About two-and-half weeks remain until the government runs out money and absent swift action from Congress a shutdown will occur at midnight on Sep. 30.Read more
Bryan is an award-winning political journalist who has extensive experience covering Congress and Maryland state government.
His work includes coverage of the election of Donald Trump, the confirmation hearings of Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh and attorneys general William Barr and Jeff Sessions-as well as that of the Maryland General Assembly, Gov. Larry Hogan, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bryan has broken stories involving athletic and sexual assault scandals with the Baltimore Post-Examiner.
His original UMBC investigation gained international attention, was featured in People Magazine and he was interviewed by ABC’s “Good Morning America” and local radio stations. Bryan broke subsequent stories documenting UMBC’s omission of a sexual assault on their daily crime log and a federal investigation related to the university’s handling of an alleged sexual assault.
The recent U.S. Supreme Court decision banning the use of race as a factor in university admissions may be limited in application to academia but it is likely to transcend that institution and have a substantial impact on the way companies approach minority recruitment and promotion, according to policy analysts.Read more
Recent news surrounding the 37-count felony indictment against former President Donald Trump on charges related to the alleged mishandling of classified documents in the Mar-a-Lago case has led many pundits to ask whether Trump could again serve as president if he is both convicted and elected to that office.Read more
For the first time in eight years, Democrats control both floors of the State House in Annapolis. Republican Larry Hogan is out of office and it is unclear whom Maryland’s next GOP starts might be.Read more
Now, less than 10 days away from the June 1st, the date at which Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has repeatedly warned that the government might surpass its borrowing limit-negotiations between House Republicans and the White House have yet to produce concrete results.Read more
China’s recent military drills off the coast of Taiwan, a nation that the U.S. has pledged to defend in the event of an invasion, makes the situation even more chilling, as a potential nuclear showdown between Chinese and American forces could be the first step on the road to armageddon.Read more
About 30 years ago when Maryland gambling was largely confined to gaming nights to raise funds for first responders few could have predicted it would turn into a multi-billion dollar industry with six casinos and an aggressively expanding online sports betting market.Read more
The longer the debate the drags on the more perilous the situation becomes because even coming up against the precipice of the June deadline could have major economic consequences, just as it did in 2011 when lawmakers did not reach an agreement until the last minute.Read more
A Baltimore Post-Examiner investigation into the death of Michael Edward Hickey and a review of documents obtained by this publication tells a different and troubling story.Read more
Former President Donald Trump has announced his third campaign for the White House but some pundits and analysts say one term in office was more than enough, and that its time for the Republican party to find a new standard-bearer.Read more