| Sep 11, 2012
| 11:36 AM
Vice President Joe Biden quoted Irish poet and playwright William Butler Yeats at the Service of Remembrance at the Flight 93 National Memorial on Tuesday.
"My guess — and obviously it's only a guess — no two losses are the same," he said....
| Sep 12, 2012
Before Vice President Joe Biden left Somerset County Tuesday he made a surprise visit to the Shanksville Volunteer Fire Department.
Fire Chief Sean Daniels said firefighters were not aware the vice president was stopping until shortly before the...
| Sep 17, 2012
| 7:28 PM
Alaska's natural resources continues to stir energy discussions with 2 big developments: Natural Gas and Arctic Drilling.
First, a topic that suddenly seems to be getting more attention than usual:
Proposals for that long-awaited Natural Gas...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 2:07 AM
WASHINGTON — At a July fundraiser in the elegant Mandarin Oriental hotel near Washington's Tidal Basin, President Obama met with some of his most steadfast supporters — two dozen political and business leaders eager to write sizable checks...
| Jul 19, 2012
| 10:30 AM
President Obama and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar have worked to restrict access to offshore oil and gas resources by canceling or delaying lease sales and by creating an atmosphere of uncertainly that has left job creators looking for other countries'...
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Harriet Tubman, Maryland's heroic conductor on the Underground Railroad and early leader for women's rights, may soon get the recognition she deserves if President Barack Obama accepts a proposal by Gov. Martin O'Malley, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 10:15 PM
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar is blowing into B'more Thursday to announce the Obama administration's latest move to boost development of industrial-scale wind energy projects off the mid-Atlantic coast. He'll be joined at the World Trade Center in the...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 7:32 AM
U.S. Sens. Jim Webb and Mark Warner, both Virginia Democrats, again asked the Obama administration to open the state’s coast to oil and natural gas exploration.
In a letter Friday to Interior Department Secretary Ken Salazar, the pair said that...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Below is the full text, as prepared, of Governor Brown’s State of the State Address given on January 18th, 2012.
As required by the state constitution, I am reporting to you this morning on the condition of our state.
Putting it as simply as...
| Jan 17, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The United States is banning the importation of four species of snakes and their eggs, the Interior Department announced Tuesday.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar announced the ban -- which covers the Burmese python, the northern and southern African...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 2:11 PM
Everglades restoration and South Florida’s water supply needs are the focus of a two-day summit involving state and federal leaders converging this week on Tallahassee.
Gov. Rick Scott, U.S. Department of Interior Secretary Ken Salazar and...