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What Is Court Packing? A Hot Debate Topic, Joe Biden Says 'He's Not A Fan'There has been a lot of back-and-forth about court packing. What does that term really mean?
The 19th Amendment Turns 100: Historian Explains How Law Didn't Exactly 'Give Women The Vote'Women could already vote in many states when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920, though difficulties in exercising that right persisted.
Former President Barack Obama Surprises Kids At DC Baseball AcademyFormer President Barack Obama surprised students of the Washington Nationals Youth Baseball Academy on Wednesday afternoon and played a game with them.
Goucher Poll Shows How Marylanders Feel About Governor Larry HoganGovernor Larry Hogan remains widely popular despite being a republican in a overwhelmingly democratic state.
Trump's Emergency Declaration Is Already Facing Legal ChallengesWhen President Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border, he predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court. 
Maryland Local Leaders Stand Behind The Fight For $15Mayor Pugh and county executives are on board, encouraging lawmakers to make $15 an hour the state minimum wage.
Maryland, DC Federal Workers Among Those Seeking Loans, Second Jobs As Shutdown LingersRoughly 420,000 federal employees were deemed essential and are working unpaid. An additional 380,000 are staying home without pay. While furloughed federal workers have been given back pay in previous shutdowns, it's not guaranteed that will happen this time.
'Mr. President This Is Nothing To Be Proud Of' | Maryland Leaders Say Trump Should End Government ShutdownMaryland leaders met Friday morning in Laurel to hear from federal employees who did not receive their paychecks due to the government shutdown.
Trump Declares 'Crisis' At Border In Oval Office AddressPresident Trump delivered his first prime-time address from the Oval Office Tuesday night, reiterating that there is a "crisis" at the southern border but offering no new policy or approach.
Baltimore Pastor Thanks Trump For Launching Revitalization Council, Investing In Impoverished CommunitiesTrump signed an executive order Wednesday announcing a new revitalization council to help impoverished neighborhoods previously ignored by Washington.
G.W. Bush On Father: 'Man Of The Highest Character And The Best Dad'“Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our Dad has died. George H.W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41’s life and love, for the compassion for those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens,” the 43rd president said.
James Comey And Loretta Lynch Subpoenaed To Testify Near End Of House Republican PowerIn the twilight of Republican power in the House, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte fired off subpoenas to former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch late Wednesday, demanding them both to testify in a deposition.