Lawmakers pushing for a permanent ban on fracking in Maryland got an unexpected boost last week from Gov. Larry Hogan, who now says he supports a ban because of the environmental risks.
Got a question about Congress and can’t find the answer on Wikipedia? It’s likely the Senate historian can help. The Senate Historical Office serves as the institutional memory for Congress, the media and the general public. Today, a good part of the job is making Senate history available online — everything from transcripts of the McCarthy hearings to oral history interviews with senators and staffers. We speak with Senate Historian Donald Ritchie about the legislative body’s past and present.
- Donald Ritchie Historian of the United States Senate.
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