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October 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Raskin, Pelosi to Introduce Legislation Related to 25th Amendment Friday

U.S. Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md. 8) will join U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) at the Capitol Visitor Center at 10:15 a.m. Friday to introduce legislation related to the 25 Amendment. The bill, which Raskin originally introduced in  May 2017, is called Commission on Presidential Capacity to Discharge the Powers and Duties of Office Act. In […]

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October 8, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Health Advisory Urges Individuals Connected to Recent White House Events to Get Tested

Montgomery County has joined health officers from nine neighboring jurisdictions located in Maryland, Washington D.C., and Virginia to issue a health advisory after 12 people—including President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump—tested positive for the coronavirus after attending a maskless Supreme Court nomination ceremony for Judge Amy Coney Barrett in the White House Rose […]

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October 2, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Hogan Desea que el Presidente y la Primera Dama se Recuperen Pronto del Coronavirus

El gobernador Larry Hogan tuiteó el viernes por la mañana sobre la noticia de que el presidente Donald Trump y la primera dama Melania Trump dieron positivo por coronavirus. “Yumi y yo deseamos al presidente Trump y a la Primera Dama una pronta recuperación. Nuestros pensamientos y nuestras oraciones están con ambos”, tuiteó Hogan. Yumi […]

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October 2, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Hogan Wishes President, First Lady ‘Speedy Recovery’ from Coronavirus

Gov. Larry Hogan tweeted Friday morning about the news that President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have both tested positive for coronavirus. “Yumi and I are wishing President Trump and the First Lady a speedy recovery. Our thoughts and our prayers are with them both,” Hogan tweeted. Yumi and I are wishing President […]

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August 18, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Local Leaders React to Michelle Obama DNC Speech

Monday was the first night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.  Speakers included Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.), New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Former First Lady Michelle Obama. Obama’s speech received attention on social media and #ItIsWhatItIs became a popular hashtag after her blunt statement about President Donald Trump’s performance. “Donald Trump is the wrong […]

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July 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Denounces Trump’s Directive to Exclude Undocumented Immigrants from Census

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich strongly denounced President Donald Trump’s July 21 memorandum that calls for undocumented immigrants to be excluded from the 2020 Census when considering allocation of House of Representatives seats.   “This is yet another attack by Trump to fire up his ever-shrinking base as he continues his attacks on immigrants and people […]

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July 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dr. Fauci to Throw Ceremonial First Pitch at Nats Opener

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases in Bethesda, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Washington Nationals’ opening game Thursday against the New York Yankees. The Nationals said in a statement: “Dr. Fauci has been a true champion for our country during the Covid-19 pandemic and […]

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May 7, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

First Lady Melania Trump Donates 150 Meals to The Children’s Inn at NIH

First Lady Melania Trump donated 150 boxed lunches to The Children’s Inn at the NIH in Bethesda Tuesday. The food was sent with contact-free delivery and packaged securely, according to Melania Trump’s spokesperson Stephanie Grisham. The meals were delivered by White House staff and the White House executive chef and pastry chef. Sending my best […]

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April 7, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Maryland to Provide Racial Breakdowns for Coronavirus Data

Hogan’s Latest Coronavirus Action: Racial Data, Baltimore-Washington Corridor Deemed COVID-19 Hotspot, Strike Teams for Nursing Homes Gov. Larry Hogan announced at a press conference in Baltimore Tuesday that he’s directed Maryland Department of Health’s Office of Minority Health and Health Disparities to start offering racial and ethnic breakdowns for all of the state’s coronavirus cases. […]

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March 17, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Trump Quiere Enviar Dinero a Personas lo más Rápido Posible

Durante una reunión informativa del Grupo de Trabajo sobre Coronavirus el martes, el Secretario del Tesoro de los Estados Unidos, Steve Mnuchin, dijo que la administración apoya poner en ley un paquete de estímulo para que los estadounidenses reciban apoyo financiero durante la crisis. “Estamos buscando enviar cheques a los estadounidenses de inmediato”, dijo Mnuchin, […]

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