An estimated 44,000 ex-felons in Maryland will have an easier time regaining the right to vote after being released from prison, following the end of a heated fight between the state's governor and its legislature.
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Across the nation, Americans are frustrated with divisive politics and elections in which they feel as though their voice goes unheard.
They say, "Home is where the heart is." In this case, "home" is Malta House, an assisted living community in Hyattsville, Maryland. And the "heart" is Olivia, a German shepherd mix who now shares the residence with 31 senior citizens.
Big news! My campaign just released our first ad of the campaign today on Women's Healthcare. The ad tells my mother-in-law's story of how she was ste...
After careful consideration and analysis of the top ten Republican presidential candidates' websites, it was clear that Florida Sen. Marco Rubio owns the best of them all. But what about Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley? Their report cards are about to be delivered.
O'Malley told the sparse audience in Henniker, New Hampshire that his campaign was like a boat and the election was like a river, giving him little control where he could go. Unfortunately for O'Malley, he seems to have accidentally launched his rowboat among cruise ships.
Our proposed budget is a strategic and deliberate reinvestment in the students who are the future of our county and the world. They will be engines of innovation that shape our tomorrow. Investing in their education today funds our future.
Litchfield CT: White Flower Farm. Wander among the blooms at the famous flower and plant catalog come to life. Ask for a self-guided tour brochure in the shop, and be prepared to enter garden nirvana.
When our sentences end, people with criminal records are expected to return home and begin to support our families and selves. When I got out of jail, I started the hard work of rebuilding. I applied to over 60 jobs, but nobody would hire me. Broadly excluding workers with criminal records makes no sense.
In the bustling Baltimore-Washington area, nature possesses a seemingly magic quality, rendering it hyper-real. The paradox is that nature, though natural, feels unnatural. Seen as rare and mysterious, wild animals take on a mythological quality in the minds of urban, suburban dwellers.
Never did a person say that Nixon ruined every other white man's chance at presidency, because white people are defined by characteristics other than their race. When you look at President Obama, when you look at people like me, Mr. Trump, do you only see a black face?
States should follow Oregon and California's lead here and do more to ensure that their citizens are able to be heard, and my home state of Kansas is no exception - though they may need to recall Kris Kobach first.
In Inland Maine: There's a to-scale model (93,000,000:1) of our Solar System spread out over 40 miles from Houlton to Presque Isle Maine on Route 1 - the largest model of its kind in the world.
Each of these 17 getaways from Virginia to Maine revolve around a charming inn or B&B that, though not excessively opulent, will nevertheless soothe your soul, be it through views, food, art, innkeepers or all of the above.
When I find family friendly events and activities that my whole family loves I shout it from the rooftops. Why not share the love, right? After movi...