The saga of the Russian gun-rights activist Maria Butina , who is currently in a US jail after charges of espionage were brought against her, has gained media traction since she became the first Russian national convicted of seeking to influence US politics during the 2016 presidential elections. Her attempts to infiltrate the highly influential National Rifle Association of America (NRA), in order to relay intelligence on American politicians to Russian government officials, demonstrated a high level of involvement in influential circles. Her alleged Russian government handler, a member of the Russian upper house of Parliament Alex Torshin, ...
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A Johns Hopkins Hospital surgeon joined other doctors on Capitol Hill in recounting harrowing stories of the effects of gun violence. It's part of an effort to compel congressional action and take issue with a recent National Rifle Association assertion that doctors should "stay in their lane."
Doctors have significant standing in the gun debate. Here in Maryland, Shock Trauma doctors have created a Violence Intervention Program to reduce the “revolving door phenomenon” of gunshot victims. Rep. Ruppersberger is drafting legislation to take this program nationwide.
Joseph Davies Tydings, the last Harford County resident to serve in the United States Senate, a confidante of John and Robert Kennedy and a lifelong independent voice for progressive Democrats, died Monday from cancer in Washington, D.C. He was 90.
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Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous met Monday for the only scheduled debate in the 2018 governor’s race. This transcript was generated through a mix of automated software and human editing.
March for Our Lives student leaders were at Baltimore's NAACP headquarters Monday afternoon to encourage online voter registration and digital organizing on the 53rd anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
With voters now casting their ballots, the intensity has ratcheted up in the Democratic primary for Baltimore County executive, with attack ads airing on the radio and negative fliers landing in voters’ mailboxes.
Election-year politics burst out at the Baltimore County Council meeting Tuesday as two Democratic candidates seeking to be the next county executive offered support for a gun control bill sponsored by their common rival: Councilwoman Vicki Almond.
Voters of Carroll County deserve better than unattributed ad hominem attacks and appeals to people’s underlying fears and prejudices. Candidates can parry this political porn by using town hall meetings, forums and this newspaper to tell us more about what they stand for and what they are aga
If you need some relief from the daily exercise in obscene chaos inflicted on the world by Donald Trump , I have a book for you to read. “My Life in Progressive Politics” is the autobiography of Joseph D. Tydings, a Marylander raised in the lap of luxury who spent his life in service to his nation.