Raskin Honors Retiring Whitman Principal Dr. Alan Goodwin

May 8,  2018

The visiting Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets varsity baseball team closed the regular season Monday night with a statement and a shutout against the Whitman Vikings, 10-0.

A standing-room-only crowd was on hand to celebrate Whitman’s Senior Night and Community Night. The Vikings’ final regular season game was the culmination of an afternoon that featured a raffle and games played by the Montgomery County Little League.

However, the Swarmin’ Hornets...

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MD Lawmakers Respond to Trump's Violation of Iran Deal

May 8, 2018

U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) said President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran Nuclear Deal is a choice that will “destroy America’s credibility.”

During his announcement Tuesday, Trump stated “this was a horrible, one-sided deal that should have never been made.” He went that the deal “didn’t bring calm, it didn’t bring peace, and it never will.”

In 2015, the United States reached a Joint Comprehensive Plan...

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Bethesda Beat - Democrats Fire Up Base at Town Hall Meeting in Silver Spring Event doubled as a political rally and attack on the Trump agenda

March 1, 2017

February 27, 2017

By: Andrew Metcalf


Hundreds of people cheered Democratic national, state and local officials Sunday night at a town hall-style meeting in downtown Silver Spring  that doubled as a progressive political rally where chants of “sanctuary state” broke out multiple times and congressmen cast President Donald Trump as a man out to destroy American democracy.

The event at the Silver Spring Civic Center was billed as a town hall and organized by the...

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The Huffington Post - The Movement Resisting Donald Trump Has A Name: The (Local) Democratic Party While outside groups are getting the attention, local Democratic parties nationwide are seeing a surge of interest.

March 1, 2017

February 21, 2017

By Ryan Grim, Amanda Terkel


Local Democratic parties are confronting a problem in the Trump era that is as confounding as it is unexpected: space.

All across the country, party meetings that had once been sleepy affairs, dominated by Robert’s Rules of Order and a handful of graying activists, have become standing room only. The overflowing crowds have sent stunned party regulars scrambling to find new venues, while the surge in interest, and...

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