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  • Talking With Harold Pollack on Medicaid and Obamacare

    Talking With Harold Pollack on Medicaid and Obamacare
    Here’s basically what happened: I was at a 4th of July party well on my way to having a great time, when I somehow found myself in an argument about Medicaid and the Medicaid expansion in health care reform with a few young doctors who I felt had...
  • Senate confirms Towson resident Grimm for U.S. District Court judgeship

    Longtime U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul W. Grimm was promoted to a U.S. District Court judgeship in Maryland by a nearly unanimous confirmation vote in the Senate on Monday despite a backlog of nominations that has left dozens of vacancies on the federal...
  • Harsher penalties for counterfeit drug traffickers

    Harsher penalties for counterfeit drug traffickers
    U.S. Sen. Michael Bennett released the following statement today: "The U.S. Senate today passed with broad bipartisan support a bill cosponsored by Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, along with senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA), to crack...
  • Newtown Families Make Their Case In Washington

    Newtown Families Make Their Case In Washington
    WASHINGTON — At the end of an emotional day of deeply personal meetings with senators Wednesday, families of victims of the Newtown school massacre sat down for a public conversation with Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who had just...
  • Shame on the Senate; send 'em all home

    Let me begin this column with an apology. Once a week, I pick an important issue and offer my reasoned analysis, based on the facts, of what it all means and how we should react. But there are times when the intellect fails and the heart and gut take...
  • Boston bombing brings out the new xenophobes

    The Boston Marathon bombing has brought out the xenophobes. Often when America suffers some large, inexplicable tragedy, we want to blame "foreigners" and look for ways to fortify ourselves against them. It's more reassuring to believe that an evil lies...
  • Penny Pritzker is pick as commerce secretary

     Penny Pritzker is pick as commerce secretary
    President Barack Obama lauded her skills, several prominent business groups quickly heaped praise and critics remained generally quiet after Chicago business executive Penny Pritzker was introduced Thursday as Obama's nominee to lead the Commerce...
  • GOP ramps up criticism of Perez

    GOP ramps up criticism of Perez
    WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans, including Maryland Rep. Andy Harris, stepped up their criticism of Labor Secretary nominee Tom Perez on Tuesday, amplifying their concerns a day before the former state official faces a Senate committee vote on his...
  • Wall Street Roundup: Disappointing returns. Suspicious trading.

     
    Gold: Trading now at $1,528 per ounce, up 0.1% from Wednesday. Dow Jones industrial average: Trading now at 11953.43, up 0.5% from Wednesday. Promising signs. The newest housing and unemployment data were hopeful enough to make investors forget about the....
  • 'Fast and Furious' scandal grows with revelation that Mexican cartel suspects may be paid U.S. informants

     
    Are high-profile suspects in Mexican drug cartels also paid informants for U.S. federal investigators? If so, could a brewing scandal in Washington implicate more U.S. agencies in the ongoing drug-related violence in Mexico? Kenneth Melson, the...
  • Sainted Republican was apostate on debt ceiling issue!

     
    Congress consistently brings the government to the edge of default before facing its responsibility. This brinkmanship threatens the holders of government bonds and those who rely on Social Security and veterans benefits. Interest rates would skyrocket....