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Poverty Edging Into 2016 Presidential Race Amid City Unrest

Tensions in places such as Baltimore and Ferguson, Missouri, have prompted candidates to explore the complicated relationship between poor communities and the police, and the deep-seated issues that have trapped many of the 45 million people who live in poverty in the United States.

05/04/2015

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Donald Trump Blames President Obama For Baltimore Riots

Celebrity real estate developer Donald Trump is blaming President Barack Obama for the unrest in Baltimore.
Trump, a frequent Obama critic, ripped the president on Twitter early Tuesday.

04/28/2015

Actress Kerry Washington speaks during Variety Studio Actors on Actors presented by Autograph Collection Hotels on March 29, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images for Variety)

What If Kerry Washington Becomes President?

The 2016 presidential election is right around the corner, but what if someone more famous ran; someone like a celebrity?

04/19/2015

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Former Lt. Gov. Brown Trailing In Fundraising For Congress

Former Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is trailing former Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Glenn Ivey in fundraising dollars in their bids for the 4th Congressional District seat.

04/16/2015

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Decades Old Information Act Gets 21st Century Update

A bill to update Maryland’s public information act is heading to the governor’s desk.

04/13/2015

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Baker Endorses Van Hollen For Md. Senate Seat

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker endorsed Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Maryland’s soon-to-be-open U.S Senate seat.

04/08/2015

Larry Hogan

Md. Governor Releases Supplemental Budget With Tax Relief

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has released a supplemental budget that includes money for some tax-relief plans he is supporting.

04/02/2015

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Van Hollen Flexes Fundraising Muscles In US Senate Bid

Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen is flexing his fundraising muscles.

04/01/2015

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Maryland Democratic Party Chairwoman To Resign

The Maryland Democratic Party’s chairwoman is resigning to spend more time with family.

03/27/2015

2016 President Campaign Hopeful Ted Cruz (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him ‘Unfit’ For Presidency

It’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz’s position is no different.

03/24/2015

GOP Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate Plan

House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.

03/24/2015

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Maryland Lawmaker Reassigned Over Protective Order

A Maryland lawmaker has been reassigned due to a protective order preventing him from contacting his daughter for a year.

03/10/2015

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