| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:00 PM
Maryland Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin led a symbolic and unsuccessful effort Tuesday to force a vote on President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration, arguing that the agency needs a permanent leader in place...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 8:03 PM
Addressing growing concerns over seafood fraud, a presidential task force called Tuesday for expanded enforcement and a new program giving consumers more information about the origins of the imported fish, crab and other seafood they eat.
| Dec 19, 2014
| 5:53 PM
The head of Amtrak questioned whether a continuing study of replacement options for the troubled 140-year-old Baltimore & Potomac Tunnel under West Baltimore is a "waste of time," given what he sees as a national failure to commit adequate funding to...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 6:34 PM
Maryland will see hundreds of millions in federal cash to build the Red Line, dredge the port of Baltimore and clear a backlog of rape kits, among other provisions in a massive budget deal reached by congressional negotiators Tuesday night.
| Dec 9, 2014
| 9:44 PM
Pushing a tight deadline to prevent a federal shutdown, negotiators in Congress reached agreement late Tuesday on a $1-trillion bill to fund the government — but not before stuffing it with extras that drew deep opposition from both parties....
| 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...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:45 PM
— Maryland lawmakers have been jockeying for years to lure the new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation — and its 11,000 jobs — to Prince George's County.
On Tuesday they officially found out who the competition is....