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September 11, 2018 In The News
For House Democrats, the August recess was all about November. After eight years in the minority, Democrats are in their best position to retake the House, and they’re trying not to mess it up.
September 10, 2018 In The News
Maryland's Democratic congressional delegation has asked CSX Corp. President and Chief Executive Officer James Foote for a status report on the proposed Howard Street Tunnel project in Baltimore
September 8, 2018 In The News
Members of Maryland’s congressional delegation are asking the head of the railroad company CSX about its plans to improve a tunnel in Baltimore that would allow more containers to be shipped from the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore, a move that could reduce the truck traffic coming through Frederick.
September 7, 2018 In The News

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous may be struggling to get his message out to Maryland voters, but he has earned the attention of President Donald J. Trump.

Trump, at a rally in Montana on Thursday night, criticized Jealous over immigration — though not by name.

September 6, 2018 In The News
Donald Trump’s war on migrant kids has escalated. “The Trump administration is proposing a new regulation to replace the Flores Settlement Agreement,” reports DHS Watch, “which provides for basic standards of care for children and protects them from indefinite detention. Instead, the proposed regulation would allow for indefinite detention of children in unlicensed facilities.”
September 6, 2018 In The News

The House Ethics Committee voted Thursday to investigate Reps. Duncan D. Hunter (R-Calif.) and Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), a move that comes after the lawmakers were indicted in separate cases within the past month.

Hunter and his wife face charges of using campaign funds to pay for family vacations and other personal expenses, while Collins has been charged with insider trading.

September 6, 2018 In The News

The House Ethics Committee voted Thursday to impanel investigative subcommittees to examine Reps. Duncan Hunter of California and Chris Collins of New York. But neither panel plans to conduct work on the investigation at this time, deferring to the Justice Department for now.

September 6, 2018 In The News

Two weeks after he was indicted by federal prosecutors for allegedly misusing campaign funds, Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Alpine, will face a new investigation — this one conducted by his colleagues in the U.S. House of Representatives.

September 6, 2018 In The News

The House Ethics Committee announced on Thursday that it would create special panels to investigate indicted GOP Reps. Chris Collins of New York and Duncan Hunter of California, but it will not do so until after their criminal cases are resolved.

September 6, 2018 In The News

On March 23, 2017, the Committee on Ethics … announced that it was reviewing allegations referred by the Office of Congressional Ethics regarding Rep. Duncan Hunter. The committee also announced that because the Department of Justice had asked the committee to defer its consideration of the matter, the committee had followed precedent and voted unanimously to defer its review at that time.