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  • Cold War-era 'Warthog' targeted for retirement

    Cold War-era 'Warthog' targeted for retirement
    The A-10 Thunderbolt II, a snub-nosed ground-attack plane that the Maryland Air National Guard has flown in Iraq and Afghanistan, is the latest aircraft to find its way onto the Pentagon's endangered weapons list. Outfitted with a seven-barrel Gatling...
  • House bill seeks to stem classified leaks

    WASHINGTON -- A House bill to authorize spending on intelligence contains a provision designed to help stem further leaks of classified information by Americans with security clearances. The provision, by Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.), would require the...
  • Lawmaker suggests possible federal takeover of state health exchange

    Lawmaker suggests possible federal takeover of state health exchange
    —A Maryland congressman, frustrated with the state's troubled health insurance exchange, said Friday that officials should consider abandoning the state website and using the federal government's. Officials in Gov. Martin O'Malley's...
  • Ruppersberger urged to boost Social Security benefits [Letter]

    Ruppersberger urged to boost Social Security benefits [Letter]
    Representative C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger's decision not to run for governor might not have been much of a surprise for Maryland's politicians, but his older constituents, who comprise about 12 percent of his district's voters, may well have been surprised...
  • Military sex assault critics want justice overhaul

    Military sex assault critics want justice overhaul
    Congress was poised late Thursday to pass new legal protections for victims of sexual assault in the military, but victims and their advocates already were looking ahead to a larger battle: the contentious campaign to overhaul the military justice system....
  • Ruppersberger recalls his favorite teacher

    I never had my favorite teacher in the classroom. Mr. Verlangas was the moderator of the safety patrol at Leith Walk Elementary School, of which I was the proud captain. At that time, my father suffered a major heart attack. He was in the hospital, and we...
  • Best U.S. foreign policy move: Bring troops home

    The Sun's coverage of turmoil in the Osama bin Laden raid, including the profile of Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger ("Keeping our secrets safe," May 4), was well done. I found especially mirthful Rep. Ruppersberger's rather quaint notion that all future...
  • Ruppersberger not so hot on national security after all

    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger has been receiving a great deal of media attention lately as the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee due to the demise of Osama bin Laden ("Ruppersberger: It was bin Laden," May 13). According to the...
  • Congress' vote on the debt ceiling was a cheap political ploy

    The debt limit vote in Congress that came up last week was a cheap political ploy with potentially catastrophic results. I applaud the three Maryland House Democrats — Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Donna Edwards — who had the good...
  • Mother appeals for son's release from Cuban prison

    The 89-year-old mother of Alan Gross, the Maryland man who is serving 15 years in a Cuban prison after taking cellphones, laptop computers and satellite equipment into the communist nation, released a video statement Thursday appealing to President Raśl...
  • Anxious Marylanders wait to see if Congress will act

    Failure of the congressional "supercommittee" to strike a deal on deficit reduction has left lawmakers scrambling to address a half-dozen bills of major importance to Marylanders, from extending tax breaks to paying Medicare doctors to securing federal...