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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.

Maryland Democrats Continue to Press Hogan on School Construction Funding

Maryland Democrats Continue to Press Hogan on School Construction Funding

Maryland's Democratic leaders on Thursday said Larry Hogan plans to cut $450 million from school construction funding – a claim Maryland House Minority Leader Nicholaus Kipke said was an "outrageous lie."

AT&T to Pay Millions for Illegally Charging Consumers

AT&T to Pay Millions for Illegally Charging Consumers

AT&T Mobility has agreed to pay a $105 million settlement for charging customers for third party services they had not agreed to pay for, a process known as mobile “cramming.”

FIREARMS UPDATE: A look at Maryland’s Tighter Gun Law One Year after Implementation

FIREARMS UPDATE: A look at Maryland’s Tighter Gun Law One Year after Implementation

Marylanders To Prevent Gun Violence joined together with elected officials to celebrate the one year anniversary of Maryland's Firearms Safety Act. However, a local gun-owner says it has hurt his bottom line.