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  • Lawmaker suggests possible federal takeover of state health exchange

    Lawmaker suggests possible federal takeover of state health exchange
    —A Maryland congressman, frustrated with the state's troubled health insurance exchange, said Friday that officials should consider abandoning the state website and using the federal government's. Officials in Gov. Martin O'Malley's...
  • O'Malley says major health exchange problems are fixed

    O'Malley says major health exchange problems are fixed
    The state has resolved the nine "major issues" preventing its glitch-ridden health exchange from working, officials said Saturday, a milestone Gov. Martin O'Malley has framed as key to boosting the low enrollment in insurance plans offered under the...
  • KAL is blinded by partisanship [Letter]

    KAL is blinded by partisanship [Letter]
    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...
  • Md. colleges clarify applications for financial aid

    Md. colleges clarify applications for financial aid
    More than 100 universities, including Goucher College and Loyola University Maryland, will clarify application instructions to ensure they are not violating federal law by requiring extra forms to determine eligibility for financial aid, Rep. Elijah E....
  • Baltimore ministers' organization endorses Gansler for governor

    Baltimore ministers' organization endorses Gansler for governor
    A coalition of Baltimore ministers endorsed Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler for governor Thursday, saying he was an experienced leader with a strong track record on civil rights issues. At a news conference at Friendship Baptist Church, Rev. Alvin...
  • Baltimore ministers group endorses Gansler for governor

    Baltimore ministers group endorses Gansler for governor
    An influential coalition of Baltimore ministers endorsed Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler for governor Thursday, saying he's an experienced leader with a strong record on civil rights issues. At a news conference at Friendship Baptist Church, the Rev....
  • Elijah Cummings under increasing fire from conservative media on IRS role

    Elijah Cummings under increasing fire from conservative media on IRS role
    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...
  • Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]

    Can we eradicate HIV/AIDS? [Commentary]
    Wednesday is the 30-year anniversary of the day my colleagues and I reported that a new retrovirus, now known as HIV, was the agent causing AIDS. We also announced the development of an effective HIV blood test and the capacity to continuously produce the...
  • 'Fox & Friends' mistreats Elijah Cummings on IRS emails story

    'Fox & Friends' mistreats Elijah Cummings on IRS emails story
    As I watched Tuesday while the anchors on “Fox & Friends” leveled unsubstantiated charges against Rep. Elijah Cummings as if they were facts, I couldn’t help thinking how much more dangerous Sen. Joe McCarthy might have been in the 1950s...
  • U.S. drug clemency plan could reduce sentences of 200 Md. inmates

    U.S. drug clemency plan could reduce sentences of 200 Md. inmates
    The U.S Justice Department invited thousands of federal convicts on Wednesday to request their release from prison, a measure that could have an outsized effect in Baltimore, where U.S. prosecutors have worked closely with local authorities. The Obama...
  • Cummings and the tea party [Letter]

    Cummings and the tea party [Letter]
    It's interesting that Rep. Elijah Cummings has been doing everything in his power to block the investigation into IRS abuses regarding the tea party even as evidence surfaced indicating his staff made inquiries into one such organization ("House panel...