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Oct 2, 2019

Trump lashes out in anger as Democrats warn of legal action

WASHINGTON — Unleashing unconcealed fury about Democrats and the press, President Donald Trump railed Wednesday against the investigation into his dealings with Ukraine, hours after House Democratic leaders warned the White House to expect a subpoena for documents. Democrats accused the administration of “flagrant disregard” of previous requests and said that refusal could be considered [&he[...]

Jul 31, 2019

Trump ‘rodent’ tweets ring true at Kushner-owned apartments in Baltimore

Davon Jones doesn’t have to look far to see the irony in President Donald Trump’s tweets that Baltimore is a “rat and rodent infested mess.” His apartment, owned by the president’s son-in-law, has been invaded by mice since he moved in a year ago. “I don’t know how they come in,” Jones said. “Every time I […]

Jul 29, 2019

Accused of racism, Trump blasts Cummings as racist

Facing growing accusations of racism for his incendiary tweets, President Donald Trump is seeking to deflect the criticism by labeling a leading black congressman as himself racist.

Apr 22, 2019

Trump, business organization sue Elijah Cummings

President Donald Trump and his business organization have sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records.

Apr 4, 2019

After Wow Air closes, critics see flaws in US regulation

WASHINGTON – A purple Airbus jetliner with bright white lettering sat in silence in a dark corner of Newark Liberty International Airport. Another was parked at Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. The idle jetliners are remnants of Wow Air, which closed suddenly a week ago, stranding passengers in the United States and abroad. The […]

Apr 1, 2019

Official: Trump team overruled 25 security clearance denials

WASHINGTON (AP) — A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump’s administration were granted security clearances despite “disqualifying issues” in their backgrounds, such as concerns about foreign influence, drug use and criminal conduct. Tricia Newbold, an 18-year government employee who oversees the issuance of clearance[...]

Jan 8, 2019

Rep. Adam Schiff to speak at luncheon of Maryland Democrats

Rep. Adam Schiff is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Maryland Democratic Party's annual legislative luncheon in Annapolis.

Dec 3, 2018

Nurses slam conditions at Johns Hopkins Hospital

A group of nurses at Johns Hopkins Hospital say the facility has staffing problems, lacks critical supplies and has shoddy equipment.

Dec 3, 2018

Maryland Democrats pick Rockeymoore Cummings as chair

Maryland Democrats have picked a former gubernatorial hopeful and wife of a powerful congressman as chair of the state party.

This Feb. 3, 2012, file photo shows FBI headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
Oct 19, 2018

Democrats: Trump intervened personally to stop FBI move

Administration emails show that President Donald Trump intervened personally to keep FBI headquarters in downtown Washington rather than relocate it to the suburbs as had long been planned, congressional Democrats said Thursday.

Aug 25, 2015

Baltimore gets $4 million for health-focused home repairs

Federal officials have awarded Baltimore nearly $4 million to remove lead and other hazards from houses in the city, arguing that students who come from healthier homes do better in school. “Having a healthy home is an integral ingredient to [student] success,” U.S. Housing Secretary Julian Castro said Tuesday morning.  “Today’s announcement will help parents […]

Jun 24, 2014

State’s congressional incumbents cruise to victories

Maryland's eight members of Congress have all been nominated to serve new terms.

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