| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:27 PM
The Republican-led House of Representatives cast its 30th odd vote to repeal all or parts of the Democrats’ health care law with no chance of it being anything other than political showmanship. Predictably, all of Pennsylvania's Republicans voted to...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 12:23 PM
Team USA may be comprised of America's best athletes, but their uniforms have a more foreign origin. The patriotic red, white and blue outfits designed by Ralph Lauren to be worn during the opening ceremony were made in China.
Questions over whether...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Lawmakers from Virginia pressed a House of Representatives panel Wednesday to forgo a requirement that a potential new FBI headquarters be located close to the Capital Beltway, a provision they said gives Maryland an unfair advantage as the two states...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- A meat cleaver hangs over the federal government, but the unflappable men and women of the House majority remain cool and poised.
With just a few days to stop automatic spending cuts from affecting everything from air travel to food...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:33 PM
Midshipmen at the Naval Academy could spend less time training at sea, some gates into Fort Meade could be shut down and routine maintenance at military installations across the state could be delayed under federal budget cuts set to begin Friday....
| Mar 6, 2013
| 3:32 PM
General Services Administration officials said Wednesday they had received nearly three dozen responses to a request for ideas about a new FBI headquarters, a potentially lucrative development that Maryland leaders hope to land in Prince George's County....
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:15 AM
What a joke your editorial regarding pending federal budget cuts is ("The GOP sequester," Feb. 22). Do you not research information anymore, or do you just call up some liberal Democrats for advice? Maybe you're just blind and believe anything that...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 10:00 AM
As Senate Intelligence Committee members file into room 216 of the Hart office building in Washington for a CIA confirmation hearing this afternoon, they will be under a spotlight much brighter than they anticipated last week.
That was before a Monday...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 3:53 PM
Rep. Steny Hoyer called plans to extend some benefits to same-sex partners of military personnel “an important step in the right direction” – but said more change is needed.
Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Monday that...
| Feb 16, 2013
Unlike his inaugural address, the president's State of the Union address actually touched on the two issues Americans rank as their top concerns: the economy and government spending. Sadly, his record suggests he's unlikely to get serious about either...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Calling the failures at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Baltimore "inexcusable," Maryland's congressional leadership on Monday demanded the beleaguered agency develop an immediate plan to fix the local problems in processing disability claims....