| Feb 20, 2015
| 9:00 AM
In response to Dan Rodricks column on Rep. Andy Harris and his opposition to Obamacare ("As Harris votes again for repeal, constituents get Obamacare," Feb. 5), it is one thing to point out the multitudes of people being signed up for Obamacare in the 1st...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 5:55 PM
Jose Dominguez was only days away from applying for a new program created by President Barack Obama that would shield millions of immigrants from deportation. But the journey — and his heartbreak — have been years in the making.
| 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...
| 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 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,...
| 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,...