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Women’s access to health care should not be a political bargaining chip. Republicans in Congress (most of whom are men) should not try to control women’s reproductive decisions. Women have a constitutional right to privacy. But, unfortunately, Republicans refuse to let this go. Their health care plan defunds Planned Parenthood. It could force clinics to […]

April 28, 2017 is the 229th anniversary of Maryland being granted statehood. In honor of this, we want to know what makes Maryland special to you. Share your stories of what makes Maryland such a great place to live, work, and raise a family. We’ll share some of them on social media (anonymously, of course). […]

GLEN BURNIE, Md. — Living near BWI Marshall Airport has meant a constant roar of airliners flying over homes in Anne Arundel and Howard counties for the past two years. Now, Maryland’s two senators and seven of the state’s congressmen are getting involved. Senators Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin plus Congressmen Steny Hoyer, Elijah […]

Four Democratic members of the state’s congressional delegation told voters gathered at a town hall meeting in Baltimore on Thursday that they will continue to push back on Republican efforts to repeal Obamacare, including a new plan expected in coming days. “I don’t know that we’re going to be able to avoid to fight this […]

Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger is back from a week-long tour of the Middle East, where he visited troops, leaders and refugees, his office announced. The Baltimore County Democrat, a member of the House appropriations committee’s subcommittee on defense, was joined by appropriations Chairman Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, a New Jersey Republican. They went to Iraq, Turkey and […]

Good Morning All! The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) recently launched DCCC University in order to recruit and train potential Campaign Managers, Finance Directors, and Field Directors all across the country. The program will give participants the tools they need to work on campaigns, state parties, or other political actors—in just two weeks, DCCC-U has […]

COLUMBIA, Md. — One of President Donald Trump’s biggest campaign promises is to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The heated debate in Washington, D.C. made its way Sunday to Howard County where lawmakers spoke with concerned residents. Three congressmen – Reps. John Sarbanes, Elijah Cummings and Dutch Ruppersberger –- were at the meeting […]