| 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 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 17, 2015
| 4:29 PM
The number of people who bought private health plans on the Maryland exchange set up under health reform doubled from last year.
Private plans were bought by 119,096 people during the three-month open enrollment that ended Sunday, the Maryland Health...
| 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,...
| Jan 29, 2015
| 6:12 PM
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.