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Van Hollen Dominates Edwards in Early Fundraising for U.S. Senate

Van Hollen Dominates Edwards in Early Fundraising for U.S. Senate

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.

In Freddie Gray’s Neighborhood, a Hard Place to Grow Up

In Freddie Gray’s Neighborhood, a Hard Place to Grow Up

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.

Van Hollen Raises $1.25 Million, Much of It in Wealthy Montgomery County

Van Hollen Raises $1.25 Million, Much of It in Wealthy Montgomery County

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

Maryland’s Legislative Session Is Over, But Hogan Has More Work Ahead

Maryland’s Legislative Session Is Over, But Hogan Has More Work Ahead

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 Congressional Leaders Express Grief, Outrage at Warren Weinstein’s Death

Maryland Congressional Leaders Express Grief, Outrage at Warren Weinstein’s Death

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.

Edwards, Van Hollen Join Democracy for All Task Force

Edwards, Van Hollen Join Democracy for All Task Force

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.

Edwards Raised $335,000 in First Three Weeks of Campaign

Edwards Raised $335,000 in First Three Weeks of Campaign

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.

Aerial Watch

Aerial Watch

Army Launches Mass Surveillance JLENS Aerostat

Attorney General’s Report on Same-Sex Marriage Calls Bans Hateful

Attorney General’s Report on Same-Sex Marriage Calls Bans Hateful

State bans on same-sex marriage are founded on “hate, prejudice, ignorance, fear or moral disapproval,” according to a report released Thursday by Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh.

150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Assassination Draws Large Crowd

150th Anniversary of Lincoln’s Assassination Draws Large Crowd

The death of Abraham Lincoln was commemorated by the National Park Service at exactly 7:22a Wednesday morning, 150 years after the country’s 16th president was assassinated while watching a play at Ford’s Theater in Washington.