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Third in a series of commentaries by Democratic candidates seeking one of the four at-large seats on the Montgomery County Council in 2018.  By…

By Hans Riemer Editor’s note: This is the second in a series of commentaries from Democrats running for the four at-large seats on the…

By Charlie Gerow Last week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, speaking on behalf of President Trump announced that the administration would end DACA, the Deferred…

We are at a once-in-a-blue-moon political moment when three of the most reliably Democratic states in the union—Massachusetts, Maryland, and Vermont—are led by Republican…

For decades, Prince George’s County leaders have made great strides making the county more attractive to businesses and residents — even as Northern Virginia,…

By Marc Korman At former Gov. Martin O’Malley’s last Board of Public Works (BPW) meeting, approximately $200 million was cut from the annual budget…

By Ashwani Jain Editor’s note: More than 20 candidates are running for four at-large seats on the Montgomery County Council in 2018 – and…

By Marc Elrich Having just celebrated Labor Day on Monday, I am reminded about the importance of the dignity of work and the importance…

By Andrew Friedson For more than two decades, disability rights advocates have pushed for tax-preferred savings accounts to allow individuals with disabilities to save…

By Roger Berliner Pepco is, once again, asking state utility regulators for a rate increase. This latest request for $68.6 million would raise the…