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Ending Sequestration: Sen. Cardin Visits Fort Meade For Town Hall Meeting On Budget Cuts

U.S. Senator Ben Cardin visited Fort Meade to address the furloughs that went into effect last month.

08/14/2013

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Trayvon Martin’s Dad Adds Voice To Help Black Men, Boys

The father of Trayvon Martin has joined an effort by members of Congress to focus more attention on issues disproportionately affecting black men and boys.

07/24/2013

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Vogt Announces Bid For Md.’s 6th District Seat

A 28-year-old Marine veteran is formally announcing his bid for Maryland’s 6th District Congressional seat.

07/03/2013

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David E. Vogt Announces Bid For Md.’s 6th District Seat

The 28-year-old Marine veteran is formally announcing his bid for Maryland’s 6th District Congressional seat.

07/03/2013

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Federal Rule Could Upend States’ Shark Fin Bans

Several members of Congress representing coastal states are voicing concern about a proposed federal regulation that could pre-empt state bans on buying or selling shark fins.

06/28/2013

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Congress May Consider Banning D.C. Traffic Cameras

A Republican congressman from Michigan may propose a ban on speed and red-light enforcement cameras in the District of Columbia.

06/27/2013

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Rawlings-Blake, Other Mayors To Meet In Vegas Amid Gun Debate

The nation’s mayors are expected to ask Congress to push anew for stronger background checks for gun buyers.

06/20/2013

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Former Secret Agent Dan Bongino To Announce Congressional Bid

Former U.S. Secret Service agent Dan Bongino is scheduled to announce his plans to run for the Republican nomination for Maryland’s 6th district congressional race.

06/17/2013

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Bongino Plans To Run For Maryland Seat In Congress

Former Secret Service agent Daniel Bongino says he will run for Congress, rather than seek the Republican nomination for Maryland governor.

06/01/2013

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Meals On Wheels Face Hard Choices With Funding Cut

Budget cuts from Congress are forcing some Meals on Wheels providers to slash programs for seniors or shut down completely.

06/01/2013

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Newly Released IRS Video Shows Employees Dancing

In the latest black eye for the Internal Revenue Service, the agency provided Congress on Friday with another video featuring its employees, this one showing about a dozen of them line dancing on a stage.

05/31/2013

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Supporters Of Immigration Reform To Rally In D.C.

Supporters of comprehensive immigration reform are planning a rally outside the Capitol as Congress works on a bill that would put 11 million immigrants in the United States illegally on a path to citizenship.

04/10/2013

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