| Sep 4, 2014
| 8:53 AM
Noting that student loan debt in the U.S. has ballooned to roughly $1 trillion, Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin spoke with students at Bowie State University on Thursday to draw attention to a proposal Democrats will push next week to allow...
| Sep 6, 2014
Hundreds of thousands of home sellers have had their pockets picked at closings during the last decade — they've been charged interest on their mortgages after their principal debts had been fully paid off.
This practice, endorsed by a federal...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Hundreds of thousands of home sellers have had their pockets picked at closings during the last decade: They've been charged interest on their mortgages after their principal debts had been fully paid off.
This practice, endorsed by a federal agency,...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 3:05 PM
President Barack Obama will visit Baltimore on Friday for a fundraiser intended to help Democrats defend their Senate majority, a White House official said today.
Obama, who last spent time in the city in May 2013, will attend a fundraiser to benefit...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:55 PM
The guest list this weekend on Sunday morning programs:
ABC's "This Week” talks to retired Army Gen. Carter Ham about the crisis in Iraq at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other guests are medical missionary Dr. Frank Glover Jr. and Robin Sanders,...
| 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 16, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Sen. Ben Cardin said Tuesday that his legislation to prohibit law enforcement agencies from racial profiling had received renewed national attention after the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., last month.
Speaking at a briefing on Capitol...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:57 PM
President Barack Obama, who is attempting to help Democrats maintain their grip on the Senate, will attend a fundraiser Friday at the home of a wealthy Baltimore hedge fund manager who has become one of the nation's foremost advocates for Israel.
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:04 AM
Legislators from Maryland and Pennsylvania sparred at a hearing in Annapolis Monday over whether their states are doing too much or too little to reduce Chesapeake Bay pollution.
In a U.S. Senate subcommittee hearing called to review the new bay...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Forty years ago this month, Congress passed the Endangered Species Act; astute, visionary legislation that's served as our nation's lifeline for plants, fish, and wildlife on the brink of extinction. The act has since become one of the strongest and...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:10 PM
Maryland Republican legislative leaders vowed Tuesday to make tax reduction, including repeal of the so-called "rain tax," their top priority for the 90-day General Assembly session that begins Wednesday.
After a briefing at which GOP lawmakers were told...