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Afghan President Says His Country Owes “Profound Debt” To The U.S.

During a speech to a joint session of Congress, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani thanked the United States for military and economic assistance.

03/25/2015

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Republican Senator Dan Coats To Retire

The Indiana Republican says he will not seek re-election in 2016.

03/24/2015

The U.S. Capitol building in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Getty Images)

Maryland Del. Jay Walker Exploring Run for Congress

Maryland Del. Jay Walker says he’s exploring a potential run for Congress.

03/18/2015

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Aaron Schock Resigning From Congress

The Illinois Republican says questions about his campaign and congressional spending were too much of a distraction for him to continue serving.

03/17/2015

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Former Prince George’s Council Chair to Run for Congress

Former Prince George’s County Council chairwoman Ingrid Turner is announcing her bid for Congress.

03/17/2015

Democratic Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk said on Sunday that she plans to run for the seat being vacated by Rep. Donna Edwards (who is pictured above). (Photo by Paul Morigi/Getty Images for Girl Scouts of America)

Md. Delegate to Run for Congress in 4th District

A state delegate who represents parts of Prince George’s and Anne Arundel counties is the latest candidate to announce a bid for Congress in Maryland’s 4th District.

03/15/2015

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Glenn Ivey Announces Run for Congress

Former Prince George’s County State’s Attorney Glen Ivey has announced he will run for Congress.

03/11/2015

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Democrats Deplore Republican Letter To Tehran On Nuke Talks

Senate Democrats said Tuesday that the GOP letter about nuclear talks with Iran undercuts the U.S. at the negotiating table and threatens to torpedo bipartisanship on Capitol Hill when it comes to the delicate issue of preventing a nuclear-armed Iran.

03/10/2015

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Obama: ‘Some Members Of Congress Want To Make Common Cause With Hardliners In Iran’

Republican lawmakers warned the leaders of Iran on Monday that any nuclear deal they cut with President Barack Obama could expire the day he leaves office. The White House denounced the GOP’s latest effort to undercut the international negotiations as a “rush to war.”

03/09/2015

The 114th Congress that convenes Tuesday will count more minorities and women than ever, although lawmakers remain overwhelmingly white and male in the Republican-controlled House and Senate. (credit: Stefan Zaklin/Getty Images)

Del. Kumar Barve Says He Will Run for Congress

Del. Kumar Barve is the first Maryland lawmaker to announce he will run for Rep. Chris Van Hollen’s congressional seat.

03/09/2015

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