Washington

Now located in the Ronald Reagan Building near the White House and the U.S. Capitol, 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.

Metro budget cuts would hurt workers and residents

WASHINGTON – Proposed budget cuts at Metro threaten thousands of jobs, the closure of 19 stations, the suspension of 19 bus lines and an end to weekend rail service. “We’re facing an historic budget crisis,” Metro General Manager and CEO…

The integration of sports and politics went to the next level in 2020

When Dodger Stadium underwent a redesign under the watchful eye of Janet Marie Smith in 2012, she never thought that nearly a decade later the stadium would be used as a polling center in a presidential election amidst a worldwide…

Live music venues struggle to survive as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on

WASHINGTON — In the spring of 2010, Sandra Basanti and her husband, Stevie McKeever, opened up the Pie Shop, a small, live-music venue and restaurant located in this city’s H Street corridor. At first, they only sold pies, but soon…

Revised citizenship test is harder, more conservative and may worsen backlogs, experts say

The path to citizenship now may be harder as the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services implemented revisions to its naturalization test.

Police cameras disproportionately surveil nonwhite areas of DC and Baltimore, CNS finds

In parks, near grocery stores and schools, lining streets and at intersections, police-owned surveillance cameras in the District of Columbia and Baltimore disproportionately monitor majority nonwhite areas, most of which are predominantly Black, a Capital News Service analysis has found.…

Biden readies sweeping policy shifts on COVID, economy, immigration and more

President-elect Joe Biden established himself on the campaign trail as the antonym to President Donald Trump when it came to key policy stances, promising strong responses to the coronavirus pandemic, climate change, criminal justice, immigration and health care.

Joseph Robinette Biden, Jr., is elected 46th president of the United States

After more than three days of uncertainty in a closely-contested race, former Vice President Joe Biden has defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States.

As the nation awaits final presidential election results, Congress slowly takes shape

Democrats needed to flip four Republican Senate seats to regain control of the chamber after six years.

Major campaign giving varies widely by race and geography in Maryland

Montgomery County residents donated $23 million, around half of the state’s total contributions to federal races. Anne Arundel, Baltimore City, Baltimore, and Prince George’s Counties were the next top contributing counties.

What will we know and when will we know it on Tuesday? (Or later?)

With record voter turnout, including a high volume of mail-in ballots, and mail delays expected, it is unclear whether we will know who the next president is on election night.