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3 lawmakers vie to be speaker of Maryland House of Delegates
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 17 Apr 2019 09:50:30 -0400

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Three people have confirmed they want to be the next speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates.

The Baltimore Sun reported Tuesday that Democratic Del. Dereck Davis of Prince George's County and Democratic Del. Maggie McIntosh will campaign for the job. Del. Adrienne Jones of Baltimore ...


John Walker Lindh, ‘American Taliban,’ supervised prison release includes ‘special conditions’
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 17 Apr 2019 16:44:54 -0400

"American Taliban" John Walker Lindh will exit an Indiana federal prison in May with some "additional special conditions" thanks to a federal judge in Virginia.

Judge T.S. Ellis III wrote in court papers filed this month that Mr. Walker needs to have a probation officer approve and monitor his internet ...


Rudolph Jericho Smith knowingly spread HIV, police say
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 17 Apr 2019 17:03:14 -0400

FREDERICK, Md. — Police say a Maryland man knowingly spread HIV to four women after meeting them on dating sites and apps.

The Frederick News-Post reported Tuesday that 34-year-old Rudolph Jericho Smith has been charged with first-degree assault and reckless endangerment.

He also faces counts of knowingly transferring or attempting ...


Terry McAuliffe rules out 2020 bid
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 17 Apr 2019 19:12:25 -0400

Former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe said Wednesday he will forgo a 2020 presidential bid and instead focus on boosting Democrats in Virginia's legislative elections later this year.

The move could be a huge boost for those state Democrats, who are reeling from scandals plaguing current Gov. Ralph Northam, Lt. Gov. ...


Two men charged with beating, robbing man in MAGA hat
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 16 Apr 2019 11:22:39 -0400

Two men who allegedly attacked and robbed a pedestrian because of his "Make America Great Again" hat have been arrested in Maryland.

The Montgomery County Department of Police said in a press release Monday that Jovan Crawford, 27, and Scott Duncan Roberson, 25, were arrested and charged over ...


Ralph Northam, Justin Fairfax, Mark Herring scandals undermine Virginia Democrats’ fundraising
WashingtonTimes.com / Tue, 16 Apr 2019 16:29:59 -0400

RICHMOND, Va. — A series of scandals surrounding Virginia's top Democrats has made it difficult for them to raise money in a key election year.

Gov. Ralph Northam, Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Attorney General Mark Herring all posted anemic campaign finance reports Monday that are far below what their ...


Charges dropped against Maryland woman accused of assaulting Kellyanne Conway
WashingtonTimes.com / Mon, 15 Apr 2019 09:07:06 -0400

ROCKVILLE, Md. (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped a criminal case against a Maryland woman who was charged with assaulting White House counselor Kellyanne Conway during a confrontation last year at a restaurant in a Washington suburb.

A trial for Mary Elizabeth Inabinett, 63, of Chevy Chase, was scheduled to start ...


Easter is perfect time to offer forgiveness, redemption to former inmates
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 14 Apr 2019 20:37:09 -0400

Christians around the world celebrate Easter in commemoration of the redemption and restoration God so generously offers through the death and resurrection of His son. Jesus made the ultimate sacrifice so that each of us might be forgiven of our sins and be reconciled to God.

Christ's death on the ...


Term limits would drain the swamp
WashingtonTimes.com / Thu, 11 Apr 2019 19:50:15 -0400

There's a lengthy list of Democrats interested in imposing their own brand of term limits by seeking their party's nod to kick Donald Trump out of the White House on his hind parts.

Some of the Dems have considerable name recognition, such as Beto O'Rourke, who is not Hispanic; Kamala ...


Go-go music dispute in D.C. resolved after intervention from mayor, T-Mobile CEO
WashingtonTimes.com / Wed, 10 Apr 2019 13:28:52 -0400

A dispute over loud "go-go" music cranked for years from outside a cellphone store in D.C. was resolved Wednesday after attracting the attention of telecom mogul John Legere and Mayor Muriel Bowser.

Mr. Legere, the CEO of T-Mobile USA, said that a Metro PCS store located on a corner in ...


Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch dies
WashingtonTimes.com / Sun, 07 Apr 2019 16:39:39 -0400

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Michael Busch, the longest-serving Maryland House speaker in the state's history, died Sunday, his chief of staff said. Busch was 72.

Busch, a Democrat who became speaker in 2003, had developed pneumonia after a follow-up procedure to a 2017 liver transplant after being diagnosed with nonalcoholic ...


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