| Mar 23, 2015
| 3:37 PM
For eight years, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger has pushed a bill to expand benefits for working parents. For eight years, it has failed to pass.
Now he has an opportunity to put his ideas into practice.
The Baltimore County Democrat employs 14 full-time...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 5:58 PM
The decision by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski to retire in 2016 has created an unexpected contest not only for her coveted seat, but it could put several House districts in play for the first time in more than a decade.
Seven of Maryland's eight members of...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 8:50 AM
Soon after Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski announced Monday she wouldn't seek a sixth term in office, comment began rolling in from across the country.
President Barack Obama
"Senator Mikulski is more than just a legendary senator for the people of Maryland,...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 8:13 PM
Congress voted late Friday to approve a one-week funding extension for the Department of Homeland Security, narrowly avoiding a shutdown while setting up the possibility of another battle over immigration in coming days.
With hours to go before...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 5:16 PM
The lawmakers who visited Under Armour's global headquarters in Locust Point on Monday saw employees lifting weights in a two-level gym and chatting over lunch in the Humble and Hungry Cafe.
They learned that Under Armour "teammates," many of whom did...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 10:19 AM
The uninterrupted operation of our nation's infrastructure is vital to our physical and economic security and our lives. It monitors generators producing power; controls valves that allow gas or oil to flow from well to refinery to pump; manages air,...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 2:36 PM
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a Montgomery County lawmaker frequently at the center of Democratic messaging on the economy, will serve as the top campaign fundraiser for House Democrats in the next election.
Long viewed as a rising star in the...
| Feb 10, 2005
| 9:39 AM
Joseph F. Steffen Jr. left Reisterstown's Franklin High School and quickly found a home in the rough-and-tumble world of politics, working mostly behind the scenes as a self-described "Prince of Darkness" on behalf of favorite Republicans - including, for...
| Jun 2, 2002
| 10:24 AM
Saying his work in Baltimore is incomplete, Mayor Martin O'Malley announced yesterday that he will not be a candidate for governor this year - clearing the way for Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend to run unopposed for the Democratic nomination.
| Jan 9, 2015
| 5:20 PM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was chosen on Thursday to serve as the top Democrat on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.
He was appointed by House Democrat Leader Nancy Pelosi, who in a statement cited Schiff’s “impeccable...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 6:01 PM
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, a member of the House Intelligence Committee for a record 12 years, lost his seat on the panel Thursday when House Democratic leaders appointed a replacement.
The Baltimore County lawmaker, who served four years beyond...