News Digest – February 6, 2018

In the news this week, Cardin blasts Administration for refusing to impose new Russia sanctions passed by Congress, Ruppersberger criticizes release of Nunes memo, Cummings requests an investigation of State Department, and our members of Congress respond to the State of the Union Address. Russia Senator Cardin is among those blasting the Trump administration for … Continue reading News Digest – February 6, 2018

News Digest – January 2, 2018

Over the holiday break, Cardin and Van Hollen voted against the short-term continuing resolution to fund the gov't through Jan 19 and Cummings demands Trump administration release plans for potential cuts in the federal workforce which would affect many Marylanders. Government spending bill Congress avoided a government shutdown Thursday, voting to fund the federal government … Continue reading News Digest – January 2, 2018

Things you should know about: Trump Tax Scam

This is the fourth installment of the 'Things you should know' series by contributor Indy V. Sybull. It is written to be short, in-depth, and irreverent, and no offense is intended. Enjoy! Ah, taxes! One of life’s two great inevitabilities, and cutting taxes, especially to the upper of the upper crust, is one of the … Continue reading Things you should know about: Trump Tax Scam

News Digest – November 15, 2017

In the news last week, Cardin leads Senate Dem effort to prepare major report on Russia, Van Hollen criticizes John Kelly's interference with DHS, and Cummings questions GOP effort to re-launch Clinton investigations. Russia Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee have undertaken their own investigation -- without Republicans -- into “Russia’s malign influence around … Continue reading News Digest – November 15, 2017

News Digest – October 23, 2017

In the news this week, federal judges block Muslim Ban 3.0, Cardin opposes any new Iran sanctions that violate existing Iran deal, Van Hollen fights to protect state/local tax deductions in GOP tax plan, and Cummings continues to use Oversight Committee to investigate Trump administration. Immigration Two federal judges blocked President Trump’s latest travel ban, … Continue reading News Digest – October 23, 2017