| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:48 PM
A group of Republican senators raised concerns Wednesday about the way President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration has handled a troubled computer contract for the agency, an unexpected development that cast doubt on her...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 6:45 AM
As a life-long resident of Somerset County, I felt compelled to respond to commentator Andy Bowman's recent op-ed ("Politics, not safety concerns, hamper Eastern Shore wind project," Dec. 1).
After telling us for 30 years that industrial wind energy...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 3:56 PM
Weighing President Obama’s request for billions of dollars in new funding to combat the Ebola virus, lawmakers on Wednesday pressed federal agencies to explain how the additional money would help in the fight against the disease.
Members of the...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 4:20 PM
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama could have done more to help Senate Democrats in last month's elections if he'd spoken out about the nation's healthy economy and its positive impact on middle-class families, Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON In the mad rush to complete work before Christmas, there are three big-ticket items on which Democrats and Republicans seem to agree.
"Obviously the Senate is waiting on the House with respect to the tax extender package, the way forward on...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:11 AM
For my company, developer of the Great Bay wind project in Somerset County, what a difference a year makes.
Last November we were wrapping up agreement with a technical team at Patuxent River Naval Air Station (PAX) resolving all concerns that had...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:42 PM
Hundreds of demonstrators turned out in Baltimore to voice frustration and solidarity with protesters in Ferguson, Mo., marching through downtown streets and shutting down the entrance to Interstate 83.
At Morgan State University, students blocked...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 5:00 AM
I read with interest the story of the big meeting that Sen. Barbara Mikulski had with other Democratic leaders in Maryland to find out what went wrong on Nov. 4 ("Top Democrats meet to analyze what went wrong," Nov. 17).
My advice to her and others of...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:45 AM
There was a time that Maryland's congressional delegation included as many women as men. Remarkably, in 1984, Maryland voters elected women to half of the state's seats in Congress: Reps. Helen Bentley, Beverly Byron, Marjorie Holt and Barbara Mikulski....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Still smarting from their defeat in the governor’s race this month, Maryland’s top elected Democrats gathered in Annapolis on Monday for a two-hour discussion of the party’s future.
In a meeting convened by U.S. Sen. Barbara A....
| Nov 17, 2014
| 4:00 AM
Maryland Democrats are scheduled to meet today in Annapolis for a strategy session to dissect the Nov. 4 election -- and how to avoid a repeat performance in 2016.
The meeting, which was called by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, comes nearly two weeks after...