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'America Is Better Than What I Saw:' Sen. Cardin Recaps 'Fact-Finding' Trip To U.S.-Mexico BorderMaryland Sen. Ben Cardin Monday recounted his recent "fact-finding" mission to the U.S.-Mexico border during an event in Highlandtown.
Actress Rain Pryor Vane Files Paperwork To Run For Baltimore City Council; 8 Candidates Officially Running For MayorActress Rain Pryor Vane has officially filed paperwork to run for city council in Baltimore's third district.
Sen. Lindsey Graham Won't Condemn Racist Trump Tweets, Calls Democratic Congresswomen 'A Bunch Of Communists'Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of President Donald Trump's strongest allies on Capitol Hill, declined on Monday to condemn the President over his racist tweets against several minority members of Congress, instead calling them a "bunch of communists."
Appeals Court Dismisses Emolument Lawsuit Against Trump Brought By Md., D.C.The three-judge panel voted unanimously in Trump's favor, saying the District and Maryland lack standing to bring the suit against the president both in his official capacity and as an individual.
DC Mayor Requests Reimbursement From Trump For 'Salute To America' Parade CostsWashington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser sent a letter to President Trump requesting more funds for the district's Emergency Planning and Security Fund, since major events like the president's 4th of July "Salute to America" parade and President George H.W. Bush's funeral have depleted the fund.
Baltimore City State's Attorney Pushes For Marijuana Decriminalization Before House SubcommitteeMosby said she wants to see marijuana decriminalized and removed as a controlled substance -- essentially making it legal -- and then leave it up to states to decide how to regulate it.