Hoyer proposes $9 billion trust fund to help reverse global deforestation

The legislation would authorize creation of a State Department trust fund for developing countries to reverse deforestation and thus reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Joe Biden third to earn Medal of Freedom for vice presidential service

Vice President Joe Biden became the third person awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for work as vice president when President Obama surprised him with the medal Thursday.

VP Biden Announces New Cancer Initiative at Hopkins

Vice President Joe Biden paid a visit to Johns Hopkins in order to promote the new Bloomberg-Kimmel’s institute to find a cure for cancer through immunotherapy.

Obamas Single Out Maryland Olympians at White House Ceremony

The president, vice president and first lady welcomed this year’s summer Olympians and Paralympians to the White House Friday, and gave a special acknowledgment to some of Maryland’s most accomplished athletes.