| Dec 29, 2014
| 5:47 PM
When the new Congress begins its work next month, Sen. Ben Cardin will become the top Democrat on the Senate committee that oversees government policy on small business, giving the Maryland lawmaker a new platform to influence a key sector of the economy....
| Jan 8, 2015
| 4:18 PM
Congress gave overwhelming approval Thursday to a federal terrorism insurance program that lawmakers had allowed to lapse at the end of last year despite warnings from commercial real estate and construction firms.
The program, created to encourage...
| 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....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow.
Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...
| Sep 24, 2014
| 4:59 PM
Sen. Ben Cardin has joined a coalition of civil rights groups in pressing the Obama administration to finish a years-old review of its guidance on racial profiling, an effort supporters say should be a priority following this summer's upheaval in...
| Sep 26, 2014
| 5:48 PM
The Justice Department is expected to issue a broad new policy in the coming two to three weeks banning religious and other forms of profiling by federal law enforcement officers, department sources said Friday.
The long-awaited policy will not...
| Sep 6, 2014
| 3:26 PM
Federal employees will be allowed to carry money on their health savings accounts into the next year following a months-long lobbying effort by Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland and other lawmakers in the region.
Some 323,000 federal workers set aside a...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 1:07 PM
Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday amid a backdrop of world crises and a looming showdown over immigration. But they're set to focus most of their effort this month on a more fundamental task: keeping the federal government open.
Fresh off summer...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 1:14 PM
— With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections.
Members of the state's congressional delegation have popped up in North Carolina, California and...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 6:48 PM
The Baltimore Sun
Subbing for new grandmother Hillary Clinton on late notice, former President Bill Clinton became the star attraction Tuesday night at a fundraiser for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown at a posh estate in Potomac.
| Oct 31, 2014
| 2:08 PM
UPDATED: Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., will be a guest this weekend on NBC's "Meet the Press, CBS' "Face the Nation" and CNN's "State of the Union."
The Sunday guest list:
Mitt Romney and Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md., are guests on "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on...