| Dec 10, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The thing that infuriates me more that anything is hypocrisy. Today, I got more than what seems to be the daily dosage since the Obama administration has made hypocrisy an art form. I heard Josh Earnest, President Barack Obama's press secretary, say...
| Dec 10, 2014
| 3:35 PM
The mood among Democrats on Capitol Hill soured as details of a $1.1-trillion spending bill confronted them Wednesday with the reality of their eroding political leverage.
Elections have consequences, Democratic negotiators said as they spent much of...
| 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...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 5:56 PM
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...
| 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 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 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 6:43 PM
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...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:34 PM
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...