| Sep 6, 2013
| 9:02 AM
Annapolis Boat Shows, the organization operating events that annually bring tens of thousands of people to downtown Annapolis' City Dock, has been sold by owner C. Edward Hartman II.
The company, which operates the U.S. Sailboat Show, the Annapolis...
| Aug 17, 2013
I'm reminded of a story U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel once told me that shows the difference between legislators and the unfortunate folk who have to live with their handiwork.
As a state representative, Frankel worked hard to bring home the bacon. In one...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:22 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to lock in $85 billion in widely decried spending cuts aimed at restraining soaring federal deficits — and to avoid a government shutdown just a week away. President Barack Obama's...
| Nov 14, 2012
| 8:12 AM
WASHINGTON -- Nancy Pelosi, the liberal San Francisco congresswoman who became the first woman speaker of the House, will seek to remain the Democratic leader in the next Congress.
Pelosi made the announcement Wednesday to a packed meeting of her caucus....
| Nov 2, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Barack Obama has not been a perfect president. Millions are still suffering from a weak economy, vitally important issues like climate change and immigration remain all but unaddressed, and most disappointingly, the promise of a new politics to move us...
| Oct 15, 2012
WASHINGTON — Arlen Specter, who in 30 years representing Pennsylvania in the Senate offended Republicans and Democrats in almost equal measure with maverick votes and a frank cockiness that finally ended his career in politics, died Sunday at his...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 12:00 PM
President Obama finally showed America, especially his base, his inability to grasp America's complex economic machine.
When elected, everyone knew he lacked leadership experience, but we hoped he would learn quickly and hire seasoned advisors who...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 5:00 PM
The U.S. unemployment rate dropped below 8 percent for the first time since the month President Obama took office, a surprising lift for both the economy and his re-election hopes in the final weeks of the campaign.
The rate, the most-watched measure...
| Sep 24, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Republican candidate for governor Mike Pence unveiled more of his Roadmap for Indiana Monday.
Pence was joined by running mate Sue Ellspermann and lieutenant governor Becky Skillman for a rally at Union Station.
He says his roadmap will put more...
| Sep 2, 2012
You'd never think of Fed-speak as the warm fuzzies, but that's the way investors took Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's speech Friday at Jackson Hole, Wyo.
Bernanke didn't say when he might stimulate the economy again, or how he might do it, but in...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 7:48 PM
PLYMOUTH -- In the past 35 years, only two Democrats have been elected to represent Indiana in the U.S. Senate.
Both of them have the same last name: Bayh.
Evan Bayh was Indiana's governor from 1989 to 1997 and a senator from 1999 to 2011. His father,...