Politics

Maryland Among States Suing Federal Government Over Rule Allowing Clinicians To Refuse AbortionsNearly two dozen states and municipalities are suing the federal government to stop a new rule letting health care clinicians object to providing abortions and other services that conflict with their moral or religious beliefs.
Elizabeth Warren, Elijah Cummings Unveil Plan To 'End The Opioid Crisis'Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has joined with Rep. Elijah Cummings to reintroduce an ambitious plan they first proposed last year to "end the opioid crisis." This time, the Massachusetts senator and longtime Maryland Democratic congressman would pay for it with a tax on the mega-rich.
For The First Time, The Maryland House Speaker Won't Be A White ManDel. Maggie McIntosh, a white lesbian progressive Democrat from Baltimore, is running against Del. Dereck Davis, a black Democrat from Prince George's County.
Jill Biden Says Joe Must Be Better Judge Of Personal SpaceShe says the former vice president and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate "is going to have to be a better judge of when people approach him and how he's going to react."
Hampden's Unofficial 'Mayor' Lou Catelli Files For Baltimore City MayorLou Catelli, a man who is known as the unofficial mayor of Hampden, filed to be Baltimore city's mayor Monday morning.
Firefighters Union Endorses Joe Biden For PresidentBiden becomes the first 2020 presidential candidate to be endorsed by a major labor group.