Divided Supreme Court hears arguments over young immigrants program

WASHINGTON – With a crowd of protesters just outside of the building, the justices of the nation’s highest court heard arguments Tuesday that may determine the fate of a popular program that protected young immigrants from deportation. At issue is…

Supreme Court hears arguments on convicted sniper’s life sentences

WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court heard oral arguments Wednesday over whether “D.C. sniper” Lee Boyd Malvo’s juvenile life sentences without parole in Virginia violated the constitutional prohibition against cruel and unusual punishment and thus should not stand. Malvo and his…

High court hears arguments over future of Bladensburg Peace Cross

WASHINGTON – Justices on the Supreme Court appeared split Wednesday during oral arguments over the constitutionality of a 40-foot Peace Cross that has stood in Bladensburg, Maryland for nearly a century. Most of the conservative-leaning justices stayed relatively quiet during…

Maryland’s U.S. Senators critical of FBI Kavanaugh report

Maryland Democratic Senators Cardin and Van Hollen said they found the follow-up FBI report on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh incomplete. Senator Ben Cardin said the report raised more questions than it answered and Senator Chris Van Hollen criticized the FBI for failing to contact individuals who said they had important information to share.

Marylanders react to Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s #SCOTUS confirmation

Both Maryland residents and politicians used Twitter to share their opinions about the recently confirmed Supreme Court Justice.

Moments from #CancelKavanaugh

WASHINGTON – As the Senate prepared to vote on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, protesters marched in the nation’s capital Thursday to voice their anger over what they considered the injustice of a man accused of…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 4

WASHINGTON – On this week’s “Washington Bullpen” podcast, Host Jarod Golub talks about the new U.S.-Canada-Mexico trade agreement and Amazon’s minimum wage increase. Danielle Stein and Lauren Koenig from the Capital News Service broadcast bureau join to discuss Thursday’s FBI…

Maryland’s senators rip limited scope of FBI’s Kavanaugh report

WASHINGTON — Ahead of an expected vote on Saturday, Maryland’s Democratic senators on Thursday decried the FBI’s supplemental investigation into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, calling it rushed and incomplete. “I think it raises more questions than it answers,” Sen. Ben Cardin,…

Ahead of Senate vote, thousands march against Kavanaugh confirmation

WASHINGTON – “Say it loud, say it clear, Kavanaugh is not welcome here,” protesters chanted as they marched Thursday in withering heat along Constitution Avenue from the E. Barrett Prettyman Courthouse to the Supreme Court. Hundreds of sexual assault and…

Maryland Democrats: Trump health care curbs could affect 260,000 in state

BALTIMORE – As many as 260,000 Maryland residents could see higher premiums or lose their health care coverage altogether because of pre-existing medical conditions, age or gender under a new Trump administration legal strategy, state Democrats warned on Tuesday. Rep.…

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