U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen

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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November 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Senate Appropriation Bill Includes Funding For NIH, Purple Line

The U.S. Senate’s proposed appropriations bill includes funding for several projects in Montgomery County and Maryland. The Senate Appropriation Committee’s bipartisan bill now moves to the U.S. House of Representatives for its approval. The Appropriations Committee, on which Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) sits, supported a $2 billion increase in funding for the National Institutes […]

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November 3, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Raskin, Fellow Democrats Impressed by Huge Voter Turnout; Optimistic Biden Will Win

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin, who was expected to be overwhelmingly reelected to represent the 8th District, said he was optimistic Joe Biden would be the next president. “I think there is going to be a massive popular rejection of [President Donald] Trump when all the votes get counted,” he said, adding that the job of […]

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October 13, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Silver Spring Woman Speaks Out Against Supreme Court Nominee in Attempt to Save Affordable Care Act

A Silver Spring woman, whose daughter spent five months in the neonatal intensive care unit and currently needs help breathing and eating, is speaking out against appointing Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. In a virtual news conference hosted by U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) on Oct.13, Elena Hung explained that if […]

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October 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Food Insecurity Remains Growing Problem in Montgomery County

Nourish Now recently opened its 17th food distribution site in Bethesda, one of the wealthiest cities in America. The distribution site, which is open Friday afternoons from 1 to 3 p.m., is located in the parking lot of Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad on Battery Lane. “Sometimes people think of the Bethesda community as a place […]

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September 28, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Van Hollen Compares Trump to Putin for Not Committing to Peaceful Transition

On Friday, MyMCMedia spoke to U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D) of Maryland about President Donald Trump refusing to commit to a peaceful transition of power if he was to lose the November election. “I never thought I’d see the day in the United States of America where an American president refused to commit to […]

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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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September 21, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Líderes de Maryland Rinden Homenajes a Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Los homenajes de los líderes de Maryland para honrar a la jueza de la Corte Suprema, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, no se hicieron esperar tan pronto se conoció la noticia de su muerte. Ginsburg falleció el viernes a los 87 años de “complicaciones del cáncer de páncreas metastásico”, según un comunicado de la Corte Suprema. Su […]

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September 18, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Tributes to Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pour in from Leaders in Maryland

Tributes from leaders in Maryland are pouring in to honor Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Ginsburg died this evening at 87 from “complications of metastatic pancreas cancer,” according to a statement from the Supreme Court. Her death leaves a Supreme Court seat vacancy, weeks before the 2020 General Election. NPR reports that Ginsburg dictated […]

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August 21, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Funding Awarded To Montgomery College STEM Students

Maryland federal legislators announced Aug. 20 the awarding of almost $900,000 in funding to support STEM education. Mount St. Mary’s University in Emmitsburg, in partnership with Montgomery College and Frederic Community College, will receive $899,926 to support science, technology, engineering and math degree completion and jobs for low income, high achieving graduates. The program will […]

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