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July 30, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Hogan to Discuss Trump’s Demeaning Tweets on ‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’

Governor Larry Hogan is scheduled to appear on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” on Thursday, a few days after President Trump sent out demeaning tweets about the city of Baltimore and Representative Elijah Cummings. In a Twitter thread from July 27, Trump referred to Baltimore as a “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” and […]

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July 29, 2019 | Sara Chernikoff

Cummings Flooded With Support Amid Attacks From President Trump

Maryland leaders are defending Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) after President Donald Trump attacked his character and his congressional district in a series of tweets Saturday. Trump called the Cummings’ Baltimore district, which includes half of the city of Baltimore and much of Baltimore and Howard counties, “a disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess” on Twitter. […]

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July 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne and Doug Tallman

Ocasio-Cortez: ‘When We Make Hope Kinetic, the Good Will Win’

New York’s firebrand congressional representative, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, exhorted Montgomery County Democrats insisting the country would not backslide from progressive policy advances. “I will always believe that when we make hope kinetic, the good will win,” Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said. Ocasio-Cortez joined Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) for a rally on Thursday night that raised money for […]

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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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April 23, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan, Mulling 2020 Run, Criticizes Republican Loyalty to the ‘Dear Leader’

Hogan Says He’s Considering a 2020 Presidential Run in New Hampshire Will Gov. Larry Hogan will pose a primary challenge to President Donald Trump? While speaking at a Politics and Eggs event at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire, Hogan was asked if he was going to announce he’s entering the 2020 race. Gov. […]

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April 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Two Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Man Wearing MAGA Hat in Germantown

Germantown district police officers have arrested two men for their involvement in an assault and robbery that occurred in Germantown over the weekend. According to police, the two men arrested for their involvement in this incident are Jovan Crawford of Germantown, 27, and Scott Duncan Roberson of Washington D.C., 25. Police say that a man, […]

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December 19, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Trump Executive Order Gives Federal Employees Day Off on Christmas Eve

President Donald Trump signed an executive order excusing federal government employees from work on Christmas Eve. However, executive departments still have the authority to determine if certain agencies should remain open for national security and defense purposes. The order states, “All executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government shall be closed and their employees […]

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November 13, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland Challenges Appointment of Trump’s Acting Attorney General

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh filed a motion against the Trump administration, claiming the appointment of acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, is illegal. The motion argues the power associated with the attorney general position should belong to Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein, who was next in the line of succession to serve as acting […]

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September 7, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Hucker on DACA: ‘People Need to Know County Government Has Their Back’ (VIDEO)

In response to a statement issued by the White House to end the program established by the Obama administration which protects undocumented children from deportation and eligible for work permits, local officials are speaking out. The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, also known as DACA, allowed people who came to the United States as […]

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September 6, 2017 | Staff Writer

Leggett, Council Blast Trump Decision on DACA

County Executive Ike Leggett and the County Council issued statements Wednesday on President Donald Trump’s decision to rescind Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Last week, Montgomery College President DeRionne Pollard issued her own statement urging Trump to continue the program. Here are the statements: Montgomery County Council Statement The Montgomery County Council denounces […]

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