| Oct 22, 2014
| 7:06 AM
The state Democratic Party, mindful of past "shenanigans" at the polls, launched a program Wednesday that they said would protect Marylanders' right to vote in the Nov. 4 election.
Two of the party's senior leaders, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and U.S. Rep....
| Oct 20, 2014
| 6:14 PM
Why are the prices of some generic drugs so darn high?
That's a question many consumers have been asking lately. And now, a pair of prominent congressmen are demanding an answer from the drug industry.
In letters to 14 pharmaceutical companies, the...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Baltimore lawmakers and community activists called Sunday for more reforms and federal oversight of the city's Police Department after learning about broken bones and battered faces from an investigation into allegations of police brutality in recent...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 5:27 PM
A U.S. Department of Justice official promised Wednesday that his agency's months-long investigation of police brutality in Baltimore would be a "candid" assessment, and federal lawmakers threw their support behind the probe.
Ronald L. Davis, director...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 5:07 PM
Let's hope the Secret Service snafus don't spark even more attackers — or maybe I'm being paranoid.
There's a lot of paranoia going around these days as the Secret Service slips from its once-storied position to being compared to the Keystone...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:54 PM
Several U.S. senators have proposed stripping the NFL of its tax-exempt status — a warning analysts say the image-damaged league can't afford to ignore even if the threat proves hollow.
Just as it did during Major League Baseball's steroid...
| Sep 21, 2014
Women are often the backbones of our families — deftly balancing the needs of the household with their personal goals and career ambitions. Over the past few decades that balance has become increasingly important. According to the Pew Research...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Now that the NFL and the NFL Players Association have implemented human growth hormone testing as part of a revised performance-enhancing drug policy, Ravens veteran defensive end Chris Canty is hoping that ensures a level playing field.
As the Ravens'...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 4:35 PM
The head of the Secret Service is expected to face blistering questions from lawmakers on Tuesday about the latest White House security breach and a string of scandals that have tarnished the image of the agency charged with protecting the president....
| Sep 30, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Florida had the worst voter lines in the country in 2012, and a lack of resources at some precincts contributed to those long waits to vote, studies from the U.S. General Accounting Office and a New York think tank revealed.
The GAO report, Observations...
| Sep 1, 2014
| 1:14 PM
— With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections.
Members of the state's congressional delegation have popped up in North Carolina, California and...