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.

Congress, Advocates Call for Post-Prison Job Reforms

Bipartisan group of lawmakers aims to help former inmates find federal work.

Amid Storms, Hurricane, Maryland Prepares for Flooding

Though Gov. Larry Hogan canceled the state of emergency in eight counties, Maryland is still preparing for heavy rain and flooding.

Answering Clinton and Sanders Fundraising Bounty, O’Malley Pushes Reform Plan

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders used the third-quarter filing deadline as a chance to release their multi-million dollar fundraising hauls as O’Malley pitched a plan to take big money out of politics.

Cardin and Other Democrats Offer Plan to Strengthen Iran Deal

Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin announced new legislation Thursday intended to strengthen the Iran nuclear deal.

Van Hollen and Edwards Battle for Endorsements as Senate Race Heats Up

Rep. Van Hollen has more money and more endorsements, but Rep. Edwards leads the polling. An update on Maryland’s 2016 race for U.S. Senate.

$618K Grant to Bolster New Hagerstown Community College Tech Program

Hagerstown Community College is using a $618,000 federal grant to prepare students for the increasing demand for new jobs in technological engineering.

Ruppersberger Decides Against Senate Bid, Will Seek Re-election

After considering a Senate bid, Rep. Ruppersberger decided to run for reelection to his 2nd District House seat rather than seek the Democratic nomination.

Van Hollen: Nation Must Adopt Maryland’s Gun Laws to Lower Homicides

Lawmakers want other states to emulate Maryland’s gun laws

Pope Visits Local Church As He Wraps Up His Visit to Washington

Final stop for Pope Francis on the Washington leg of his U.S. visit was St. Patrick’s Church and the Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Washington where a few lucky members of the church got the chance to be in the same room with the visiting Pope.

Covering the pope a marathon for the media

Being a journalist assigned to report on Pope Francis meant a lot of waiting time.