| Feb 17, 2015
| 11:45 AM
We'll cut Rep. Andy Harris some slack for his continued insistence that Maryland's health insurance exchange is a train wreck. After so mercilessly (and justifiably) pounding the O'Malley administration for the exchange's performance, it's got to be a...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 4:35 PM
WASHINGTON -- A wink and a nod is usually intended to convey a message subtly, covertly.
It's usually not directed at a C-SPAN camera from the floor of the House of Representatives.
Yet Rep. Andy Harris has received a barrage of attention Wednesday...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 1:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, a longtime advocate for the National Institutes of Health, offered new details on Thursday of legislation she has introduced to increase funding for medical research -- adding her voice to a growing debate in...
| Feb 5, 2015
Once again, the mostly male, mostly well-insured Republican majority of the House of Representatives voted to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the law that extends health insurance to millions of Americans through Medicaid expansion,...
| Jan 28, 2015
| 4:47 PM
House Republicans are considering significant changes to the way billions of dollars in National Institutes of Health grants are awarded to research institutions under a proposal intended to speed medical breakthroughs.
The proposal, which Republican...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 5:00 AM
This month, Johns Hopkins University President Ronald J. Daniels sounded an alarm about the difficulty young science researchers have in obtaining the grant funding that they need to launch their careers. In an article in Proceedings of the National...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:12 PM
President Barack Obama revived his call Thursday for an end to deep cuts in federal spending, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who want to boost the Pentagon's budget.
| Jan 20, 2015
| 7:23 PM
President Barack Obama outlined an aggressive agenda in his State of the Union address Tuesday, drawing sharpcontrastswith the new Republican majority in Congress and setting the stagefor a tumultuous two years leading into the next presidential election....
| Jan 13, 2015
| 5:25 PM
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan reinforced his vow of bipartisanship while also signaling a potential fight with Democrats over mass transit as he announced more staff appointments Tuesday.
Hogan said a prominent Baltimore Democrat, former Del. Keiffer Mitchell,...
| Jan 16, 2015
| 12:00 PM
Your article "Harris questions Boehner in meeting" (Jan. 7) is proof that the survival of House Speaker John Boehner against the conservative revolt in his caucus contains a large dose of moral bankruptcy, and that Rep. Andy Harris played an important...
| Dec 14, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Your systematic neglect of the horrendous Jonathan Gruber/Obamacare scandal is undoubtedly attributable to your partisan bias ("Gruber flap reopens not-so-old wounds," Dec. 1).
The relatively recent exposure of Mr. Gruber's past admissions and his...