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April 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Local Leaders Express Condolences for Officer Killed Outside U.S. Capitol

State and local leaders have taken to social media to express condolences for U.S. Capitol Police Officer William “Billy” Evans who was killed when a man in a car rammed into a police barricade. The incident took place shortly after 1 p.m. outside the U.S. Capitol on Constitution Avenue. Evans succumbed to his injuries and […]

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January 29, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS ‘Looking Into’ Quince Orchard Teacher’s Involvement in D.C. Rally Prior to Capitol Riot

Montgomery County Public Schools is investigating the involvement of a Quince Orchard social studies teacher who appears to have visited Washington D.C. on Jan. 6 to participate in a pro-Trump rally aimed at overturning the results of the 2020 election. The news was first reported by Fox 5. Former President Donald Trump spoke at the […]

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January 26, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Lead Manager Raskin Introduces Impeachment Articles in Senate

On Monday, U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8), the lead impeachment manager, led eight House impeachment managers to the Senate to deliver an article of impeachment against former President Donald Trump. The House of Representatives voted on Jan. 13 to impeach Trump for incitement of insurrection, after a mob of his supporters stormed the U.S. […]

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January 22, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen, Cardin Introduce Bill to Award Officer Goodman Congressional Gold Medal

U.S. Sens. Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) are among a bipartisan group of senators introducing a bill to award Capitol Police Officer Eugene Goodman the Congressional Gold Medal. In addition to Van Hollen and Cardin, the bill is co-introduced by U.S. Sens. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.), Chris Coons (D-Del.), and Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio). NEW: […]

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January 15, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Biden Inauguration

Gov. Larry Hogan issued a proclamation Friday declaring a state of emergency for the upcoming Presidential Inauguration on Jan. 20. According to the governor’s office, the executive action would allow the state to better coordinate and assist local jurisdictions and neighboring states in regards to security operations. Hogan is also seeking federal assistance from the […]

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January 8, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen: ‘We Stand Under the American Flag and Not the Trump Flag’

U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) of Maryland has called for the removal of President Donald Trump from office after his rhetoric empowered a mob to storm the U.S. Capitol Wednesday during a joint session of Congress to count the Electoral College votes. MyMCM spoke to Van Hollen Friday morning about how the attack happened […]

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January 6, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin’s Family Members Present When Capitol was Breached

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) was interviewed on CSPAN about the breaching of the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon. Raskin, whose son Tommy died New Year’s Eve, told CSPAN that he brought his daughter and son-in-law to the Capitol with him for moral support as Congress counted the Electoral College votes. When he heard the […]

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September 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen on Ginsburg’s Legacy, Supreme Court Vacancy Fight

Sen. Chris Van Hollen spoke to MyMCMedia Friday about the passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as well as the upcoming battle in the U.S. Senate over the court’s vacancy. Van Hollen said it was an honor to pay his respects to Ginsburg at the U.S. Capitol Friday. Ginsburg was the first woman […]

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March 7, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Student Leaders at Richard Montgomery Meet Civil Rights Icon John Lewis

Students involved in Richard Montgomery High School’s Jaguar Scholars Leadership Program see John Lewis as a rockstar. Because of history teacher Jerome Price, 25 freshmen leaders met with Rep. Lewis for about an hour and a half on Wednesday (they only expected to speak with him for a half hour!). What an honor! @MCPS Richard Montgomery […]

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January 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

José Andrés Opening #ChefsForFeds Relief Kitchen in D.C.

Chef José Andrés is continuing his pursuit of helping furloughed workers and contractors struggling from the federal government shutdown. On Wednesday, Jan. 16, Andrés is opening a temporary relief kitchen on Pennsylvania Avenue, near the U.S. Navy Memorial, to feed struggling furloughed government workers and contractors. Andrés is opening the kitchen through his non-profit, World Central Kitchen. World […]

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