Trump presidency brings unprecedented attention to the Constitution’s emoluments clauses

WASHINGTON — Before 2016, the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses of the U.S. Constitution didn’t get much attention. Now, these two short sections — which historians and legal scholars interpret as prohibiting government officials from accepting gifts from foreign or…

Maryland lawmakers blister Trump acts in Mueller report, stop shy of impeachment call

Maryland’s Democratic lawmakers on Thursday expressed outrage at President Donald Trump’s conduct detailed in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report but stopped short of saying whether Congress should initiate impeachment proceedings.

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 11

WASHINGTON – After returning from Thanksgiving break, “Washington Bullpen” host Jarod Golub discusses California Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi’s nomination for speaker of the House, the results of the Mississippi runoff Senate election and the breaks in the Mueller investigation this…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 9

WASHINGTON – For Episode 9 of “The Washington Bullpen” podcast, host Jarod Golub has a segment on the California mass shooting, an update on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s departure, the lowdown on the Trump administration’s latest attempt to fight immigration…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 8

WASHINGTON – On Episode 8, host Jarod Golub discusses the tragic shooting that occurred at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, President Trump’s plan to end birthright citizenship with an executive order and brings the latest on the University of…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 2

On this week’s episode of The Washington Bullpen, host Jarod Golub discusses the new updates in the Kavanaugh confirmation hearing and two Capital News Service Washington Bureau stories.

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 3

The upcoming Olympics in Pyeongchang and the new budget bill set to keep the government open are some of the topics on the third episode of our new podcast from the Capital News Service Washington Bureau, “The Washington Bullpen,” hosted by…

Maryland’s newest U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen hopes to keep moving forward

Maryland’s junior senator may be taking on a new job but Chris Van Hollen is a Capitol Hill veteran. Van Hollen says despite what he calls a polarized start of this session of Congress, he’s hoping things will settle down so that the work in the Senate can move forward.

Meet the men of the Women’s March

Women’s rights, environmental concerns, safety for immigrants, and LGBT equality brought out large numbers of men, despite the event’s name.

D.C. Pro-Marijuana Group Preps to Give Away Thousands of Joints on Inauguration Day

DCMJ is planning to protest President-elect Donald Trump’s stated opposition to federal legalization of marijuana by passing out over 4,200 joints at Friday’s inauguration.

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