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…

House Democrats introduce bill to protect undocumented immigrants

WASHINGTON – In a rebuke to rollbacks issued by the Trump administration, House Democrats introduced the Dream and Promise Act Tuesday, which would afford protection to millions of undocumented residents. The proposed bill, H.R.6, would provide a direct path to…

House Democrats introduce bill to combat voter suppression

On the eve of the 54th anniversary of the Selma to Montgomery marches for civil rights, House Democrats introduced a bill Tuesday aimed at returning to the federal government the authority to protect voting rights in states with histories of discriminatory practices.

More District residents learning about new end-of-life law

WASHINGTON – More than a year after a controversial end-of-life law went into effect in the District of Columbia, advocacy groups say they are now seeing a higher public response to its efforts to ensure city residents know the law…

Maryland Congressman calls for investigation following Flynn resignation

WASHINGTON – Maryland Second District Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger wants Congress to begin a bipartisan investigation following the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn. Ruppersberger also called on President Trump to “stop tweeting and starting leading.”

Maryland Congressional Democrats react to Flynn resignation

WASHINGTON – Following the resignation of National Security Advisor Gen. Michael Flynn, members of Maryland’s congressional delegation reacted to the news, calling for an investigation and increased scrutiny on U.S.-Russian relations.

Democrats keep firm hold on Maryland congressional seats

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Democrats took the state’s open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, as well as seven of eight House seats. Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen, of the 8th District, won 60 percent of the vote in his bid…

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