Bolton revelations overshadow Trump impeachment defense, may shift GOP witness stance

WASHINGTON – Explosive revelations by former White House National Security Adviser John Bolton cast a cloud over President Donald Trump’s defense Monday in his Senate impeachment trial and appeared to be dividing Republican senators over whether calling new witnesses and…

45 years ago, another presidential impeachment involved another Sarbanes

WASHINGTON – On July 26, 1974, Maryland Rep. Paul Sarbanes introduced the first article of impeachment against President Richard Nixon during the House Judiciary Committee’s deliberations over the Watergate scandal.  The article was unanimously supported by all 21 Democrats on…

White House Ukraine call summary “damning,” Hoyer, other Democrats, say

WASHINGTON – Democratic lawmakers escalated the partisan furor over the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump Wednesday after the White House released a summary of a phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky that Democrats called “damning.” The president asked…

Presidential election underscores Maryland’s wealth divide

By ZACHARY MELVIN and HANNAH LANG Capital News Service POTOMAC, Maryland — Upon arriving in Stevensville after crossing the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, drivers will notice something peculiar. It will take some time to set in, but as they continue east…

How Well Do Presidential Polls Predict Winners? Compare 2016 and 2008

With one year until the general election, Hillary Clinton holds a wide lead in the Democratic primary, just as she did in 2008. Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley still sits at 3 percent and hopes he can make a name for himself in time for the Iowa caucus.

Group of Catholics Petitions Bishops, Urges Less Political Involvement and More Work With the Poor

Handful of Christians delivered 25,000 signatures to the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops Tuesday morning, protesting political involvement and what they say is a lack of focus on the poor.

Storify: Maryland Tunes In to Presidential Debate

As President Barack Obama and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney prepared to engage each other face to face in Denver, Marylanders met in homes, bars and campaign offices to watch the first presidential debate.

Debate Watch- UMD debuts new technology at debate watch

COLLEGE PARK- Hundreds turn out in College Park to both watch the presidential debate and take part in a new, immediate way of measuring audience response.

The University of Maryland debuted two Maryland-made forms of technology, including online voter registration for Maryland students and real-time polling where 2,000 students from across the country reacted to the debate and watched the trends live.

Storify: Maryland Delegation Responds to Michelle Obama’s Speech

Michelle Obama spoke Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention. Her speech was mentioned, at its peak, more than 28,000 times per minute on Twitter.

Storify: Occupy Protestors March on “Wall Street South”

Twitter has been buzzing about the 3-mile protest, which passed several of Charlotte’s largest banks and corporations, such as Bank of America, Wells Fargo and Duke Energy.