| Mar 18, 2015
| 6:19 PM
As congressional Republicans find themselves tangled over their newly introduced spending plans, President Obama tried Wednesday to seize the moment to talk about government spending on his terms, namely a focus on opportunities for the middle class....
| Mar 18, 2015
| 12:08 PM
Now that Republicans control Congress, they have largely agreed that they want to boost military spending at the expense of other domestic social programs. But they're at odds over how to do it.
Senate Republicans made clear Wednesday, in releasing...
| Mar 17, 2015
| 8:47 PM
An envelope addressed to the White House has tentatively tested positive for cyanide after two rounds of analysis, the Secret Service said Tuesday. Additional testing will be necessary to confirm the finding.
The letter was received Monday at a facility...
| Mar 18, 2015
| 4:53 AM
A third round of testing will help to determine whether an envelope addressed to the White House does indeed contain cyanide.
Initial biological testing came back negative, the Secret Service said, but another test conducted Tuesday returned a...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 6:31 PM
The U.S. Senate has made it official: Climate change is not a hoax.
As part of the long debate on the Keystone XL pipeline, the Senate voted overwhelmingly Wednesday for an amendment that aimed to answer once and for all whether senators believe the...
| Feb 5, 2015
| 6:05 PM
President Barack Obama on Thursday condemned those who seek to use religion as a rationale for carrying out violence around the world.
"No god condones terror," he said. "We are summoned to push back against those who would distort our religion for...
| Jan 2, 2015
| 2:19 PM
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| Apr 11, 2013
| 8:22 AM
U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, one of President Obama’s most persistent critics, joined him for dinner at the White House on Wednesday night to talk immigration, the budget and a wide range of other topics.
Not big breakthroughs emerged from the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 5:30 PM
WASHINGTON -- An envelope laced with the lethal poison Ricin and addressed to a U.S. senator was found at a Maryland mail processing facility, officials said Tuesday.
The envelope, intended for the office of Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.), was discovered...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:13 PM
NAACP employees were going through the mail Thursday at national headquarters in Baltimore when they found a strange-looking envelope. It bore no return address and had a Memphis, Tenn., postmark — just like letters to President Barack Obama and a...