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  • 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...
  • State Democrats launch effort on voting rights

    State Democrats launch effort on voting rights
    The state Democratic Party, mindful of past "shenanigans" at the polls, launched a program Wednesday that they said would protect Marylanders' right to vote in the Nov. 4 election. Two of the party's senior leaders, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and U.S. Rep....
  • Bill Clinton raises money for Brown

    Bill Clinton raises money for Brown
    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. The...
  • OPM allows fed workers to hang on to health cash

    OPM allows fed workers to hang on to health cash
    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...
  • Congress returns to work, faces tight deadline on federal funding

    Congress returns to work, faces tight deadline on federal funding
    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...
  • Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms

    Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms
    — 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...
  • Justice Department to ban profiling by federal law enforcement

    Justice Department to ban profiling by federal law enforcement
    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...
  • Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs

    Scandals put the NFL in Congress' crosshairs
    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...
  • 5 from Maryland congressional delegation call for harsher punishment for Rice

    5 from Maryland congressional delegation call for harsher punishment for Rice
    Five members of Maryland’s congressional delegation said for the first time Friday they believe the punishment handed down to Ravens running back Ray Rice by the NFL is insufficient, adding to a growing chorus of elected officials who are raising...
  • More Maryland animals, plants in danger of extinction

    More Maryland animals, plants in danger of extinction
    Even as conservationists and government officials celebrated Friday the rebound of the endangered Delmarva fox squirrel, they acknowledged that more animals and plants are slipping toward extinction in Maryland and nationwide. Interior Secretary Sally...
  • Elevate the fight against human trafficking [Letter]

    In the face of the near-overwhelming crises that our nation is experiencing on both domestic and international fronts, a sliver of profound encouragement exists in the fact that the tragedy of estimated 30 million human slavery and sex-trafficking victims...