| Dec 5, 2010
| 9:15 PM
While Dr. Mark Midei was allegedly implanting unnecessary cardiac stents in hundreds of patients at a Towson hospital, stent manufacturer Abbott Laboratories was paying for crab and barbecue feasts at his Monkton home and building a business strategy...
| Jul 17, 2010
| 8:26 PM
WASHINGTON — In the political marketplace, there's now a run on Obama shares. The left is disappointed with the president. Independents are abandoning him in droves. And the right is already dancing on his political grave, salivating about...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 3:31 PM
WASHINGTON -- Congressional leaders struck a deal on Thursday to resolve a partisan dispute and end a partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration that has halted airport projects and threatened thousands of jobs.
The standoff, which began...
| Aug 9, 2011
| 7:41 PM
Washington’s Sen. Patty Murray was named as the Senate Democratic co-chair of the congressional “super committee” charged with crafting a plan to cut the U.S. deficit, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said Tuesday.
| Aug 26, 2011
| 5:14 PM
If the Ocean View Little League wins Saturday in the Little League Baseball World Series, it will likely mean celebrations around town. And one fewer box sold by a downtown candy merchant.
Sen. Barbara Boxer announced Friday that she and Montana Sen. Max...
| Nov 8, 2011
| 9:38 PM
A mere two weeks before the congressional budget super committee's November 23 deadline, GOP members of the deficit-reduction panel have signaled a willingness to accept tax increases as part of a broader deficit reduction package, CNN learned Tuesday....
| Sep 8, 2011
| 2:13 PM
The biggest activity in Washington between now and Thanksgiving is the focus on the so-called “super committee,” those 12 Democrats and Republicans charged with reducing the deficit by $1.5 trillion over the next 10 years. Lobbyists,...
| Nov 21, 2011
| 9:07 AM
President Obama appears determined to publicly keep his distance from the congressional super-committee and its failure to put forward a deficit-reduction plan, despite Republican efforts to shift blame to his end of Pennsylvania Avenue.
In his first...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 1:14 PM
WASHINGTON, DC -- Congress has lifted a 5-year-old ban on the slaughter of horses for meat, a move supported by ranchers and also, surprisingly, by some animal rights activists.
At issue is a ban, first enacted in 2006, that prevented the U.S. Department...
| Dec 23, 2011
| 12:39 PM
Ending weeks of partisan gridlock -- the norm these days for Capitol Hill -- House Republicans agreed Thursday to a two-month extension of a tax cut for working Americans with the stipulation that Senate Democrats agree to appoint conferees to negotiate...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 9:08 PM
WASHINGTON -- Airport projects across the United States will shut down this weekend and thousands of federal workers will be furloughed after Congress failed to agree to fully fund the Federal Aviation Administration.
"This is no way to run the best...