Marylanders struggling to contact family and friends in Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON — The destruction left after Hurricane Maria has Puerto Ricans in Maryland and the continental United States feeling paralyzed because they cannot reach many family and friends on the devastated island. The last message Edmundo Torres, of Gaithersburg, Maryland,…

A military plane crashes in Prince George’s County

Shortly after takeoff from Joint Base Andrews, an F-16 plane on its way to conduct routine training in Pennsylvania experienced a mechanical problem and crashed in a wooded area between two neighborhoods. There were no reported injuries on the ground and the pilot, who has not been identified, safely ejected and landed about a mile from the crash.

Marylanders Stand Up For The Affordable Care Act

CLINTON, Md.– Residents of Prince George’s County gathered at Mount Ennon Church Tuesday evening to discuss the future of the Affordable Care Act. Maryland Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin were present along with other legislators.

Trump to take office with historically low approval ratings

Maryland – When President-elect Donald Trump is inaugurated Friday, he will have a lower personal favorability rating than any of his four predecessors at the same time in their careers.

In liberal Washington suburbs, Trump supporters feel isolated

This quiet suburb on the outskirts of Washington, D.C., is one of tree-lined streets, well-manicured lawns — and Hillary Clinton yard signs.

Candidate mask sales could predict the next president

Costume retailer Spirit Halloween has accurately predicted the presidential election winner based on Halloween mask sales for two decades. And this year, there’s a spooky prediction for Hillary Clinton.

Competing hashtags #WomenWhoVoteTrump, #GOPHandsOffMe spark Twitter debate

Social media users respond to two juxtaposed trending hashtags regarding women’s issues, #WomenWhoVoteTrump and #GOPHandsOffMe.

In age of Trump, profile of Maryland-born white nationalist grows

When Hillary Clinton warned about the dangers of the “alt-right” in an August speech, she was referring to people like Poolesville, Maryland, native Matthew Heimbach.

Twitter Erupts Over #Repealthe19th Trending Hashtag

#Repealthe19th took over Twitter when maps showing what the election results would look like if only men voted versus if only women voted hit social media.

Minority, working class issues dominate debate night Twitter conversation

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