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Located on Capitol Hill, the CNS Washington bureau has more reporters dedicated to covering the federal government’s impact on Maryland than any other news organization in the state.

Basketball’s Mo Creek was ensnared in Ukraine war, then helped by a man he barely knew

Maurice “Mo” Creek one day was a professional basketball player playing in Ukraine. The next day, he was a civilian in the middle of a war zone.

Millions of dollars raised In Maryland congressional races, but just a couple of real contests

Democratic incumbents in what are considered safe seats are using their fundraising power to support the party and its candidates elsewhere, Federal Election Commission filings show.

In sheer numbers, U.S. and NATO forces far outstrip Russia’s military

While war is not solely a game of numbers, having a numerical superiority in firepower is certainly an advantage. So how do the US and NATO forces stack up against those of Russia?

Supreme Court is now surrounded by fencing, but protests continue

The nation’s highest court has been the target of nearly around-the-clock demonstrations since a leaked draft opinion earlier this week indicated that a majority of the Supreme Court may be ready to strike down Roe v. Wade.

Leaked Supreme Court opinion on abortion law causes political uproar

Supporters of the Roe v. Wade ruling and opponents demonstrated for hours on the sidewalk in front of the Supreme Court – protests that certainly were loud enough for justices to hear in their offices.

Smithsonian museum exhibits winner and finalists in portrait competition

WASHINGTON – This year’s winner of the triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery is artist Alison Elizabeth Taylor with her marquetry hybrid work titled “Anthony Cuts Under the Williamsburg Bridge, Morning.”  As first-prize winner,…

Selection process for new FBI headquarters back on track and Maryland has two sites 

The FBI headquarters has been located in the J. Edgar Hoover Building in the nation’s capital since 1974, but the building is deteriorating.

While Maryland enacts paid family and medical leave, Congress is stalled

Proponents of family and medical leave reforms, including Maryland’s two Democratic senators, are frustrated with the stalemate.

Federal government moving money-printing facility to Maryland

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing is relocating its currency printing plant from Washington to Beltsville, Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday.  The new $1.4 billion facility will be on the campus of the former Beltsville Agricultural…

House tries again on federal law to protect journalists and sources

Shield laws protect journalists in legal proceedings from revealing their sources of information acquired during the reporting process.