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Hogan to Propose Bill to ‘Protect Our Taxpayers’ in Md. from New Federal Tax Overhaul

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Gov. Larry Hogan plans to submit a bill to the General Assembly in January that, if passed, he says will mitigate the worst effects of the tax overhaul measure that passed through Congress today.

Barb Mikulski is Getting Her Own Exhibit in the Renovated Pratt Central Library

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Senator Barb’s legacy will be memorialized in a permanent exhibition inside Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Central Library once its massive renovation is complete.

Donna Edwards is Running for Prince George’s Co. Executive

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Former Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards has set her sights on the top elected office in Prince George’s County for 2018.

Maya Rockeymoore, Elijah Cummings’ Wife, Might Run for Governor

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A congressman and a governor: How’s that for a political power couple?

Congressman Cummings Undergoes ‘Minimally Invasive’ Heart Surgery in Baltimore


Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings is currently recovering from surgery on his heart valve at Johns Hopkins Hospital, his office announced today.

Maryland’s Members of Congress Pushing for New FBI Headquarters with Funds Now Earmarked in Budget Bill

The aging FBI headquarters in D.C.

Buried within the language of a newly announced $1 trillion omnibus budget bill in Congress is a half-billion-dollar stipulation for a new FBI headquarters that could greatly benefit the State of Maryland.

Van Hollen to Introduce ‘Customers Not Cargo Act’ Responding to United Airlines’ Notorious Passenger Removal

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A bill being finalized by Maryland’s junior U.S. senator would bar airlines from being able to replicate last week’s violent removal of a passenger by United Airlines.

Cummings, Utah Rep. Chaffetz Probe Flynn’s Paid Speaking Gig in Moscow


How’s this for a bit of bipartisanship? Elijah Cummings and Jason Chaffetz have penned a joint letter to a private speaking event firm to probe for more details about a 2015 trip that Michael Flynn took to Russia.

Republican Utah Congressman Wants Maryland to Absorb Parts of D.C.

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Like an expanding territorial blob, Maryland should absorb the outer residential areas of the District of Columbia, says a Utah congressman who strongly opposes D.C. statehood.

Barbara Mikulski to Join Hopkins as Professor, Presidential Adviser

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Sen. Barbara Mikulski may have retired from Congress, but the tenacious politician isn’t planning to stop imparting her knowledge to younger minds. This morning, Johns Hopkins University announced she’s joining their faculty as the newest Homewood Professor.