The Washington Bullpen, Episode 7

WASHINGTON – On this week’s episode of “The Washington Bullpen” podcast, host Jarod Golub has the latest on the pipe bombs that were mailed to the Obamas and other prominent Democratic critics of President Donald Trump, an update on the…

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.

Women Urge President Obama to Grant Clemency to More Women

WASHINGTON, D.C.–As the Obama presidency reaches its final days so, too, comes the opportunity to grant federal inmates convicted of non-violent offenses a second chance through clemency. In Washington, Wednesday, dozens gathered across from the White House to urge the…

Presidential pardon helps turn tragedy around for local mother

“Tragedy” is a word mother and salon owner Teresa Dawkins knows only too well. But after the deaths of three of her children, President Obama stepped in to make sure this story has a happy ending.

Obama Recognizes Young Scientists At White House Science Fair

Several Maryland students and their projects were just featured at the annual White House Science Fair, started by President Obama six years ago.

White House Easter Egg Roll

President Obama and the First Lady welcomed 35,000 people to the south lawn of the White House Monday for the 138th annual Easter Egg Roll.

Justice Scalia’s Death Leaves a Void in the Supreme Court

Justice Antonin Scalia’s death this past weekend has thrown the Supreme Court into a state of flux. Mark Graber explains some of the political and legal ramifications of Scalia’s passing.

Cardin Stands Behind Obama’s ISIS Strategy, Refugee Policy

Following a visit from the French ambassador to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Thursday afternoon, the panel’s top Democrat, Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin, reaffirmed his support for President Obama’s foreign policy in the wake of the Paris terror attacks.

Maryland Veteran Awarded the Medal of Honor

A University of Maryland alumnus and Bethesda native was awarded the Medal of Honor by President Obama Thursday for his heroic actions while serving in Afghanistan in 2012.

Apprenticeships Should Be in Every Zip Code: Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez said Tuesday that apprenticeships are the need of the hour and should grow in all sectors, especially in the fields of health care, technology and cyber security.