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House Oversight and Reform chairman Elijah Cummings, speaks during a press conference following a House vote to authorize lawsuits to enforce subpoenas on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. (Photo: Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) News
'Huge Loss for Baltimore, Maryland, and the Nation': Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies at 68
"This is just such sad news. ⁦Rep. Cummings was a force to be reckoned with."
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Election integrity activists have criticized this approach for redefining what constitutes a paper ballot by replacing a hand-marked record with a computer-marked record. (Photo: CHUCK BURTON / ASSOCIATED PRESS) Views
Is a Nationally Widespread New Voting System Ready for the 2020 Elections?
An independent audit in Maryland raises key questions.
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From 'Too Radical' to Spreading Nationwide: Maryland Becomes 6th State to Pass $15 Minimum Wage
"We're not done. Next we will pass a national $15 minimum wage," said Sen. Bernie Sanders
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Report Exposes 'Devastating' Economic, Public Health, and Environmental Impacts of Trump's Industry Giveaways
Analysis backs up lawsuits filed by state attorneys general against the administration's repeals of regulations that target polluting industries
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker News
Absent Senate's Consent, Maryland Argues Trump Appointment of Acting AG Matthew Whitaker Unlawful
The significant authority of attorney general "calls for the highest levels of integrity and personal judgment, prerequisites safeguarded by the Constitution's command that principal officers be subject to the oversight and check provided by Senate confirmation."
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Virginia residents line up to vote in the pouring rain at Robious Middle School November 6, 2018 in Midlothian, Virginia. News
Now Is the Time for a Bold Pro-Democracy Agenda for America
As electoral reform advocates celebrate wins for automatic voter registration and restored voting rights, calls for Democrats to do "so much more to do to strengthen our democracy"
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The more papers are owned by billionaires like Bezos, the more potentially pervasive the billionaires’ influence.(Photo: Screenshot) Views
WaPo Picks a Side in Maryland Race—the Side That’s Offering Billions to Amazon
Looming over the Post’s coverage of the governor’s race is Hogan’s ingratiating support for Amazon, the e-commerce giant owned by the world’s richest person, Jeff Bezos, who also happens to own the Washington Post
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Mayor Catherine Pugh News
Celebrations as Baltimore Set to Become First Major American City to Outlaw Water Privatization
"Baltimore will be a public water hero when this legislation passes—and should act as an example for other cities."
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In 'Watershed Moment,' Federal Judge Allows Emoluments Lawsuit, Challenging Trump's Refusal to Divest Assets, to Proceed
"We are one step closer to stopping President Trump from violating the Constitution's original anti-corruption provisions."
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Ellicott City, Maryland News
On 'Front Lines of Climate Change,' Baltimore Lawsuit Aims to Hold 26 Fossil Fuel Companies Accountable
"These oil and gas companies knew for decades that their products would harm communities like ours."
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