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By Gene Ransom III Despite all of the recently proposed amendments to the Affordable Care Act, it is time to start thinking about Open…

With all the news on violence and vandalism from hate and racist groups recently related to statues of slave owners, the state and American…

By Marc Elrich Recently, Gov. Larry Hogan (R) announced his $9 billion proposal to add toll lanes to I-270, I-495 and the Baltimore-Washington Parkway….

By Ben Ross Governor Hogan’s plan to build 110 miles of toll lanes on Maryland highways is a disaster for the great majority of…

By Charlie Gerow Imagine having your bank accounts seized or even your car or house taken by the police without any criminal conviction —…

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,…