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November 20, 2018 In The News
Two members of the Congressional Black Caucus are in direct competition for a Democratic leadership position, including a young upstart who is bypassing the unwritten rule to wait his turn.
November 19, 2018 In The News
National Guard troops should have never been deployed to the U.S.-Mexico border, Rep. Anthony Brown, a veteran and member of the Armed Services Committee, said Monday.
November 19, 2018 In The News
Nine House Democrats who are also veterans of the military signed a letter released Monday that backs Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) as Speaker, arguing she has a proven record on national security and issues related to veterans.
November 19, 2018 In The News
The Thanksgiving holiday is rapidly approaching and many around the country are making plans to celebrate the occasion. For his part, Donald Trump's 2018 Thanksgiving Day plans look pretty much the same as they did last year. However, this year, they are drawing increased scrutiny.
November 19, 2018 In The News
Troops sent to the U.S.-Mexico border after Donald Trump warned about the dangers of the Latin American “migrant caravan” are being recalled less than a week after reports emerged that they were incredibly bored while waiting for the caravan to arrive.
November 16, 2018 In The News
A bill that would rename the post office in Largo after a ground-breaking Prince George’s County executive is headed to President Trump’s desk for signature. The U.S. Senate approved a measure late Thursday that renames the U.S. Postal Service office at 9801 Apollo Drive as the “Wayne K. Curry Post Office Building.”
November 16, 2018 In The News
Trump did not provide evidence that bad actors were mixed in with the families fleeing gangs, violence, corruption and overwhelming poverty in their countries. Apparently, he didn’t feel the need as he ordered up to 15,000 military troops to Texas and the U.S.-Mexico border to confront a much smaller number of refugees, who by the way have a legal right to apply for asylum when they reach the U.S.
November 14, 2018 In The News
The US military's border support mission has sparked ceaseless debate, with critics questioning aspects of the mission's legality, necessity and both short- and long-term implications. The Department of Defense has yet to disclose an overall cost estimate of the deployment, which is expected to involve over 7,000 active-duty troops from across the country.
November 14, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) — With less than seven weeks left in 2018, House members returned to Washington this week eager to get back to work as they begin to adapt to the shift in power brought on the midterm elections.
November 14, 2018 In The News
WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) — As taxpayers in Virginia prepare to pay out hundreds of millions of dollars in incentives and subsidies to Amazon for bringing thousands of new jobs to Arlington, one House lawmaker defended the deal Wednesday as one that could boost the entire D.C. metropolitan area for years to come.

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