Here's How Maryland's Congressmen Voted On War Powers Resolution Involving IranThe U.S. House of Representatives voted 224-194 Thursday evening in favor of a resolution restricting President Donald Trump's response to hostilities in Iran.
Md. Lawmakers Blast Trump's 'Bluster,' 'Impulsive Actions' Regarding Iran, Say US Is Losing Influence In RegionTwo Maryland lawmakers decried President Donald Trump's apparent lack of a long-term plan for the Middle East in the wake of Iran's retaliatory airstrikes on U.S. troops in Iraq, saying the U.S. has had its influence in Iraq and the region "undermined."
Attack On Saudi Oil Facility Could Cause Gas Price Spike In MarylandOil prices spiked more than 14 percent Monday after a weekend attack on the world's largest oil production facility in Saudi Arabia caused the biggest oil disruption in history. That could mean higher prices at the pump locally as soon as Tuesday.
Trump Orders Limited Strike On Iran But Then Calls It OffThere was every indication the U.S. was about to launch a limited strike against Iranian surface-to-air missile sites, but the military stood down at the 11th hour.
Trump Warns Countries Against Doing Business With Iran As Sanctions Kick Back InPresident Donald Trump has warned that countries doing business with Iran will "NOT be doing business with the United States."
Trump Tweets Explosive Threat To Iran"NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE," Trump tweeted.
At Least 30 Dead, 200 Hurt In Iran-Iraq QuakeAn Iranian official says at least 30 people died in Iran when a magnitude 7.2 earthquake hit near the Iran-Iraq border region. Deputy Gov. Mojtaba Nikkerdar of Iran’s Kermanshah province also says more than 200 people suffered injuries.
American Held In Iran Released On Bail Amid 18-Year SentenceAn Iranian-American serving an 18-year prison sentence in Iran for "collaboration with a hostile government" has been released on bail.
Iranian Baby Will be Allowed into US for Life-Saving SurgeryNew York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday that an Iranian infant banned from entering the United States for life-saving heart surgery under President Donald Trump's executive order will now be allowed to travel for the emergency procedure.
Sarbanes To Support Iran Nuclear DealMaryland Rep. John Sarbanes says he will support the nuclear deal with Iran.
Pressure Mounts On Senator Cardin To Decide Iran Deal VotePressure continues to mount on Maryland Senator Ben Cardin to decide which way he will vote on the Iran nuclear deal. Supporters and opponents of the deal continue to hold rallies, trying to help sway his vote.
Hundreds Rally Against Proposed Iran Nuclear DealA proposed nuclear deal with Iran is still causing major controversy in Maryland. Hundreds rally against the agreement with Senator Ben Cardin under intense pressure to choose a position.
Democrats Undeclared On Iran Deal Heed Voters, Not AdsOpponents of President Barack Obama's nuclear pact with Iran tried turning up the heat this week on undecided Senate Democrat Jon Tester with a TV ad saying politician like him would have "blood on their hands" if they supported the deal. But the burly Montanan came out in favor, the latest of a string of Democrats to shrug off ad campaigns from opposition groups.
Md. Sen. Ben Cardin A Key Target In Battle Over Iran Nuclear DealThe battle over a nuclear deal with Iran is turning into one of the most expensive Congress has ever seen.
Md. Lawmaker Focus Of Major Media Campaign On Iran Nuclear DealNational groups are mounting an aggressive ad war in the state for and against the agreement. That's because Senator Ben Cardin will play a pivotal role in whether the deal lives or dies.