Senate impeachment trial opens with fight over rules, but GOP prevails

WASHINGTON – The Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump started Tuesday with partisan fighting over the rules governing the proceedings. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insisted he was following historical precedent, while Democrats argued that the Republicans were furthering…

Michael Bloomberg calls on Annapolis to talk gun control

Former New York City Mayor, rumored to be considering a run for president in 2020 made a stop in Annapolis Tuesday afternoon. Bloomberg met with about half-a-dozen democratic lawmakers and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh to discuss gun control. 

Court decision, midterm elections drive debate over Medicare for all

By JEFF LEVINE Capital News Service WASHINGTON – The decision by a federal court judge on Friday to strike down the Affordable Care Act strengthens the case for “Medicare for all,” according to Dr. Adam Gaffney, president of the Physicians…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 8

This week in “The Washington Bullpen” podcast, hosts Julia Karron and Jarrod Golub talk about the results of Pennsylvania’s special House election and the implications for the 2018 midterm congressional elections. They also discuss a Maryland gerrymandering case coming up…

Is another black president in America’s future?

WASHINGTON – In 2009, Barack Obama made history as the first black president of the United States. Now, some are wondering if there might be another black president in America’s near future. Since former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s loss…

“Thanks, Obama”: Hundreds pay tribute on his last day in office

On the eve of the presidential inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump, about 800 people gathered Thursday to celebrate and applaud President Barack Obama on his last day in office.

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