interested in helping furloughed workers because her mother, a Food and Drug Administration employee, is furloughed. Seeing her mother not receiving a paycheck inspired […]

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