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Former Md. Lt. Gov. Brown Running For Congress

Maryland’s former lieutenant governor will soon be back in the political spotlight.

03/12/2015

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Glenn Ivey Announces Run For Congress

Former Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey has announced he will run for Congress.

03/11/2015

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Pot Fight Between D.C. Mayor, Congress Could Cost The City

The new mayor of the nation’s capital gave her constituents what they wanted — the ability to legally grow and share marijuana in private.

02/27/2015

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Despite Threats From Congress, D.C. Legalizes Pot

The District of Columbia has defied threats from Congress and moved forward with legalizing possession of marijuana after a voter-approved initiative.

02/26/2015

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Congressional Leaders: D.C.’s Subway Needs Improvement

A man who performed CPR on the woman who died in a smoke-filled D.C. Metro tunnel tells his story to Congress. A congressional committee is investigating the incident.

02/13/2015

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Boehner: Pope Francis to address Congress on Sept. 24

Pope Francis will address a joint meeting of Congress on Sept. 24. He’ll be the first Pontiff to do so.

02/05/2015

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Obama Sends Record $4 Trillion Spending Plan To Congress

President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $4 trillion budget that would boost taxes on higher-income Americans and corporation. It would use the money to get rid of tight budget spending caps, fund an ambitious public works program and provide middle-class tax relief.

02/02/2015

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$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation Projects

Projects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.

01/14/2015

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D.C. Sends Pot Legalization Initiative To Congress

The D.C. Council has sent an initiative legalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana to Congress for review, despite an attempt by Congress to block the nation’s capital from legalizing pot.

01/14/2015

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Senate Passes $1.1 trillion Spending Bill, Sends To Obama

A $1.1 trillion spending bill is on its way to President Barack Obama for his signature.

12/13/2014

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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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