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The self inflicted crisis

120822 boxer comment ap 328WASHINGTON - D.C. - Retiring senator Barbara Boxer had a lot to say about Homeland Security this week and called into question the Republican leadership in the U.S. Senate.

She also discusses immigration, President Obama and kicking out 11 million illegal immigrants.

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Maryland is listening to you

busmicDoes it bother you if the state is listening to you while you ride in a public bus?

How much are you willing to trade away your privacy for the illusion of safety? This video takes a look at the problem and the solution in Baltimore and across Maryland.

 

Cardin disappointed in Obama

Ben-CardinSen. Ben Cardin, a strong advocate for 2010 Affordable Care Act, said that he was disappointed in the Obama administration for delaying the penalty on large employers who don’t offer insurance.

“As you know the president extended for one year the new requirements on large companies,” Cardin told a roundtable of health care providers  in Waldorf on Monday. “I was kind of disappointed. I was hoping that we could implement it.”

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Biden awards $2.3 million in Rockville to assist women

bidenROCKVILLE - Vice President Joe Biden and Attorney General Eric Holder announced at the Montgomery County Executive Office Building in Rockville Wednesday morning the award of $2.3 million in grants to support the struggle against violence to women.

The grants are part of the new Domestic Violence Homicide Prevention Demonstration Initiative, created by the U.S. Department of Justice’s Office on Violence Against Women, which will help state and local jurisdictions reduce domestic violence homicides by identifying potential victims and monitoring high-risk offenders.

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Van Hollen meets jailed MoCo man in Cuba

Chrisvanhollen WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Kensington, met Tuesday with Alan Gross, a Potomac-based contractor detained in Cuba since 2009.

Gross, 63, was accused of actions “against the state” and sentenced to 15 years in prison for bringing communications equipment into the country illegally.

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