As Federal Prosecutor Acting AG Whitaker Went After Both Democrats and Republicans

by Fred Lucas   Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker went after Democratic and Republican politicians alike while serving as a federal prosecutor and as the head of an ethics watchdog group. Now at the center of a political firestorm in Washington, Whitaker returns Wednesday to Iowa—the state where he made…

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The American Legion is Asking the Supreme Court to Protect a Cross-Shaped War Memorial

by Kevin Daley   The American Legion and a Maryland planning commission are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to protect a cross-shaped World War I memorial, after the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found the monument violates the Constitution. Supporters of the petition say the 4th Circuit’s decision compromises war memorials…

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Ken McIntyre: ‘I Was a Crime Reporter in Maryland in the Early ’80s and I Never Heard of Teen ‘Gang-Rape’ Parties’

by Ken McIntyre   “Oh, I think everyone in the county remembers these parties,” Julie Swetnick says with a smile during her nationally televised interview. Um, not me, Julie. I had my first job as a reporter in Montgomery County, Maryland, at the time Swetnick claims Brett Kavanaugh and other…

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Wisconsin and New Jersey are Among the States Looking To Copy Minnesota Model Of Using Federal Funds To Lower Insurance Premiums

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by Evie Fordham   Several states including Wisconsin and New Jersey are seeking to copy Minnesota’s model of federal reinsurance program funding that contributed to a 13-percent drop in premium rates in the state from 2017 to 2018. The Minnesota legislature adopted the program, which uses mostly federal funds to…

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Maryland to Sue Trump over New Cap on State and Local Tax Deductions

Maryland will sue the Trump administration for capping state and local tax (SALT) deductions in its new federal tax law, the state’s attorney general said Thursday. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act signed by President Trump last year contains a provision capping SALT deductions at $10,000, and Maryland Attorney General…

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Former Presidential Candidate Martin O’Malley Says Democrats Gave Up Competing in State and Local Races

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley said Friday that Democrats allowed Republicans to win in state and local races by not competing the past eight years. “There were many so-called active Democrats that I would speak with on the phone trying to impress upon them, when I was chairman of the…

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Kid Justice: Student Kicks Chair Out From Classmate Sitting During Pledge Of Allegiance (Video)

A brief video clip showing a Maryland student kicking the chair out from underneath a fellow classmate who is not standing for the Pledge of Allegiance shows what a national political debate looks like in high school form. A Winter Hills High School student in Westminster, Md., is seen wearing…

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The Real Agenda Behind D.C. Suburb’s Granting Illegals Right to Vote

The city of College Park, Maryland voted on Tuesday night to grant illegal immigrants the right to vote in its local elections. After a close vote which saw the measure pass with four votes for, three against, and one abstention, illegal aliens, foreigners with student-visas, and green card holders all…

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