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Groups representing thousands of veterans, the elderly and the disabled are criticizing Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recent comments suggesting national parks should increase entrance fees because too many people get in for free.
He specifically mentioned veterans and disabled people in his comments.
Texas authorities believe domestic violence may have been at the root of Devin Kelley’s murderous rampage in a church near San Antonio on Sunday, and the military now concedes that its failure to enter details of a previous domestic violence conviction may have made it easier for him to obtain the assault rifle he used to kill 26 people.
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will consolidate its operations into a $265 million headquarters in Camp Springs, Maryland, in less than three years.
Freshman Rep. Anthony G. Brown, 55, a Maryland Democrat, talks about the lack of bipartisanship on the big issues of the day, lessons learned from his unsuccessful run for governor, and the luxury of waking up in his district.
Q: What has surprised you about Congress that you didn’t expect?
Six U.S. representatives representing Maryland, including Maryland Democratic Reps. Anthony Brown and Jamie Raskin, are helping cosponsor a bill outlawing attachments to semiautomatic rifles that allow them to fire faster.
U.S. Rep. John Delaney has co-sponsored legislation to have a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee removed from Antietam National Battlefield.
Former lieutenant governor and current Maryland congressman Anthony Brown commemorated the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Antietam with a call to remove a Robert E. Lee statue from Antietam National Battlefield.
The National Park Service-protected battlefield is in Sharpsburg, Maryland.
At a town hall held at AACC on Saturday, U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown pledged to continue working to protect and expand Pell Grants, which he said are “under assault.”
He also discussed separate bills to reduce hate speech on college campuses and to incentivize businesses to provide workforce development.
This weekend marks the 155th anniversary of The Battle of Antietam near Sharpsburg, Maryland, the bloodiest one-day battle in U.S. history, one in which more than 23,000 soldiers died, were wounded or went missing.
Rep. Anthony Brown on Friday introduced a bill to remove the statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee from Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg.
The announcement was timed to coincide with the 155th anniversary of the bloodiest single-day battle in American history, the first field engagement in the Eastern Theater of the Civil War.