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Alonzo Washington made it out of the projects and into the Maryland State House, and now he has a new project of his own: help low-income students in the state obtain a higher education.
Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen reached the first measuring stick moment in their campaign to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski when they filed campaign finance reports on April 15.
Families in the West Baltimore neighborhood have one of the lowest median incomes in the city and almost a quarter of its residents were unemployed in 2013 -- three times the national average that year.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen raised more than $1.25 million in the first four weeks of his campaign for the U.S. Senate, taking advantage of his home district, one of the wealthiest in the nation and getting contributions from some national politicians
Md. Gov. Larry Hogan spoke to Capital News Service about his first legislative session, as a Republican governor elected in a majority blue state working with a Democratic General Assembly.
Maryland members of Congress expressed grief and outrage following President Barack Obama’s announcement Thursday that Warren Weinstein, an aid worker held hostage in Pakistan, was accidentally killed in a counterterrorism attack in January.
WASHINGTON--Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen joined a task force Wednesday, that is urging Congress to act on solutions to increase transparency in U.S. campaign and electoral finance systems.
Rep. Donna Edwards raised $335,000 in the first 21 days of her campaign for the U.S. Senate, utilizing the national progressive groups that have endorsed her.