Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally
Former President Trump Rushed Offstage After Apparent Shots Fired At PA Rally Secret Service agents rushed to get former President Donald Trump offstage after loud bangs were heard and he dropped to the ground at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania. Just minutes after the early evening event on Saturday, July 13 in Butler, just north of Pittsburgh, started, the apparent shots were heard. Trump had turned to show a chart of border crossing numbers when bangs rang throughout the crowd. He ducked and was tackled by Secret Service members as members of the crowd gasped and chanted, "U-S-A." Possible gunshots at former President Trump's rally in Butler, PA. Secret Servic…
Protestors Don't Get Far Storming Field During Congressional Game At Nats Park (VIDEO) Protestors Don't Get Far Storming Field During Congressional Game At Nats Park (VIDEO)
Protestors Don't Get Far Storming Field During Congressional Game At Nats Park (Video) Eight climate change protestors were arrested after storming the field during a Congressional baseball game at National's Park Wednesday, June 12. Before the game, US Capitol Police had been tipped off that some people planned on protesting. Officers were well-prepared with a plan, executed swiftly when the protestors sprung into action. BREAKING: We have taken the field at the Congressional Baseball Game + play has FROZEN!Congress sends billions of public $$ to subsidize deadly fossil fuels — but the police are tackling us instead.This Chevron-sponsored game cannot continue. This is unc…
Donald Trump Found Guilty On All 34 Felony Counts In Historic NY Hush Money Trial Donald Trump Found Guilty On All 34 Felony Counts In Historic NY Hush Money Trial
Donald Trump Found Guilty On All 34 Felony Counts In Historic NY Hush Money Trial A New York jury convicted former President Donald Trump of all charges in his alleged hush money trial, finding that he falsified business records to buy an adult film star’s silence and influence the 2016 presidential election. The historic verdict, the first adjudication and conviction of a former US president, was reached shortly before 4:30 p.m. Thursday, May 30, after around 10 hours of deliberation. Seven men and five women on the jury unanimously found Trump guilty on all 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in the first degree that were filed by Manhattan District Attorne…
Transgender Virginia Senator Misgendered By Lt. Governor (VIDEO) Transgender Virginia Senator Misgendered By Lt. Governor (VIDEO)
Transgender Virginia Senator Misgendered By Lt. Governor (Video) Virginia Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears issued a public statement after misgendering a transgender senator from Prince William County. The exchange between Earle-Sears and Danica Roem, of Manassas, happened on the Senate floor Monday, Feb. 26. Daily Voice Roem, a Democrat who worked in local news for the better part of a decade, asked a question about a piece of legislation, and was addressed by Earle-Sears as "sir" in her response, footage shows. Roem then left the chamber. After a recess requested by Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Fairfax), Earle-Sears addressed the exchange, saying: "Let…
Confederate Memorial To Be Removed From Arlington National Cemetery Confederate Memorial To Be Removed From Arlington National Cemetery
Confederate Memorial To Be Removed From Arlington National Cemetery A relic of the past is coming down as crews prepare to take down the Confederate Memorial at the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. According to officials, an environmental assessment was completed over the weekend in advance of the removal of the monument, and now they are ready to move ahead as the country continues to remove Confederate symbolism from military facilities. Moving forward, all bronze elements of the memorial will be relocated, though the granite base and foundation will remain in place to avoid possibly disturbing surrounding graves. The removal of the monument come…
And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster
And Just Like That: Lock Changed, Website Scrubbed Following George Santos’ Historic Ouster Well, that didn’t take long. Now-former New York Rep. George Santos has been all but erased from the halls of Congress following his historic expulsion from office on Friday, Dec. 1. The disgraced Long Island Republican – whose former 3rd District includes parts of Nassau County and Queens – made a hasty exit from the House chamber once it was clear that the required two-thirds majority had been secured to seal his ouster. Earlier Report: US House Expels NY Rep. George Santos In Historic Vote He did not address the throng of reporters who followed him to a waiting car, though CNN …
Virginia State University To Be First HBCU To Host Presidential Debate Virginia State University To Be First HBCU To Host Presidential Debate
Virginia State University To Be First HBCU To Host Presidential Debate The road to one of the most significant presidential elections in history is going through the DMV region.  Virginia State University (VSU) has been chosen to host the second of three planned 2024 Presidential Debates, making it the first Historically Black College or University (HBCU) to hold the event, officials announced. "We are honored and grateful to have been chosen as a host for a 2024 Presidential Debate,” VSU President Dr. Makola Abdullah said. “This is a historic moment for our university and for HBCUs nationwide.  "Our university mantra is 'Greater Happens Here,' and …
Secret Service Agent Protecting Biden's Granddaughter Fired Shots In DC During SUV Break In Secret Service Agent Protecting Biden's Granddaughter Fired Shots In DC During SUV Break In
Secret Service Agent Protecting Biden's Granddaughter Fired Shots In DC During SUV Break In Secret Service agents protecting US President Joe Biden's granddaughter opened fire in DC's Georgetown neighborhood on Sunday, Nov. 12, when they saw people breaking a window of a parked SUV in the nation's capital. Two or three people are at large after shots were fired when agents saw the suspects breaking into an unoccupied Secret Service SUV, according to spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi.  Shortly before midnight, agents assigned to protect Naomi Biden approached possibly three suspects, with at least one firing a service weapon, though it is not believed that anyone was struck, prom…
VA Candidate In Sex Scandal Susanna Gibson Defeated By David Owen: AP VA Candidate In Sex Scandal Susanna Gibson Defeated By David Owen: AP
VA Candidate In Sex Scandal Susanna Gibson Defeated By David Owen: AP Democrat Susanna Gibson has lost to Republican David Owen in a Virginia House of Delegates race, according to the Associated Press. It wasn't immediately clear what the margin was between Gibson — a Richmond mom of two and nurse practitioner who made headlines for live-streaming sex acts with her husband on porn websites — and the GOP businessman. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Susanna Gibson for Delegate (@susannasgibson) View this post on Instagram A post shared by Team David Ow…
Spotsy Candidate Who Lied On Sample Ballots Barred From Further Distribution: Report Spotsy Candidate Who Lied On Sample Ballots Barred From Further Distribution: Report
Spotsy Candidate Who Lied On Sample Ballots Barred From Further Distribution: Report "One thing the academy taught me is that you don’t have to be perfect to make a huge, positive difference, just your very best.” That's what Spotsylvania County clerk or court candidate Nick Ignacio's website says. But according to NBC Washington, he's been barred from further distributing sample ballots, which the outlet says he fabricated and say that he's endorsed by both Republicans and Democrats. Ignacio, however, is not endorsed by either. An emergency, temporary injunction was issued by a judge this week, halting Ignacio and his organization, Fredericksburg Virginia Patrio…
Virginia GOP Candidate Dave LaRock Promises Gun Bash, AR-15 Raffle At Victory Celebration Virginia GOP Candidate Dave LaRock Promises Gun Bash, AR-15 Raffle At Victory Celebration
Virginia GOP Candidate Dave LaRock Promises Gun Bash, AR-15 Raffle At Victory Celebration Dave LaRock is hoping to go in with a bang. The write-in, Virginia GOP candidate announced his run for US Senate with the promise of raffling off 10 AR-15s at his "gun bash" victory party. In a letter published to his website, LaRock makes a two-part promise: 1. Take back Virginia 2. Take back America (and support Donald J. Trump) "When you think of Dave LaRock, remember I'm the guy that's so pro-gun that I give them away- for free!" he writes. Republican Timmy French and Democrat Emily Scott are also on the ballot.
State Department Official From Maryland Resigns Over Biden's Support For Israel State Department Official From Maryland Resigns Over Biden's Support For Israel
State Department Official From Maryland Resigns Over Biden's Support For Israel Senior US State Department official Josh Paul has stepped down from his position amid President Joe Biden's response to the Israel-Hamas conflict overseas, he says. After more than 11 years with the Bureau of Political-Military Affairs (PM), Paul announced his resignation in an open letter on LinkedIn, citing a promise the Maryland native made to himself that conflicts with the current regime's handling of the ongoing war.   Paul said that he is leaving his position because "in our current course with regards to the continued - indeed, expanded and expedited - provision of lethal …
Playboy Drops Mia Khalifa, Former VA Student After Celebratory Comments On Hamas Attacks Playboy Drops Mia Khalifa, Former VA Student After Celebratory Comments On Hamas Attacks
Playboy Drops Mia Khalifa, Former VA Student After Celebratory Comments On Hamas Attacks Mia Khalifa, the former porn star who came to prominence for wearing a hijab during an adult film, has some things to say about the Israel-Gaza conflict. And it's costing her. The 30-year-old Lebanese-American media personality who grew up in Montgomery County and went to school at the Massanutten Military Academy in Virginia, has been dropped by Playboy following a string of social media posts expressing support for Palestinians amid the Hamas attacks on Israel. I just wanna make sure there’s 4k footage of my people breaking down the walls of the open air prison they’ve been forced out…
Black Belt Congressman Got His Sushi Dinner Back After Being Carjacked In DC Black Belt Congressman Got His Sushi Dinner Back After Being Carjacked In DC
Black Belt Congressman Got His Sushi Dinner Back After Being Carjacked In DC He's just happy he got his dinner back. US Capitol Police are on the hunt for three suspects who carjacked Congressman Henry Cuellar outside his home near the Capitol on Monday night. Cuellar endured a terrifying ordeal outside his DC home in the Navy Yard neighborhood, when three men — at least two of whom were armed — approached him and demanded that he hand over his car keys. All three were wearing masks, according to investigators, and they were wearing black clothing.  "(The suspects) swarmed (his) vehicle, pointed firearms in his face and demanded the key's to the car," he reported…
'Parkinson's On Steroids': VA Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton Shares Heartbreaking Health Update 'Parkinson's On Steroids': VA Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton Shares Heartbreaking Health Update
'Parkinson's On Steroids': VA Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton Shares Heartbreaking Health Update Virginia Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton has shared a tragic health update that she cites as the reason why she won't be seeking reelection. Wexton (D-VA-10) over the summer was diagnosed with and had been receiving treatment for Parkinson's Disease. However, she recently received a modified diagnosis of Progressive Supra-nuclear Palsy, type-p (PSP-P), a form of Atypical Parkinsonism.  As a result, she will serve the remainder of her term in the 118th Congress and not seek reelection. VA-10 is comprised of Fauquier, Loudoun, and Rappahannock counties; parts of Fairfax and Princ…
High Hopes: DC Congresswoman Wants Marijuana Display In US Botanic Garden High Hopes: DC Congresswoman Wants Marijuana Display In US Botanic Garden
High Hopes: DC Congresswoman Wants Marijuana Display In US Botanic Garden A DC Congresswoman is being blunt about things with her colleagues: she wants the United States Botanic Garden to feature a marijuana display. With cannabis slowly reaching legal status in more states, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton said that it could provide an educational opportunity to display different plants at the garden in the Capitol. Currently, 22 states and Washington, DC have legalized recreational marijuana. Norton’s call to the House comes on the heels of the Botanic Garden beginning to display hemp for the first time, a move the Congresswoman previously supported. 
“As …
Video Shows Baseball Bat Attacker Chasing Woman Through Fairfax Yards: Report (VIDEO) Video Shows Baseball Bat Attacker Chasing Woman Through Fairfax Yards: Report (VIDEO)
Video Shows Baseball Bat Attacker Chasing Woman Through Fairfax Yards: Report (Video) A 49-year-old man who police say attacked congressional workers with a metal baseball bat in Fairfax County was allegedly captured chasing a neighbor around with the same weapon hours earlier, according to recent news reports. Xuan-Kha Tran Pham was charged with one count of Aggravated Malicious Wounding and one count of Malicious Wounding, after the attack at Congressman Gerry Connolly's Main Street office in Fairfax on Monday, May 15, the US Capitol police said. FOX DC ran footage of a man chasing a woman with a bat through residential yards, and says neighbors identified him as Pham. A…
Baseball Bat Attack At VA Congressman's Office Sends Staffers To Hospital, Suspect Captured Baseball Bat Attack At VA Congressman's Office Sends Staffers To Hospital, Suspect Captured
Baseball Bat Attack At VA Congressman's Office Sends Staffers To Hospital, Suspect Captured A 49-year-old man has been charged with assaulting two members of Virginia Congressman Gerry Connolly's staff with a metal bat, sending them to the hospital Monday, May 15, authorities said. Xuan Kha Tran Pham of Fairfax, entered the Congressman's office at 10680 Main St., Monday, May 15 around 10:50 a.m., and began assaulting the employees, according to the US Capitol Police. The employees were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. Connolly, who was not in the office at the time, released the following statement: pic.twitter.com/PkVuYI4KHs — Rep. Gerry Connolly (@GerryConno…
John Legend Endorses Fairfax County's Steve Descano John Legend Endorses Fairfax County's Steve Descano
John Legend Endorses Fairfax County's Steve Descano Fairfax County's Commonwealth's Attorney Steve Descano got an unlikely but much welcomed endorsement from none other than John Legend. The California-based EGOT recorded a 46-second clip that Descano, who is running against Edward J. "Ed" Nuttall on the Democratic bill, tweeted out last week. You might be thinking, what does John Legend know about Fairfax County politics? To Descano, that doesn't matter. He's just happy to have the "All of Me" singer's support. I'm excited to announce the endorsement of singer, songwriter, and philanthropist, John Legend. John's activism has led him t…
Roads Closed Around Naval Observatory For Secret Service Investigation Roads Closed Around Naval Observatory For Secret Service Investigation
Roads Closed Around Naval Observatory For Secret Service Investigation Some roads surrounding the Naval Observatory were temporarily closed on Monday morning to allow Secret Service agents investigate a reported gunshot that was fired in the area. At approximately 1:30 a.m. on Monday, April 17, members of the Secret Service Uniformed Division responded to a reported single gunshot near the intersection of 34th and Massachusetts Avenue NW, feet from the facility. US Secret Service Uniform Division Lt. Paul Mayfair said that “no one was reported to be injured and there is currently no indication that this incident was directed towards any protectees or the Nava…
Former US Attorney Practicing Law In DC Lawyer Named Special Counsel Investigating Biden Docs Former US Attorney Practicing Law In DC Lawyer Named Special Counsel Investigating Biden Docs
Former US Attorney Practicing Law In DC Lawyer Named Special Counsel Investigating Biden Docs Attorney General Merrick Garland has appointed a familiar face for Marylanders as a special counsel to investigate the handling of classified documents that were found at President Joe Biden’s Delaware home and a Washington office. Robert Hur, the former US Attorney for Maryland who left office in 2021, will be tasked with conducting the inquiry into the handling of the materials after the White House confirmed that his private attorneys found a "small number" of classified documents. “I will conduct the assigned investigation with fair, impartial, and dispassionate judgment. I intend to f…
US Rep. Donald McEachin Dies After Cancer Battle, 61 US Rep. Donald McEachin Dies After Cancer Battle, 61
US Rep. Donald McEachin Dies After Cancer Battle, 61 US representative A. Donald McEachin died Monday, Nov. 28, according to his office. He was 61. “Valiantly, for years now, we have watched him fight and triumph over the secondary effects of his colorectal cancer from 2013, Tara Rountree, his chief of staff, said in a statement. "Tonight, he lost that battle, and the people of Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District lost a hero who always, always fought for them and put them first." His death comes a few weeks after he was re-elected to a fourth term in the 2022 midterm elections. The Democrat represented Virginia's 4th congressional dist…
Maryland Native Nancy Pelosi Announces She's Stepping Away From Leadership Post Maryland Native Nancy Pelosi Announces She's Stepping Away From Leadership Post
Maryland Native Nancy Pelosi Announces She's Stepping Away From Leadership Post Maryland native and Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has announced she is stepping down from her historic role. The third in line to the presidency made history as the first female Speaker of the House, leading House Democrats for two decades. During a speech on Thursday, Nov. 17, Pelosi did not tell reporters who she would support to succeed her. Many Democrats have announced support endorsing New York Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, 52, succeed Pelosi in the Nov. 30 election.  Several political leaders around the country have expressed thanks to Pelosi after her history-breaking run as Speaker o…
Seeing Red: Election Results Have Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Mulling 2024 Options: Report Seeing Red: Election Results Have Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Mulling 2024 Options: Report
Seeing Red: Election Results Have Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Mulling 2024 Options: Report The “Red Wave” turned “Red Whimper” during the midterm elections on Tuesday has outgoing Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan reconsidering his options when it comes to the 2024 presidential election, according to a CBS report. In an exclusive interview with CBS on Wednesday, Nov. 9, the moderate Republican governor said that the results of Tuesday's elections may have spurred him to reconsider a run for the Oval Office now that more candidates in his own party are becoming less radical. A vociferous critic of former President Donald Trump - much to the consternation of his party-mates - Hogan told CB…
Vice President Kamala Harris To Campaign For Wes Moore In Maryland As Election Approaches Vice President Kamala Harris To Campaign For Wes Moore In Maryland As Election Approaches
Vice President Kamala Harris To Campaign For Wes Moore In Maryland As Election Approaches Some of the nation's top Democrats keep coming forward in support of Maryland gubernatorial hopeful Wes Moore. Fresh on the heels of former President Barack Obama’s endorsement of Moore’s run, current Vice President Kamala Harris will be back in Baltimore this weekend at a grassroots event to support his candidacy. The event is scheduled to run from 9:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Cahill Recreation Center on Clifton Avenue. I’m excited to invite you to join our democratic ticket, @KamalaHarris, and me in Baltimore on Saturday to get out the vote!This is our time. If …
Capitol Breacher From Virginia Who Damaged Senator's Office During Jan. 6 Riot Apprehended: DOJ Capitol Breacher From Virginia Who Damaged Senator's Office During Jan. 6 Riot Apprehended: DOJ
Capitol Breacher From Virginia Who Damaged Senator's Office During Jan. 6 Riot Apprehended: DOJ A 21-year-old Virginia man who breached the capitol and damaged a senator's office during the Jan. 6, 2021 insurrection has been taken into custody, federal authorities said. Henos Woldemichael, of Burke, was arrested Wednesday, Oct. 26 in DC and charged with interfering with law enforcement officers during a civil disorder, and related misdemeanor offenses after participating in the riot that “disrupted a joint session of the US Congress convened to ascertain and count the electoral votes related to the presidential election," according to the Department of Justice.…
Veteran Maryland Administrator Tabbed As New County Executive In Virginia Veteran Maryland Administrator Tabbed As New County Executive In Virginia
Veteran Maryland Administrator Tabbed As New County Executive In Virginia A veteran Maryland administrator has been tabbed as Prince William County's newest county executive. Christopher Shorter, who has more than 18 years of experience in local government operations, will start his role on Jan. 3, 2023. As Prince William County Executive, Shorter will oversee and manage a workforce of more than 6,200 full-and part-time permanent employees. Most recently, Shorter has spent the last two years as City Administrator with the Baltimore City government. Before joining Baltimore City, Shorter served as Assistant City Manager for Health Environment, Culture, and …
'Wes Moore Is The Leader Maryland Needs' Obama Says In New Endorsement For Potential Governor 'Wes Moore Is The Leader Maryland Needs' Obama Says In New Endorsement For Potential Governor
'Wes Moore Is The Leader Maryland Needs' Obama Says In New Endorsement For Potential Governor Democratic Maryland gubernatorial hopeful Wes Moore got a ringing endorsement from one of the country’s most popular political figures. Former President Barack Obama endorsed Moore in a 30-second video that was released on Tuesday, Oct. 25 in advance of the November elections where he is heavily favored to topple Republican Dan Cox to replace current Gov. Larry Hogan. President @BarackObama embodies leadership and service. I am truly humbled to have his endorsement.Early voting starts Thursday and election day is just 14 days away. Maryland, let’s vote like our future depends on it – be…
Deputy DC Mayor Resigns Week After Gold's Gym Assault, Reports Say Deputy DC Mayor Resigns Week After Gold's Gym Assault, Reports Say
Deputy DC Mayor Resigns Week After Gold's Gym Assault, Reports Say DC Deputy Mayor Chris Geldart has resigned amid an investigation into an alleged assault outside a Virginia gym over a car door ding, Mayor Muriel Bowser announced on Wednesday, Oct. 12.  Geldart, 53, who serves as deputy mayor for public safety and justice in DC, was accused of assault and battery last week, according to the Arlington Police Department. Bowser stated that Kevin Donahue, who has previously served as Deputy Mayor for Public Safety, will assume leadership of the Deputy Mayor's Office until a new candidate is tabbed for the position. "I'm saddened to say that I have acce…
Captiol Police Investigating 'Concerning' Letter Sent To Leader Of Jan. 6 Committee In DC Captiol Police Investigating 'Concerning' Letter Sent To Leader Of Jan. 6 Committee In DC
Captiol Police Investigating 'Concerning' Letter Sent To Leader Of Jan. 6 Committee In DC Some alarm bells were sounding in the heads of Secret Service members when a suspicious package was located near the office of US Congressman Bernie Thompson, who is the leader of the committee investigating the Jan. 6 Insurrection at the capital. On Tuesday, Oct. 11, police were called to the Rayburn House Office Building to investigate a suspicious letter filled with “concerning language,” though the package was ultimately screened and Capitol Police say that there were no dangerous substances inside. 1) This afternoon Congressional staff inside the Rayburn House Office Building repo…
Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move
Biden To Pardon Everyone Convicted On Federal Marijuana Possession Charges In Historic Move In a historic move, President Joe Biden announced he is pardoning all of those with prior federal offenses of simple possession of marijuana.  The White House announced the marijuana reform on Thursday, Oct. 6 during Biden's visit to an IBM facility in New York, saying he has directed Attorney General Merrick Garland to develop an administrative process to issue certificates of pardon to individuals who are eligible. Biden said thousands of people with federal convictions for marijuana possession have had their lives upended.  "Criminal records for marijuana possession have …