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The President of the United States, leader of the free world, needs to do better than this. President Trump’s administration is in shambles — but what’s worse, the President is not attempting to fix it. He still skirts responsibility and refuses to admit failure. He won’t even attempt to be more transparent. President Trump fired […]

President Trump and his administration are trying to chip away at Americans’ voting rights with a commission that’s deceivingly called the Presidential Commission on Election Integrity. It’s being helmed by Kris Kobach, the Kansas secretary of state, who the ACLU has nicknamed the “king of voter suppression” for implementing some of the strictest voter ID […]

Ever since Betsy DeVos took the reins of the Department of Education, she’s been chipping away at student protections. DeVos’s latest step was to make it more difficult for students who have been scammed by for-profit colleges to get their federal student loans forgiven. She halted the Borrower Defense Rule from taking effect, which simplifies […]

When Republicans take issue with President Trump, you know it’s bad. A GOP Senator just told Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that President Trump’s education budget proposal is a “difficult budget to defend.” President Trump wants to cut a drastic $10.6 billion from the education budget. Plain and simple, President Trump wants to take money out […]

This has been an intense couple of weeks and they are about to get even more hectic. Today, former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate. If you recall, Comey was abruptly fired by President Trump while he was investigating the Trump campaign’s possible ties to Russia. With the Comey hearing underway as we […]

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 […]