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Members of Congress Question Obama Administration’s Handling of Ebola

Members of Congress Question Obama Administration’s Handling of Ebola

Members of Congress harshly criticized the Obama Administration's handling of the Ebola virus during a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing Friday.

Montgomery County Hoping to Increase Voter Participation on National Voter Registration Day

Montgomery County Hoping to Increase Voter Participation on National Voter Registration Day

With the general election looming, the Montgomery County Board of Elections campaigned to increase voter participation.

First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes Schoolchildren to Fall Garden Harvest and Lunch

First Lady Michelle Obama Welcomes Schoolchildren to Fall Garden Harvest and Lunch

The First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama welcomes schoolchildren from around the country, including Esther Matheny from Chevy Chase, Maryland, to participate in the fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden.

Peaceful Protest Outside White House on War, Poverty and Climate Crisis

Peaceful Protest Outside White House on War, Poverty and Climate Crisis

The National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance held protests nationwide, including one right outside the White House. Protestors voice their opposition war, poverty and climate crisis.

Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Program Provides Insight for Prospective Business Owners

Maryland’s Medical Marijuana Program Provides Insight for Prospective Business Owners

BETHESDA - Prospective medical marijuana business owners learn the ins and outs about state and federal laws as the state of Maryland gears up to implement its own medical marijuana law.

Obama to Appear at Anthony Brown’s Rally Despite Career-Low Approval Ratings

Obama to Appear at Anthony Brown’s Rally Despite Career-Low Approval Ratings

President Obama is set to appear at a rally for Anthony Brown Sunday afternoon even as many Democrats around the nation are trying to distance themselves from the President following his career-low approval ratings.

Brown Skirts Presidential Endorsements

Brown Skirts Presidential Endorsements

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown declined to say whether he would endorse a presidential run by Gov. Martin O’Malley, saying that he is focused on Maryland’s general election, less than three weeks away.

Gears of Change Begin Turning as Maryland Prepares for New Governor

Gears of Change Begin Turning as Maryland Prepares for New Governor

Electing a new Maryland governor requires a lot of changes throughout the state.

Maryland Republicans Struggle To Challenge Democrats for Congressional Seats

Maryland Republicans Struggle To Challenge Democrats for Congressional Seats

With less than a month to go before the 2014 midterm elections, Joe Cluster, executive director of the Maryland Republican Party, said the fate of Maryland’s eight congressional seats have already likely been decided.

Growing Minority Populations ‘Diluted’ in New General Assembly Districts, Lawmakers Say

Growing Minority Populations ‘Diluted’ in New General Assembly Districts, Lawmakers Say

Diversity in the General Assembly will not likely keep pace with Maryland's growing minority populations. Some minority lawmakers and political groups said this is due in part to redistricting that clumps together or slices across minority populations to keep Democratic incumbents in power.