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Citizen Cabinet To Tell Leaders What People Think

Fed up with gridlock in Washington? Americans will soon have the opportunity to do something about it without having to run for office.

10/18/2014

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Delaney, Bongino Split On West Africa Travel Ban

The major-party congressional candidates in Maryland’s 6th District favor different approaches to containing Ebola in the United States.

10/15/2014

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Md. Lawmakers Back Request For Review Of Baltimore Police Department

More pressure on the U.S. attorney general to launch a full review of the Baltimore Police Department after numerous cases of police brutality.

10/09/2014

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Delaney, Bongino Split On Immigration, Economy

Republican challenger Dan Bongino said Thursday that he’ll never vote to raise taxes if elected to the Congress — just the sort of uncompromising position that freshman Rep. John Delaney said causes congressional gridlock.

10/09/2014

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AG Eric Holder Says DC Should Have Voting Rights

Outgoing Attorney General Eric Holder says District of Columbia residents deserve representation in Congress.

09/26/2014

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Agency Completes Shepherdstown Battlefield Study

The National Park Service has completed a study of the Shepherdstown Battlefield and related resources.

08/18/2014

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Baltimore VA Benefits Office Reorganizing After Alleged Privacy Breach

More troubling news out of the VA Monday. The Baltimore Regional Benefit Office is reorganizing after what appears to be a privacy breach.

07/14/2014

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D.C. Pot Group Submits Ballot Initiative Signatures

Supporters of a ballot initiative that would let District of Columbia voters decide whether possession of up to two ounces of marijuana should be legal in the nation’s capital say they’ve got the signatures required to put the measure on November’s ballot.

07/07/2014

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Benghazi Case Unfolds Against Political Backdrop

The first prosecution arising from the Benghazi attacks is playing out in the federal courthouse blocks from both the White House and Capitol Hill, an appropriate setting for a case that has drawn stark lines between President Barack Obama and Republicans in Congress.

06/30/2014

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Congress Moves To Block D.C. Pot Decriminalization

The Republican-led House moved Wednesday to block the nation’s capital from liberalizing its marijuana laws through an amendment to a major spending bill.

06/25/2014

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No Upsets Expected In Md. Congressional Primaries

Maryland’s eight members of Congress are expected to ward off lesser-known challengers following a sleepy primary season for the candidates in the heavily Democratic state.

06/23/2014

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Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near End

General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.

05/22/2014

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