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  • DC's Neo-Nazi Brothers Were Hiding In Plain Sight

    ... ripped another pride flag off the front of the Showtime bar and a bunch of white supremacist flyers were scattered around the neighborhood, neighbors contacted Bilal, who had since moved to Maryland, and told him they suspected the Clark brothers ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Capital Journal: US Prepares to Prosecute Assange; Trump's Trade Agenda; Florida's Manual Recount

    Maryland's attorney general plans to appeal an order to redraw a congressional district found to disadvantage Republicans, increasing the odds of a new Supreme Court battle over legislative maps that could reshape political lines before the 2020 ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • These House Committees Could Make Or Break A Progressive Agenda

    It is, all things considered, a pretty good time to be a progressive in the Democratic Party. Progressive ideas about inequality, health care and corporate power have taken hold in the ideological mainstream, and after a decisive midterm election, at ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Capital Journal: White House Staff Changes; Record Voter Turnout; Leadership Votes in Congress

    Maryland asked a federal judge to declare that Matthew Whitaker cannot legally serve as acting attorney general, report Sadie Gurman and Jess Bravin. Maryland is seeking to have Mr. Whitaker replaced by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Kids In This Community Couldn't Get To A Playground. So The Playground Came To Them.

    A concept called “Play Streets,” in which local volunteers work with police and health officials in urban neighborhoods to temporarily block traffic so kids can play, has been thriving for decades in places like London, Chicago, New York and San ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Here Are Some Of The Most Outrageous Perks Cities Offered Amazon

    While many bids include promises to make transit easier for HQ2 employees, Maryland Transportation Secretary Pete K. Rahn took things a step further in the state's bid. “Our statement for HQ2 is we'll provide whatever is necessary to Amazon when they ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Trump Largely Silent About Migrant Caravan Following Midterm Elections

    ... election-eve stunt designed to whip up the base that really didn't have much foundation in fact and, clearly, when the election was over there was no need to keep beating those drums,” said Mark Feldstein, journalism professor at the University of ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Coaches Are Not Heroes

    If you are under the impression that this had to do with winning, let me assure you that Durkin's 10-15 record at Maryland could not have been the reason for this cowardly move. Regardless, when the investigation concluded, Durkin was reinstated as ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Undercover Reporter Exposes Gay 'Conversion Therapy' In British Church

    These include Connecticut, California, Delaware, Maryland, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, Illinois, Vermont, New Mexico, Rhode Island, Washington and the District of Columbia. Winners Chapel did not immediately respond to HuffPost's request for comment. 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Did Helping Big Banks Pay Off For Democrats?

    talked about women's access to health care. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) highlighted gun violence. Then-Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) talked about climate change, Stabenow called for action on clean drinking water, then-Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Urging Florida To Ignore Military Votes Fits Trump's True Pattern With The Troops

    WASHINGTON ― Two days after skipping a visit to an American military cemetery near Paris because it was raining, President Donald Trump called for effectively disenfranchising overseas military members voting in Florida, raising further questions ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • US Troops Will Likely Miss Thanksgiving At Home As They Wait For Migrant Caravan

    Deploying troops to our own border for no national security reason is one of the biggest scandals of this Presidency. These dedicated, skilled, highly trained ... Anthony G. Brown (D-Md.), a veteran of the Iraq war. “But when you send a soldier on a ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • GOP, Campaigns, PACs Spent $3.2 Million At Trump Properties In Midterm Cycle: Report

    Trump is the target of a lawsuit by Maryland and the District of Columbia accusing him of violating the emoluments clause by profiting from expenditures by foreign governments and officials at his Washington hotel. He's also being sued over the same ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Judge Cites Trump's 'Shithole Countries' Slam In Ruling On Census Lawsuit

    U.S. District Judge George Hazel said in a ruling in Maryland Friday that plaintiffs had properly supported their claim that a Trump administration decision to add a citizenship question to the census for the first time in 70 years was motivated at ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Jury delivers $25.5 million 'statement' to Aetna to change its ways

    Aetna attorney John Shely said in closing arguments that the insurance giant was proud of the three medical directors who denied coverage, even turning to thank them as they sat in the front row of the courtroom, according to jurors and other witnesses ...

    CNN 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Newt Gingrich: The one big thing the liberal media never told you about Trump and the midterms

    This was a fascinatingly complex election in which unique Republican personalities won re-election as governors in New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Maryland – three clearly blue states and one purple state in the Northeast. The biggest ...

    Fox News 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Publisher Cites 'Financial Impact' Of Newsroom Massacre, Offers Buyouts

    Five people were killed and two injured when a gunman entered the Maryland building of The Capital Gazette on June 28 and opened fire with a pump-action shotgun. The man charged in the shooting, Jarrod Ramos, had a grudge against the newspaper ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • The FDA Just Approved An Opioid 10 Times More Powerful Then Fentanyl

    FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb said in a statement that the Dsuvia tablet's “unique” delivery device, which is a single-dose applicator, would only be used in medical settings. He also pointed to the potential for the military to use the pain ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • Thousands Protest To Protect Mueller Investigation After DOJ Shakeup

    In the interview, first reported by Mother Jones, Whitaker discussed the reports at the time that Trump had asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. Whitaker, then the head of a ... 2 years, 2 months ago
  • A Flipped House Spells Trouble For Ryan Zinke

    Tuesday's Democratic takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives means that President Donald Trump and his administration will soon face aggressive congressional oversight. And while there are plenty of targets, perhaps no member of the Cabinet will ... 2 years, 2 months ago