| Apr 15, 2014
| 9:45 AM
KALs' cartoon from April 13 ("Dogged opposition") is so wrong that I hardy know where to begin. For starters, it was the Republicans in Congress who championed Civil Rights legislation against fierce Democratic resistance. Secondly, what does a group like...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Fox News has a new punching bag this week: Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings.
Monday night, he and other Democratic members of the House Committee investigating the IRS over allegations that it targeted conservative groups took a pounding on Megyn...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:10 PM
President Barack Obama told donors in Maryland on Monday that this November's midterm election will be "critical" if Democrats hope to increase the federal minimum wage or approve major changes to U.S. immigration laws during his final years in office....
| May 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 12:45 PM
We, three retired health professionals, applaud Congressman Elijah Cummings for introducing HR 3120, the Comprehensive Dental Reform Act. His bill, identical to SB 1522, introduced by Senator Bernie Sanders, if enacted, would fill a gap in the health care...
| Mar 28, 2014
| 4:19 PM
Convinced it can spend less money yet provide better bus service, Howard County plans to cut out the organization that provides transportation to thousands of Central Marylanders each day and replace it with a new transit agency.
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:11 AM
Mary is single, in her late 50s, widowed and earning about $2,000 a month cleaning bathrooms downtown. She's had no health insurance for the last decade, but she's received medical care when she needed it at free clinics and emergency rooms.
But now it'...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:31 PM
Maryland's top health official told a congressional panel in Washington on Thursday that IT contractors were to blame for the state's troubled rollout of the Affordable Care Act and suggested that the state may reimburse the federal government if it can...
| Feb 12, 2014
| 8:27 AM
WASHINGTON -- Reflecting concerns that government settlements with big banks haven't been tough enough, two Democratic lawmakers want the Federal Reserve board to approve all major enforcement actions.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Rep....
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:41 PM
WASHINGTON — The head of the Internal Revenue Service said Wednesday that it would take years to turn over all the documents subpoenaed by the House Oversight and Government Reform committee in its investigation of the IRS' alleged targeting of...
| Mar 9, 2014
Re "Democrats lose bid to punish GOP lawmaker," March 6
House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-Vista) pulled another right-wing Republican stunt while pretending to examine the IRS' alleged targeting of conservative groups. He continuously...