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  • Tom Ridge backs Bongino

    Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge endorsed Daniel Bongino in his uphill campaign for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, becoming the latest in a string of high-profile Republicans who have backed the former Secret Service agent's first run for office. Ridge, who...
  • A house divided: America's political opponents begin to act like enemies

    A house divided: America's political opponents begin to act like enemies
    Sunday morning, I was having breakfast at a funky cafe that prides itself on organic food and the languid preparation thereof. With time to observe the locals passing by, I came to an epiphany about why this green wedge of America feels so unique: Vermont...
  • Veteran Sen. Cardin defeats two challengers

    U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin won a second term Tuesday despite a spirited and well-funded campaign from one opponent and a multimillion-dollar advertising blitz from another. A known commodity in Maryland politics for more than 40 years, Cardin, a Democrat,...
  • Fiscal cliff, here we come

    Fiscal cliff, here we come
    Watch out, folks, this could get bumpy. With the release Monday of a proposal, or something approximating one, from House Republican leaders on a way to avert the "fiscal cliff," we now have the opening positions from both parties, neither of which...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Friday
    WEATHER: Cloudy, with rain likely in the morning and a high near 49. Tonight is expected to be cloudy, low around 48. TRAFFIC: Check our traffic updates for this morning's issues. TOP NEWS Parents unsatisfied with city school officials' answers...
  • DeMint's Pennsylvania political legacy

    DeMint's Pennsylvania political legacy
    Jim DeMint, the Tea Party kingmaker who announced his resignation from the U.S. Senate Thursday to head a Washington-based conservative think tank, left an indelible mark on the world of Pennsylvania politics. It was DeMint, who during the infancy of...
  • Senate hearing on digital platforms hears calls for new laws

     
    The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation held a hearing on new video platforms....
  • U.S. Senate cloture motion approved 62-37, clearing way to Aponte confirmation

     
    Updated 2:18 p.m. 06/14/12 with comments from Sen. Marco Rubio. Two years after Mari Carmen Aponte was nominated to be U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, the U.S. Senate is ready to confirm her to that post. Aponte's nomination has been on hold but a 62-37...
  • Vote tonight or tomorrow in U.S. Senate on Aponte nomination to test Rubio

     
    06/13/12 5:35 p.m. Updated to show the Senate vote pushed to Thursday, to clarify Rubio's negotiations, and to provide fresh comments. In a move that has as much to do with Central Florida’s Puerto Rican residents and whether U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio...
  • OpenSecrets.org profiles Rubio: solid fundraiser, solid ties

     
    In the third installment of its campaign finance profiles of potential Republican vice presidential candidates, the non-profit campaign watchdog website OpenSecrets.org today takes on U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, citing his strong ability to raise...
  • Hillary Clinton confirmed to State Dept.

     
    by Frank James Senators tend to take care of their own and today they took care of Hillary Clinton, voting 94 to 2 to confirm her as President Obama's secretary of state. The two Republican senators who voted against her?......