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In Congress, only one Maryland lawmaker gets NRA money

Andy Harris. Image via Facebook.

By Jarod Golub and Julia Karron

WASHINGTON — As congressional gun talks ramp up, advocates for stronger safety laws have called for their representatives to stop accepting campaign finance donations from the National Rifle Association.

Maryland Members of Congress – Except for Harris – Condemn House’s Passage of Obamacare Repeal Bill

Still from House of Representatives vote, via C-SPAN/YouTube

Republicans managed to secure enough votes in the House of Representatives today to pass a bill that would repeal the Affordable Health Care Act and replace it with a system that uses tax credits, not initial subsidies, to try to get families to obtain health insurance. In Maryland, all but one of the state’s members of Congress were displeased.

After Town Hall Filled with Boos, Rep. Andy Harris Responds: ‘People Were Not There to Listen’


Rep. Andy Harris had a long Friday evening filled with boos at a much-anticipated town hall on the Eastern Shore. On Monday morning, he reflected upon the experience on a Baltimore radio show, saying the raucous occasion didn’t go quite as well as one of his online powwows with constituents.

Health Commissioner Leana Wen is Troubled by Republicans’ Planned Obamacare Replacement


Baltimore City Health Commissioner Leana Wen has some serious concerns with Republican lawmakers’ proposed replacement for the Affordable Care Act.

Rep. Andy Harris Reportedly Being Considered to Lead the NIH


Andy Harris Mug

Another conservative Maryland doctor might be up for a position in Donald Trump’s administration, and this time the individual has experience serving in office. Rep. Andy Harris is reportedly being considered by Donald Trump for a top leadership role at the National Institutes of Health.

Battle of Letters Brews Between County Executive Kamenetz, Rep. Andy Harris

Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz
Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

What began on Monday as a call for support for undocumented college students from one of Baltimore County’s top officials is morphing into a politically motivated dispute between him and Republican Maryland congressman Andy Harris.

Harford Sheriff Prods, While Rep. Harris Warns Kamenetz About Immigration Stand

U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler
U.S. Rep. Andy Harris (left) and Harford County Sheriff Jeffrey Gahler

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz is getting some pushback from elected officials over his letter asking Gov. Hogan, state and federal lawmakers and local college administrators to protect law-abiding undocumented students from a Trump administration.

Van Hollen Wins Senate Race, and Other Md. Congressional Results: Liveblog

Maryland's new Senate lineup, Courtesy Sen. Ben Cardin
Maryland’s new Senate lineup, Courtesy Sen. Ben Cardin

Maryland voters turned out in high volume for today’s general election. While much of the focus was on their pick for the nation’s 45th president, plenty of others were waiting to see who will represent the state in Congress. We have your results here.