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Bruce DePuyt
Senior reporter, ; I talk politics Sundays at 2:10pm on WTOP (). Opinions are rare and they’re my own.
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Bruce DePuyt 16h
Attention motorists traveling westbound along Route 50 on the Eastern Shore: The backup is currently 15 miles and 75 minutes — and that’s to use the Wawa restrooms in Graysonville.
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Bruce DePuyt Oct 17
Former state Del. Tawanna P. Gaines (D-Prince George’s) pled guilty to one count of wire fraud this morning. Federal prosecutors said she used $22,500 in campaign donations for personal use. Guidelines call for an 8-14 month prison sentence.
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Bruce DePuyt Oct 16
Hogan also announced that BPW attorneys have been directed “to immediately prepare compensation agreements” for five men who spent 120 yrs in prison for crimes they did not commit. “I don't believe that these five individuals should have to wait any longer.”
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Bruce DePuyt Oct 16
Replying to @Bruce_DePuyt
Sitting alongside Hogan (R) at the mtg., Comptroller Peter Franchot (D) restated his request that the resurfacing work be put off until next fall so MdTA can “regroup.” He said commuters and other travelers are “angry and frustrated” by backups. “We’re playing catch-up,” he said.
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Bruce DePuyt Oct 16
Hogan said he is furious that the rollout of the project resulted in long delays on both sides of the bridge, and he said he has conveyed his anger to top transportation officials. 2/2
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Bruce DePuyt Oct 16
Gov Hogan opens Board of Public Works meeting by announcing steps to speed redecking of the Bay Bridge. He is ordering that contractors work 24 hours/day, that toll booths be removed as soon as possible, and that other steps be urgently pursued.
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Bruce DePuyt Oct 13
The traffic signal at 14th Street and Columbia Rd. NW is on flash.
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Bruce DePuyt Oct 13
Rep. Andy Harris dismisses impeachment inquiry as “so partisan.” Asked abt Gov. Hogan & Sen. Romney, Harris closes car door in reporter’s face, saying “we’re done.” Below, Harris repeatedly asks a constituent if she supports probe of Hunter Biden’s biz dealings.
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Bruce DePuyt Oct 13
The first questions at Rep. Andy Harris’ town hall are about the troop withdrawal from Turkey. Harris said Donald Trump was elected by promising to bring troops home from drawn-out engagements but conceded the move could end badly. “We’ll see how it plays out.”
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Bruce DePuyt Oct 9
In their first public comments, the architects of the plan to transform horse racing in Maryland pitched their proposal to a group of horsemen at Laurel Park on Tuesday.
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Max Smith Oct 7
One train runs into another between Foggy Bottom & Farragut West around 1am; both train operators to hospital. No one else was on trains since system was closed. Metro says railcars remained on tracks. Investigation expected to lead to major delays this morning on BL/OR/SV
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Tracee Wilkins Sep 12
: a small plane landing has clipped a vehicle in the eastbound lanes of Route 50 in Bowie, just near the airport.
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Jonathan Cheng Sep 9
"Investors like funneling cash into China through Hong Kong because the city’s legal and regulatory system…means investors have real recourse in the event of disputes. Singapore and Shanghai simply can’t offer the same combination."
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Bruce DePuyt Sep 9
Pity The Onion. How are they to compete?
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Beth Monje Aug 13
Replying to @beth_monje
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Bruce DePuyt Sep 4
By which I meant 48 hours notice, not 24. Clearly the heat has fried my brain.
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Bruce DePuyt Sep 4
Prince George’s County now says they were informed of the Purple Line event. A Hogan staffer emailed an Alsobrooks staff person yesterday, just 24 hours before it was to occur.
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Bruce DePuyt Sep 4
A Prince George’s official confirms that County Executive Angela Alsobrooks has not been invited to tomorrow’s milestone event for the New Carrollton-to-Bethesda Purple Line.
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Bruce DePuyt Sep 4
Howls of protest from members of Congress as Trump budget ax hits Maryland military installations.
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Bruce DePuyt Sep 4
Replying to @Bruce_DePuyt
“This will hurt morale, degrade readiness and make America less safe. President Trump should not build his ineffective, xenophobic vanity project on the backs of our servicemembers and military families.” — Rep. Anthony Brown (D-Md.)
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