| Dec 11, 2014
| 3:51 PM
Dozens of congressional staff members walked off the job Thursday afternoon in Washington to protest the lack of indictments in the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner.
“We are gathered here today so that we can be the voice for the voiceless,...
| Dec 11, 2014
| 8:35 PM
Lawmakers narrowly averted a government shutdown late Thursday night while advancing a $1 trillion spending package after a dramatic day on Capitol Hill in which House members of both parties raised a litany of objections to the measure.
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:52 AM
Michelle Obama will come to Baltimore Monday for an election eve rally for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown, the campaign said Thursday.
The first lady's appearance at the War Memorial Plaza on Monday is the latest evidence that...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:23 PM
Buoyed by favorable districts and the power of incumbency, most members of Maryland's heavily Democratic congressional delegation easily won re-election Tuesday, despite a strong national current that favored the GOP.
But in the state's westernmost...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Maryland's westernmost congressional race was too close to call more than a day after polls closed, prompting the Republican challenger to seek a count of absentee ballots Wednesday even as Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney declared victory....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:27 PM
The unexpectedly tight contest for control of Maryland's westernmost House district was decided Friday — more than two days after polls closed — when the Republican challenger conceded the race to Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney....
| Nov 12, 2014
| 5:19 PM
WASHINGTON -- Legislation crafted by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings that would speed the release of certain White House records won unanimous approval from the House of Representatives on Wednesday and now goes to President Barack Obama's desk.
| Nov 15, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Four years after White House documents revealed the extent of the Watergate scandal, Congress passed a law that requires the preservation of presidential records and sets the process for making the documents public.
But the 1978 Presidential Records Act...
| Nov 17, 2014
| 7:40 PM
Still smarting from their defeat in the governor’s race this month, Maryland’s top elected Democrats gathered in Annapolis on Monday for a two-hour discussion of the party’s future.
In a meeting convened by U.S. Sen. Barbara A....
| Nov 21, 2014
| 1:50 PM
After calling for a routine prescription refill, Craig Elliott got a rude shock: His bill was going up fivefold.
The 44-year-old piano tuner and guitar instructor from Elgin, who has health insurance, used to pay $20 for a three-month supply of his...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:58 AM
As the Obama administration works to calm public anxiety over Ebola, congressional Republicans took fresh aim Friday at its missteps in responding to the disease and its strategy for containing the virus.
The hearing of the House Oversight and...