Raskin decries administration as Cummings launches new probe into Pence, emoluments

WASHINGTON – The House Oversight and Judiciary Committees have opened investigations into Vice President Mike Pence’s stay at a Trump golf resort during his trip to Ireland this week, the latest inquiry into the administration as Democrats continue to weigh…

Maryland Democratic lawmakers press oversight of Trump administration

Since Donald Trump’s first week as president, Maryland Democratic lawmakers have been at the forefront of a widespread effort to hold the administration accountable for potentially illegal or unethical behavior, possible conflicts of interest, questionable travel practices, and contacts with Russians during and since last year’s presidential election.

Senator Barbara Mikulski awarded DHS Distinguished Public Service Medal

LAUREL, Maryland – Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson presented Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) with the Distinguished Public Service Medal. Mikulski was honored for her service to men and women in the department, and was presented the award at…

Website Calls Out Authors of Racist Anti-Obama Posts

The blog, which included calls to assassinate President Barack Obama, could draw the attention of the U.S. Secret Service.

Coast Guard to Close Potomac, Anacostia Rivers for President’s Speech

The Potomac and Anacostia rivers of the District of Columbia will be closed to all water traffic for eight hours Tuesday evening as a security measure for President Obama’s State of the Union speech, the Coast Guard announced Wednesday.