Maryland’s Hoyer contradicts Judiciary’s Nadler, then reverses course

WASHINGTON – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Mechanicsville, reflected the Democrats’ muddled message on presidential impeachment in a press conference Wednesday, first saying the House is not currently conducting an inquiry, and later walking that back in a statement released…

Once in the majority, House Democrats will work through ‘to do’ list

WASHINGTON – Now that they’ve taken over the House, Democrats will try to follow a party blueprint for action that envisions protecting health care, Medicare and Medicaid, funding improvements to the country’s infrastructure, and creating more jobs. And the likely…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 5

WASHINGTON – On this week’s “Washington Bullpen” podcast, host Jarod Golub has all the United Nations updates from the week, including U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley’s decision to retire at the end of the year and the new climate report. He…

Child gun deaths marked by display of thousands of empty shoes on the lawn of the Capitol

Tom Mauser lost his 15-year-old son Daniel in the Columbine shooting that changed the nation. Mauser made the trip from his Colorado home to Washington bringing with him a memory: two pairs of Daniel’s shoes, including the ones he wore when he became one of the 13 killed in the massacre at the high school in 1999. On Tuesday, the shoes became part of a display of 7,000 pairs of children’s shoes on display on the southeast lawn of the Capitol. Event organizers say the shoes represented the estimated gun deaths of children since Sandy Hook.

Pro sports leagues, teams spend millions lobbying Washington

Since 1999, professional sports organizations in the United States have spent at least $41.3 million lobbying Washington on a range of bills and issues, a Capital News Service analysis found.

Which city is the best fit for the new Amazon headquarters?

Oct. 19 is the last day for cities to submit proposals for Amazon’s new headquarters. The CNS social team analyzed four different potential sites to see which would be the best fit.

Maryland competes to become the home of Amazon’s second headquarters

Early in September Amazon announced it was looking for a second headquarters in the US. Several Maryland jurisdictions say they intend to submit offers. At Wednesday’s meeting of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments officials from throughout the region discussed what could be done to make certain this area becomes the newest home to the multi-billion dollar company.

Cherry Blossom Festival crowds talk gifts from Japan, other countries

People at the National Cherry Blossom Festival parade share their thoughts on the best gifts the United States has received from other countries. And what “gifts” they’d rather have sent back.

Area women join in protesting Trump executive order

The Women’s March on Washington came just a day after Donald Trump was sworn into office. Two days after that he signed an executive order that critics say could impact women and their health care around the world. On Wednesday, they marched to the White House to make their voices heard.

MD Congressional Delegation discusses repealing Obamacare

The battle between President Trump and supporters of the Affordable Care is just heating up. The democratic members of Maryland’s Congressional delegation say repealing Obamacare could be devastating for more than half-a-million Marylanders.