WDC was fortuitous in having MSNBC legal analyst Chuck Rosenberg as our luncheon speaker at Normandie Farm on April 18 since the Mueller report had just been released that morning. He began his remarks by emphasizing the importance of the rule of law, both to him personally, and as an overarching principle. Rosenberg spent most of his professional life at the Justice Department. His extensive legal and government experience includes such positions as U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia, Acting Administrator of the Drug Enforcement Administration, and counsel to FBI director Robert Mueller.Read More
Newly elected Congressman David Trone celebrated the diverse freshman class, the Democratic House majority, and Speaker Pelosi’s shrewd leadership at a WDC luncheon at Normandie Farm on March 20. Surveying the challenges confronting our nation, he stressed that through action and compassion, Democrats can restore hope for the future.
Catastrophes surround us, inviting paralysis. The president’s policies and conduct, white nationalism, economic inequality, climate change, decaying infrastructure, and the opioid epidemic (to name a few) reflect years of disinvestment—and the despondency they induce. Only by finding pragmatic solutions for all Americans, he believes, can we turn our nation around.Read More
The 2019 Women’s Legislative Briefing drew a record-breaking 700 activists intent on “Igniting and Achieving Change.” The Montgomery County Commission for Women, along with a multitude of co-sponsors, including the Woman’s Democratic Club, has organized this nonpartisan, issue-oriented conference since 1980, when 200 women showed up.Read More