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  • Hundreds turn out to remember Frank Conaway Sr.

    Hundreds turn out to remember Frank Conaway Sr.
    Hundreds of people, including top city and state officials, turned out Monday to remember longtime Baltimore Circuit Court Clerk Frank M. Conaway Sr. at a funeral held at Morgan State University's Fine Arts Center. During a four-hour ceremony, more...
  • Federal agency changes nursing home reviews

    Federal agency changes nursing home reviews
    WASHINGTON -- The federal agency that evaluates nursing homes will consider more information in its ranking system -- including the use of anti-psychotic medication -- after news reports and lawmakers last year raised questions about the system's...
  • Obama picks Joe Clancy as Secret Service director

    Obama picks Joe Clancy as Secret Service director
    President Barack Obama on Wednesday named his acting director and trusted former protective detail leader Joseph Clancy as the new permanent head of the Secret Service, choosing a longtime insider despite calls from Congress for fresh management of the...
  • Cummings warns of tough year for federal workers

    Cummings warns of tough year for federal workers
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the top-ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, told a gathering of federal employees on Wednesday that he anticipates an "unprecedented and extremely damaging assault" on federal...
  • Legislation needed to improve higher education cost transparency

    Legislation needed to improve higher education cost transparency
    We've all heard Horace Mann's quote about education being the great equalizer, and we've seen the evidence that education is the best pathway out of poverty. With that said, paying for college today has become a complex maze with the potential to stop low...
  • Cummings joins transit advocates in urging continued support for Red Line

    Cummings joins transit advocates in urging continued support for Red Line
    U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings joined transit advocates on Wednesday night in calling for continued support for the planned Red Line light rail project in Baltimore — and for more Baltimoreans who support the project to make their voices heard....
  • Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds

    Mikulski, Cummings back long-term rail funds
    Two Maryland lawmakers joined Amtrak and Obama administration officials at Penn Station on Monday morning to call for long-term federal funding of transportation projects — pointing to Baltimore's 141-year-old passenger rail tunnel as a prime...
  • Mitch McConnell, Miles O'Brien: weekend guests

    Mitch McConnell, Miles O'Brien: weekend guests
    UPDATED: Incoming Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., will be a guest on "State of the Union" at 9 a.m. and noon Sunday on CNN. A panel on the new 114th Congress features Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Miss.; Rep.-elect Debbie Dingell, D-Mich.; and Rep.-...
  • House oversight panel to probe Secret Service breaches, culture

    House oversight panel to probe Secret Service breaches, culture
    The House of Representatives Oversight and Government Reform Committee will conduct a bipartisan investigation into the U.S. Secret Service next year, the panel's new chairman, Republican Jason Chaffetz, said on Thursday. Chaffetz and the panel's top...
  • 5 from Maryland congressional delegation call for harsher punishment for Rice

    5 from Maryland congressional delegation call for harsher punishment for Rice
    Five members of Maryland’s congressional delegation said for the first time Friday they believe the punishment handed down to Ravens running back Ray Rice by the NFL is insufficient, adding to a growing chorus of elected officials who are raising...
  • Ravens' Chris Canty hopes that NFL implementing HGH testing will set a level playing field

    Ravens' Chris Canty hopes that NFL implementing HGH testing will set a level playing field
    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 hopingĀ thatĀ ensures a level playing field. As the Ravens'...