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Matthew Hay Brown

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As Senior Editor for National News, Investigations and Enterprise, Brown edits coverage of Washington, the military and the federal workforce, directs the investigations team, and works with all reporters on enterprise and projects. He has reported in English and Spanish from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He was a member of the team that won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting. He holds a master's degree with honors from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.

Recent Articles

  • As women march in D.C., Cardin co-sponsors new Equal Rights Amendment

    As women march in D.C., Cardin co-sponsors new Equal Rights Amendment

    As women and their supporters marched in Washington and cities around the world Saturday, Sen. Ben Cardin joined with Senate Democrats to reintroduce the Equal Rights Amendment. “Many Americans would be shocked to find out that the U.S. Constitution still lacks a provision ensuring gender equality,”...

  • Pugh hands Trump letter noting city's 'needs'

    Pugh hands Trump letter noting city's 'needs'

    Baltimore Mayor Catherine E. Pugh says she has given President-elect Donald Trump a letter describing the city's need for federal money. Pugh, a Democrat, and Trump, a Republican, met Saturday afternoon at the Army-Navy football game at M&T Bank Stadium. "With @realDonaldTrump in Baltimore I delivered...

  • Pope Francis appoints auxiliary bishops for Archdiocese of Baltimore

    Pope Francis appoints auxiliary bishops for Archdiocese of Baltimore

    Pope Francis has appointed two new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Baltimore, church officials said Monday. Monsignor Mark E. Brennan, currently pastor of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Gaithersburg, and Monsignor Adam J. Parker, vicar general and moderator of the curia for the...

  • Baltimore police release video of fatal stabbing on Pulaski Highway

    Baltimore police release video of fatal stabbing on Pulaski Highway

    Police released surveillance footage of the brutal knife attack on a 73-year-old man Friday in Southeast Baltimore. The man was stabbed in the abdomen on Pulaski Highway at about 4 p.m., police said, and died later Friday at an area hospital. Police are asking the public's help in identifying the...

  • Six Maryland incumbents heading back to Congress

    Six Maryland incumbents heading back to Congress

    Six Maryland incumbents in the House of Representatives — five Democrats and a Republican — coasted to reelection on Tuesday. Democratic Reps. Elijah E. Cummings of Baltimore, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger of Baltimore County, John Sarbanes of Baltimore County, John Delaney of Montgomery County and...

  • Nelash Mohamed Das indicted on a charge of attempting to provide support to ISIS

    Nelash Mohamed Das indicted on a charge of attempting to provide support to ISIS

    A federal grand jury has indicted a Prince George's County man on a charge of attempting to provide material support and resources to the self-declared Islamic State, authorities said Monday. Nelash Mohamed Das, a citizen of Bangladesh who lives in Landover Hills, is accused of plotting to kill...

  • Maryland volunteers flew 30 missions over Southeast to assess Hurricane Matthew damage

    Maryland volunteers flew 30 missions over Southeast to assess Hurricane Matthew damage

    The Maryland Wing of the Civil Air Patrol flew 30 missions over the Southeastern United States this week to help authorities assess the damage wrought by Hurricane Matthew, a spokeswoman said Thursday. Twelve crew members and four aircraft have returned to Maryland after flying more than 70 hours...

  • Soldier from Maryland killed in Afghanistan

    Soldier from Maryland killed in Afghanistan

    A Special Forces soldier from Maryland was killed in a bomb attack in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Wednesday. Staff Sgt. Adam S. Thomas, 31, of Takoma Park died Tuesday in Nangarhar province from injuries caused by an improvised explosive device that exploded during dismounted operations against...

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