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August 5, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Flags Fly at Half-Staff for Victims of El Paso and Dayton Shootings

Flags have been lowered to half-staff as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas on August 3, and in Dayton, Ohio on August 4 that left dozens dead and many more wounded. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half-staff in a proclamation Sunday […]

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August 2, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Makes Media Rounds as Trump Disparages Baltimore

Gov. Larry Hogan (R-Md.) was in New York City on Thursday, making the media rounds on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” Fox News, and CNBC. These appearances came the same week President Donald Trump has disparaged Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-7) and the City of Baltimore. The focus of Hogan’s appearances was speaking about his new […]

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July 31, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

National Cathedral Joins Chorus Criticizing President

The National Cathedral in Washington added its voice to the critics who have excoriated President Donald Trump for his tweets and statements against four congresswomen of color and against the city of Baltimore. “As faith leaders who serve at Washington National Cathedral – the sacred space where America gathers at moments of national significance – […]

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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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July 29, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Raskin: ‘We Are in an Impeachment Investigation’

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-8th) told MyMCMedia on Monday that the U.S. House of Representatives was already investigating for a potential impeachment of President Donald Trump. Here’s our interview: The interview followed a Montgomery Talks podcast Raskin recorded at our studios. The podcast will be published soon.  

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July 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Ocasio-Cortez Joins Raskin for Rally in Silver Spring Thursday

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) will be joined by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday for a rally at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The rally will benefit Raskin’s Democracy Summer program, which aims to educate young Democrats about political organizing strategies to turn out voters to vote down the ballot in the 2020 election. Both […]

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June 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Supporters Come Out for Trump for President Re-Election Watch Party

Dozens of supporters filled Lahinch Tavern and Grill in Potomac Tuesday evening for the Montgomery County Trump for President Re-Election Watch Party. Many wore Trump-Pence t-shirts as organizers went over social media strategy before watching the President on TV officially announce the launch of his 2020 campaign at a rally in Orlando.

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June 2, 2019 | Staff Writer

Flags Fly at Half-Staff for Victims of Virginia Beach Shootings

Flags have been lowered to half-staff as a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the shooting in Virginia Beach, Virginia at the city’s municipal center on May 31. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half-staff in a proclamation Saturday morning. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered […]

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May 22, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Influential Authors Stop By 10th Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival

The 10th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival featured 140 authors who are celebrated at the local and national level. “This year is the one that I think matches the City of Gaithersburg the most in terms of its diversity,” Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman said. Some in attendance include Sarah McCoy, author of “Marilla of Green Gables”; […]

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April 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Footage of Hogan Sr. Calling for Nixon’s Impeachment Resurfaces

Old footage of Gov. Larry Hogan’s father resurfaced on MSNBC’s show “The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell” on Monday night. The footage shows then-Congressman Lawrence Hogan Sr. calling for President Richard Nixon’s impeachment. Hogan Sr. was the first Republican congressman to call for Nixon’s impeachment — a fact Gov. Hogan alluded to in his inaugural […]

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