| Mar 8, 2013
Former Gov. Jeb Bush will be everywhere Sunday morning. He is on five programs: “Meet the Press,” “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” “Face the Nation” and “This Week.” The Florida...
| Mar 15, 2013
House Speaker John Boehner speaks at a Thursday press briefing on Capitol Hill. Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, talks to Martha Raddatz on ABC's “...
| Dec 23, 2011
Ending weeks of partisan gridlock -- the norm these days for Capitol Hill -- House Republicans agreed Thursday to a two-month extension of a tax cut for working Americans with the stipulation that Senate Democrats agree to appoint conferees to......
| Apr 15, 2011
| 11:20 AM
The House passed the Republicans' 2012 budget Friday on a party-line vote, launching GOP lawmakers into an emerging debate with President Obama that vividly defines the parties and will help to shape the size and role of the federal government for years...
| May 9, 2011
It didn't take long for Republicans to seize on President Barack Obama's proposed executive order requiring federal contractors to disclose their political donations to third-party groups as supposed Chicago-style, bare-knuckled Democratic politics. That'...
| May 31, 2011
| 4:11 PM
The House of Representatives defeated a proposal Tuesday that would have raised the nation's debt limit without any spending constraints, a vote called by Republicans to bolster their case for steep budget reductions in talks with the White House.
| Jan 12, 2011
The 111th Congress held its lame-duck session until Christmas to wrap up unfinished business before Democrats ceded control of the House of Representatives to the Republicans. But the business it failed to address is a most fundamental one.
Up until the...
| Apr 15, 2012
| 1:54 PM
Three Maryland lawmakers are leading vastly different approaches in Congress to address the growing influence of so-called super PACs and other political nonprofits that have poured money into campaigns, raising concerns about the outsized influence of...
| Jan 7, 2012
| 7:23 PM
There was pizza, salad, mozzarella sticks and, to the delight of state Sen. Joe Getty, a full house at his Jan. 4 "town meeting," held at J&P Pizza, in Hampstead.
"At the last town meeting in Manchester, we had 25 people," Getty said to the residents who...
| Jan 15, 2012
| 1:07 PM
All politics is local. All candidates for Congress are not.
At least eight candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland — including four prominent contenders — are running this year in congressional districts that do not...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Reps. Roscoe G. Bartlett and Chris Van Hollen are planning to take service members past and present to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address Tuesday evening.
Bartlett, a Western Maryland Republican, and Van Hollen, a Montgomery County...