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May 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Cardin Thinks Montgomery County Will See More Federal COVID-19 Funding

U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin said he believes Montgomery County will see more funding after the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help with COVID-19 costs.  “At the end of the day I think there will be a second round of funds coming to state and local governments, which will affect not only […]

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March 24, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

County Health Officer Calls Trump’s Comments ‘Recklessly Irresponsible’ and ‘Disgusting’

The Montgomery County Council sat as the Board of Health at a meeting Tuesday.  The first topic on the agenda was a COVID-19 update from County Health Officer and Chief of Public Health Services Dr. Travis Gayles and Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security Director Earl Stoddard.  Gayles noted that circumstances have changed since […]

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March 16, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Trump Says U.S. Has 15 Days to Best Lower Coronavirus Infection Rate

President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and members of the Coronavirus Task Force held a briefing at the White House Monday to announce new CDC guidelines to stop the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. The president said there are steps Americans can take in the next 15 days to best lower the infection rate […]

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February 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Former Tuskegee Airman, Bethesda Resident Continues Dream Week with NASA Honor

Brig. Gen. Charles McGee, a former Tuskegee Airman and Bethesda resident, is having a very memorable week. Sunday he took part in the Super Bowl pregame coin toss ceremony, Tuesday night he was recognized by President Trump at the State of the Union Address and Wednesday, the 100 year-old was honored at NASA Headquarters in […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dozens Rally in Olney in Support of Impeaching Trump

On the eve of the House of Representatives voting on whether or not to impeach President Donald Trump, dozens of people showed up at Olney Manor Recreational Park to support removing the president from office. View this post on Instagram Dozens of people came out to Olney Manor Recreational Park on Tuesday night to rally […]

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October 25, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés to Serve Up Ceremonial First Pitch for Game 5

Bethesda’s José Andrés is scheduled to throw out the ceremonial first pitch of Game 5 of the World Series—if the Washington Nationals and the Houston Astros are still playing. Fox is scheduled to air the game at 8:07 p.m. Sunday. It would take place at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. Andrés, the celebrity chef, founded […]

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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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