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May 25, 2017 In The News

Members of the U.S. Congress in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area soundly rejected President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled budget.

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May 25, 2017 In The News

The Martin Luther King Communications Arts Center at Bowie State University was filled with community leaders, grieving soldiers and raw emotions on the night of May 22.

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May 24, 2017 In The News

A Maryland congressman made a strong speech against hate crimes on campus Wednesday on the House floor in the wake of the death of Army Lt. Richard Collins on the University of Maryland campus.

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May 24, 2017 In The News

Progressive and civil rights groups are asking Anne Arundel County Councilman Michael Peroutka to make a public statement against racism after a white man from his district was charged in the stabbing death of a black Bowie State University student on the University of Maryland campus.

May 23, 2017 In The News

U.S. Rep. Anthony Brown (Dem. 4th District) stood just outside the stone circle surrounding the torch. On poles just behind him were banners, one green saying “Pride,” one purple saying “Legacy.”

May 17, 2017 In The News

A freshman congressman from Maryland is proposing legislation that would restrict the U.S. president from dismissing the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigationwithout “good cause” and would amend a section of a 1968 law that limits the grounds for removal to “inefficiency, neglect of duty or malfeasance in office.”

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May 12, 2017 In The News

In the nearly four months since Donald Trump took office, many Democrats have questioned his ability to run the country. But only Rep. Jamie B. Raskin has authored legislation to address those concerns.

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May 10, 2017 In The News

Amid President Donald Trump's abrupt decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, Maryland lawmakers in both the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate have spoken out. Overwhelmingly, Maryland's mostly Democratic congressional delegates made scathing remarks about the decision.

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May 9, 2017 In The News

Two years ago on April 12, 2015, Freddie Gray’s life was lost while in custody of the Baltimore City Police Department (BPD).

May 2, 2017 In The News

House Republicans passed a measure Tuesday that would allow companies to offer employees compensatory time rather than time-and-a-half pay, something supporters say would enhance workers’ scheduling options but opponents warn would erode protections.

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