| Dec 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin, along with Rep. Steny Hoyer, deserve our thanks for securing funding in the recent omnibus appropriations bill to keep Maryland on track to cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay and its rivers and streams ("For better or...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 7:50 AM
Senate leaders moved toward a deal Wednesday to avoid a shutdown of the Department of Homeland Security, sidestepping a fight over immigration policy. President Barack Obama, meanwhile, declared his administration would curtail deportation of immigrants...
| Feb 26, 2015
| 2:11 PM
In case you missed it, former Navy Seal and prominent transgender activist Kristin Beck has said she'll challenge Rep. Steny Hoyer for his seat in Maryland's Fifth Congressional District.
This week, she was interviewed on MSNBC discussing her intentions...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 4:34 PM
Gov. Larry Hogan hosted four members of Maryland's congressional delegation at the State House Monday for a strategy session on how to persuade the FBI to move its headquarters to Prince George's County.
U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski described the...
| Feb 14, 2015
| 11:59 AM
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...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 6:27 AM
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...
| Feb 12, 2015
| 1:59 PM
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...
| Feb 11, 2015
| 2:48 PM
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...
| Feb 9, 2015
| 5:16 PM
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...
| Feb 6, 2015
| 7:32 PM
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...
| Jan 30, 2015
| 7:06 PM
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,...