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  • Clout for Maryland lawmakers in Congress slips after midterm elections

    Clout for Maryland lawmakers in Congress slips after midterm elections
    Republican gains in the midterm elections mean Maryland's Democrat-heavy congressional delegation will have far less clout when lawmakers gavel in a new Congress next year, casting doubt on prospects for a long list of state priorities from federal...
  • Mikulski child care bill poised for final approval

    Mikulski child care bill poised for final approval
    WASHINGTON -- Child care workers would undergo more stringent background checks and states would be required to spend more to improve the quality of day care under legislation crafted by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski that cleared a key vote Thursday and is...
  • Administration makes case for emergency Ebola funds

    Administration makes case for emergency Ebola funds
    Federal health officials told a Senate committee Wednesday that the Obama administration's request for $6.2 billion in emergency funding is critical to fighting the spread of Ebola, and there were indications the proposal could win broad bipartisan...
  • Fund science; it's key to our economy [Commentary]

    Fund science; it's key to our economy [Commentary]
    Now that Congress is back from its summer recess, members are considering a number of appropriation bills. Priorities are being weighed, and I hope — given our increasingly technological society — scientific research and science education...
  • House incumbents in Md. favored for re-election despite national headwinds

    House incumbents in Md. favored for re-election despite national headwinds
    Buoyed by favorable districts and the power of incumbency, most members of Maryland's heavily Democratic congressional delegation easily won re-election Tuesday, despite a strong national current that favored the GOP. But in the state's westernmost...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef Junior' on Fox

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef Junior' on Fox
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Nov. 2 - 8, 2014 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES MasterChef Junior Alexander Weiss, who won...
  • Pentagon objects to Shore wind farm

    Pentagon objects to Shore wind farm
    A politically divisive Eastern Shore wind energy project hit a new roadblock Thursday, as the Pentagon lodged a formal objection to it, saying the towering turbines would interfere with operations at Naval Air Station Patuxent River across the...
  • Wallops Island takes stock of damage after rocket explosion

    Wallops Island takes stock of damage after rocket explosion
    Gerald Matthews can clearly see the charred launch pad where an Antares rocket exploded upon liftoff Tuesday, and said he has long feared such a mishap just 1.6 miles from his 55-acre farm. He called the blast awe-inspiring and terrifying — it...
  • Mikulski to hold hearing on Ebola funding

    Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the chairwoman of the Senate Appropriations Committee, said Monday the panel will hold a hearing on fighting the spread of Ebola — the latest indication Congress is preparing to consider additional funding to deal with...
  • Capt. Levin F. 'Buddy' Harrison III dies at age 80

    Capt. Levin F. 'Buddy' Harrison III dies at age 80
    Capt. Levin F. "Buddy" Harrison III, the legendary Chesapeake Bay charter boat captain and owner of Harrison's Chesapeake House who called himself the "Boss Hogg of Tilghman island," died Wednesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center of cancer....
  • Document shows Clinton pressured Glendening during Lewinsky scandal

    Document shows Clinton pressured Glendening during Lewinsky scandal
    WASHINGTON -- At the height of the Monica Lewinsky scandal an aide in the Clinton White House reached out to Maryland Gov. Parris N. Glendening and asked the fellow Democrat to back off his criticism of the president, a new round of documents released...