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June 24, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Delaney’s Future: “Working on Next Steps” (VIDEO)

Is Maryland congressman John Delaney planning a run for governor? That’s the question a lot of people are asking as the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election is just a little over a year away, June 26, 2018. Earlier this year, MyMCMedia asked Delaney about his political future and he said he would have something to say […]

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February 27, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Investigate Bomb Threat at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School

Montgomery County police officers were called to the Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Rockville on Monday morning to investigate a bomb threat. Police spokesperson Rick Goodale said police received the report at 9:37 a.m. and, he said, officers swept the school but found nothing. He said police officers are now trying to determine […]

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January 28, 2017 | Staff Writer

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Congressman Sarbanes Releases Statement about President Trump’s Refugee Ban

Maryland Congressman John Sarbanes, a Democrat, released the following statement after President Donald Trump issued an executive order banning refugees from entry into the United States: “President Trump’s executive order imposing entry restrictions on refugees and citizens from certain countries is unlawful and is already being challenged in the courts. The President is pitting himself […]

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January 18, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 18, in Montgomery County: 1. The Montgomery County Council voted 5-4 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020. 2. Got questions about life in Montgomery County?Executive Ike Leggett is holding a virtual town hall meeting from 1 p.m. – 2 p.m. today. 3. […]

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January 17, 2017 | Staff Writer

Congressman Jamie Raskin Plans to Skip the Inauguration

Congressman Jamie Raskin, a Democrat, has announced that he will not attend the inauguration on Friday. Raskin has posted a statement on his website. In it he writes, “I have assumed that I would attend the inauguration of Donald Trump…but as the hour approaches, I realize that I cannot bring myself to go.” You can […]

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February 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

UNITE HERE International Union Endorses Kumar Barve for Congress

UNITE HERE International Union is endorsing Kumar Barve for Congress in the race to fill Chris Van Hollen’s seat in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District. “Our union is made up of a majority of immigrants, women and people of color,”  Roxie Herbekian, international vice president of UNITE HERE International Union and president of UNITE HERE Local […]

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February 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

NEA Endorses Jamie Raskin for Congress

The National Education Association’s political action committee, the NEA Fund for Children and Public Education, endorsed Jamie Raskin for Maryland’s 8th Congressional District today. “Jamie Raskin is a true progressive leader with impressive experience who realizes the importance of public education in the lives of working families,” said NEA President Lily Eskelsen García. “With unprecedented […]

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November 20, 2015 | Sonya Burke

U.S. Rep. John Delaney Vote on Refugees

UPDATED U.S. Rep. John Delaney, a Democrat, voted for the American SAFE Act, which would require the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and relevant national security agencies to ensure that each refugee receives a thorough background investigation before U.S. refugee admission. Delaney released the following statement about his vote: “Regarding Syrian refugees, we should not […]

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October 24, 2015 | Sonya Burke

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen at Vietnam Veterans Salute (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen was one of the speakers at Montgomery County’s salute to its Vietnam War veterans on Oct. 24th at the Universities at Shady Grove. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, Congressman Van Hollen described the event as an incredibly moving gathering. Take a look:

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October 8, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Maryland District 8 Congressional Candidates on Their Experience (VIDEO)

The Greater Capital Area Association of Realtors (GCAAR) hosted a candidates forum for the six Democrats running for election to Maryland’s 8th Congressional District earlier this month. The candidates included David Anderson, Kumar Barve, Ana Sol-Guiterrez, Will Jawando, Kathleen Matthews and Jamie Raskin. One of the questions asked during the two-hour forum was about the […]

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