In The News

March 20, 2019 In The News

In November, the American people voted overwhelmingly to put Democrats in charge of the House of Representatives to start serving as a truly independent check and balance on the executive branch.

February 27, 2019 In The News

Michael Cohen’s composure had held up fairly well as he was called a liar, a terrible lawyer, a future federal prison inmate and more as he testified before the House Oversight Committee on Wednesday.

February 7, 2019 In The News

U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings delivered a fiery speech Wednesday in which he shared a promise his 92-year-old mother asked from him on her death bed a year ago.

January 19, 2019 In The News

t’s never easy to re-enter society upon being released from prison, and even ex-offenders lucky enough to secure a job right away face a challenge few may know about: It can take weeks for their first paycheck to arrive.

January 15, 2019 In The News

Know why big pharmaceutical companies in the United States raise the prices of some prescription drugs to outrageous levels? Because they can. There are few obstacles to jacking up prices so the companies that sell brand-name drugs — and spend millions to advertise them ad nauseam — do pretty much what they please, and shamelessly.

January 11, 2019 In The News

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly approved legislation Friday — pushed by Maryland lawmakers — to guarantee back pay for federal employees affected by a partial government shutdown.

January 5, 2019 In The News

With a Democratic-led House of Representatives in place, voting rights and other anti-corruption measures are very much on Alan Cohen’s mind. That explains why he trekked down to the War Memorial building at 10:30 a.m. Saturday morning to hear what two congressmen from the newly installed majority had to say.

December 17, 2018 In The News
In two weeks, congressional Democrats will return to Washington with the authority to investigate a White House that is suspected of foreign collusion, conflicts of interest and mismanagement of the federal government.