Federal government

Maryland Democrats celebrate election wins in Congress

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Democrats won big in Maryland on election day with Maryland 8th Congressman Chris Van Hollen defeating Maryland House Minority Leader Kathy Szeliga in the U.S. Senate race,  State Senator Jamie Raskin coming out on top in…

Maryland Senate Republican candidate Kathy Szeliga says “Women bring a different perspective to the table”

CATONSVILLE – Maryland House of Delegates minority leader Kathy Szeliga, who’s  running to succeed Maryland’s retiring  U.S. Senator democrat Barbara Mikulski, says she wants to keep a strong female voice in the state’s congressional delegation.  

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…

Maryland officials frustrated over delay in picking FBI headquarters site

By SYDNEY TONIC and KIMBERLY ESCOBAR Capital News Service WASHINGTON – Maryland officials expressed frustration Tuesday over the federal government’s decision to delay picking a site for the FBI’s consolidated headquarters until March. The General Services Administration had been expected…

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.

FBI headquarters relocation to be announced in December

By SYDNEY TONIC and KIMBERLY ESCOBAR Capital News Service WASHINGTON – The final decision on the location of the new FBI headquarters is expected to be announced in December, and Maryland state and local officials are optimistic their state will…