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  • Local officials eye Homeland Security funding debate warily

    A political brawl over funding the Department of Homeland Security is troubling local officials in Maryland who rely on millions of dollars in agency grants for firefighter gear, emergency planning and training. The dispute, which could force hundreds of...
  • Looking Out: Chelsea Manning, Alabama and more in this week's LGBT news

    Looking Out: Chelsea Manning, Alabama and more in this week's LGBT news
    Your regularly scheduled "Look"er Kevin Rector has stepped away from his desk for a few days so I'm going to do my best to give you a quick download on the latest happenings in LGBTQ Land.  Transgender woman challenges Hoyer In reasons that remain...
  • Delaney hires former campaign manager

    WASHINGTON -- Justin Schall, a Democratic political operative who ran Anthony Brown's unsuccessful campaign for governor last year, is taking a job as Rep. John Delaney's chief of staff. Schall managed Delaney's improbably successful campaign for...
  • Prominent transgender woman to run against Hoyer

    Prominent transgender woman to run against Hoyer
    WASHINGTON -- Kristin Beck, a former Navy SEAL who gained attention in 2013 when she came out as a transgender woman, will mount a primary challenge to Rep. Steny Hoyer in Maryland's Fifth Congressional District, according to a state filing made public...
  • Lawmakers tour Under Armour's Locust Point headquarters

    Lawmakers tour Under Armour's Locust Point headquarters
    The lawmakers who visited Under Armour's global headquarters in Locust Point on Monday saw employees lifting weights in a two-level gym and chatting over lunch in the Humble and Hungry Cafe. They learned that Under Armour "teammates," many of whom did...
  • Baltimore steel company is growing — again

    Baltimore steel company is growing — again
    The north wall at Marlin Steel Wire Products in South Baltimore stands in the way of progress, and it has to go. On Monday, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Rep. Steny Hoyer are expected to strike the first ceremonial blows to the white cinder block...
  • House Democrats get pep talk from President Obama at strategy retreat

    House Democrats get pep talk from President Obama at strategy retreat
    House Democrats gathered at a strategy retreat this week in dire need of a pep talk, after seeing their influence sharply reduced by last year's election and enduring a number of internal debates that eroded morale. They got one from President Obama,...
  • Obama budget calls for reversing deep spending cuts

    Obama budget calls for reversing deep spending cuts
    President Barack Obama revived his call Thursday for an end to deep cuts in federal spending, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who want to boost the Pentagon's budget. Obama...
  • Changes in state, Congress not deterring Md. bid for FBI headquarters

    Changes in state, Congress not deterring Md. bid for FBI headquarters
    Changes in Congress, a new governor and the resignation of the man who oversees the federal government's real estate portfolio will not deter Maryland in its quest to become the new home for the FBI and its 11,000 employees, state leaders say. The FBI...
  • House Democrats seek paid leave for federal workers

    House Democrats seek paid leave for federal workers
    Federal workers would be entitled to six weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child under legislation introduced Monday by several House Democrats – a long shot effort that comes a week after President Barack Obama called for the...
  • Obama, Congress may find common ground on fighting Islamic State

    President Obama and Republican lawmakers are renewing efforts to officially authorize the fight against Islamic State terrorists, an issue that could become one of the earliest areas of cooperation between the White House and the new GOP-led Congress....