| Jan 17, 2015
| 6:06 PM
It was a typical winter morning on the Twitter feed of Eastern Shore television station WBOC: a stream of messages about snowfall and a reminder to download the station's weather app for the latest updates.
Then the Cyber Caliphate arrived. Just after...
| 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 9, 2015
| 4:51 AM
Good Morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
Don’t panic if you experience snow showers that are forecast for the area this morning. It is not the harbinger of a major storm, so no need to stock up on milk and toilet paper. Today,...
| 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...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Lawmakers narrowly averted a government shutdown late Thursday night while advancing a $1 trillion spending package after a dramatic day on Capitol Hill in which House members of both parties raised a litany of objections to the measure.
| Nov 30, 2014
| 7:49 AM
When Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger joined the House committee that oversees the nation's intelligence agencies, Osama bin Laden was still alive, Edward Snowden was still in college and the government's response to the threat of cyber attacks was still...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Still smarting from their defeat in the governor’s race this month, Maryland’s top elected Democrats gathered in Annapolis on Monday for a two-hour discussion of the party’s future.
In a meeting convened by U.S. Sen. Barbara A....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:27 PM
The unexpectedly tight contest for control of Maryland's westernmost House district was decided Friday — more than two days after polls closed — when the Republican challenger conceded the race to Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Maryland's westernmost congressional race was too close to call more than a day after polls closed, prompting the Republican challenger to seek a count of absentee ballots Wednesday even as Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney declared victory....
| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:43 AM
Republican Larry Hogan's campaign to "Change Maryland" scored a stunning upset Tuesday as he defeated Democrat Anthony G. Brown in the race for governor.
"Wow. What a historic night in Maryland," an ebullient Hogan told supporters early Wednesday...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:23 PM
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...