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Critics hit Trump’s food program plan as ‘devastating’ to Maryland

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A grocery store in Mount Rainier, Md. Photo by Lance Cheung, via Wikimedia Commons.

By Julia Lerner

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal 2019 includes an overhaul of a supplemental food assistance program for low-income people that could affect nearly 750,000 Marylanders.

Mayor Pugh, Other Local Leaders Condemn Trump’s ‘Shithole Countries’ Label

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Official portrait of President Donald Trump, via the White House

Baltimore’s mayor was among a number of Maryland electeds who strongly condemned President Donald Trump’s unfiltered, xenophobic label for several countries on Thursday.

Hogan Will Have Md. Join Coalition of States Supporting Paris Climate Accord

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Photo by Alfred Palmer, via Library of Congress

More than a half-year after Gov. Larry Hogan declined to join other governors in supporting an international pact to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, he’s reversed course.

AACo. Executive Who Contributed to Roy Moore’s Campaign Wants His Money Back

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Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh. Photo via Anne Arundel County.

Anne Arundel County Executive Steve Schuh has asked an accused child molester running for Senate in Alabama for his money back.

Poll: Hogan Still Faring Well with Md. Voters, While Trump Remains Unfavorable

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Photo via Gov. Larry Hogan/Twitter

One year out from his official bid for re-election, Maryland’s Republican governor appears to be retaining voter support in his blue state.

Beth Am Series Explores the Endangerment of the Free Press

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By Aliza Friedlander

David Simon doesn’t mince words when discussing President Donald Trump’s disdain for the media. He calls it “the rhetoric of straight-up fascism.”

Cummings Says He May Move to Subpoena White House Over Private Email Use

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Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings is continuing to press White House officials and his Republican counterpart on the House Oversight Committee to bring to light Trump administration employees’ illegal use of private email.

Rep. Cummings Shifts Air Travel Probe to Kellyanne Conway

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Photos via Rep. Elijah Cummings/Twitter and Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons

Merely days after Tom Price resigned from his Trump administration Cabinet post, presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway has moved into Baltimore-native Rep. Elijah Cummings’ sights.

Russia Targeted Baltimore with Black Lives Matter Facebook Ad Before 2016 Election

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Photo by NVO, via Wikimedia Commons

The Russian government bought thousands of Facebook ads leading up to the 2016 presidential election in order to sow soci0-political chaos in the United States. According to a new report, Baltimore was one of their targeted markets.

Ravens Tight End: Trump’s National Anthem Talk was ‘A Direct Attack on Our Brotherhood’

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Photo via CNN

Ben Watson didn’t kneel during the National Anthem yesterday in London, but he was right there in the chain of Ravens players and staff who locked arms in solidarity.