| May 9, 2014
| 3:01 PM
Mitch Kuykendall wasn't thinking about the shrinking federal budget or the latest partisan squabbles on Capitol Hill when he climbed a ladder propped up against a burning apartment building in Maryland City last July.
He was, he said, just doing his...
| May 27, 2014
| 1:03 PM
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, who briefly considered running for governor himself last year, endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for the job on Tuesday.
The Baltimore County Democrat was one of the last holdouts in the congressional delegation to pick a...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 8:39 AM
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Monday that the Obama administration's decision to release five Taliban prisoners in exchange for an American prisoner of war was a "dangerous precedent"...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:01 AM
The Social Security Administration office that reviews claims for central Maryland has the third-longest delay in the nation, prompting Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger on Monday to call for the agency to craft a plan to address the problem.
"Some have had...
| Jun 3, 2014
| 8:15 AM
The American people need forthright members of Congress to keep us informed — to the extent possible — about what the government is doing to us in our name. As there are no external sources of information on the classified portions of the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 4:20 PM
The Social Security Administration office that reviews disability claims for Central Maryland has the third-longest processing delay in the nation — a backlog that prompted a member of the state's congressional delegation on Monday to call for...
| May 16, 2014
| 5:08 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley vetoed a bill Friday that would have halted a huge wind energy project on the Eastern Shore, prioritizing renewable energy over the concerns of a major military installation in Southern Maryland.
In his veto message, O'Malley said...
| May 20, 2014
| 5:13 PM
A bipartisan water transportation bill that would allow Maryland to unload tons of dredging material on Chesapeake Bay islands — an effort that officials say is critical for the port of Baltimore — won broad support in the House of...
| May 23, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Since October 2008, I have been calling on my colleagues in the House of Representatives to fix the unintended consequences associated with American satellite export regulations that treat all satellites and satellite parts — down to the nuts and...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:58 PM
The state Democratic Party’s annual gala was no place for campaign speeches on Wednesday night.
That might seem odd to casual observers. After all, a big primary election is a month away, and the vast ballroom at Martin’s Camelot in Prince...
| May 12, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger wants jobless Marylanders whose unemployment checks have run out to send him their stories and photos as he and other Democrats push for a House vote on extended benefits.
"Over the past four months, I've heard from...