| Jun 27, 2013
| 7:08 PM
WASHINGTON — A landmark bill to overhaul the immigration system passed the Senate on Thursday, winning a large majority as its sponsors had hoped, but showing no signs of gaining ground with the Republican majority in the House.
| Mar 18, 2013
| 5:07 PM
Senate Republicans criticized the nomination Monday of former state labor secretary Thomas E. Perez to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, signaling the longtime civil rights lawyer will face a contentious confirmation over his approach to the law and...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:13 AM
Pete Snyder, who lost his bid for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor in May, has joined Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli's gubernatorial campaign as finance committee co-chairman, according to a Cuccinelli campaign press release.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:52 AM
Local chamber of commerce folks and Central Florida school officials are meeting today in Orlando to discuss implementing Common Core academic standards. The event is part of a national chamber of commerce "breaking through mediocrity" tour and marks...
| May 30, 2013
| 9:17 AM
WASHINGTON -- Gov. Martin O'Malley used an address at the Center for American Progress on Thursday to argue that Maryland has become a national model for growing the middle class and suggested that most states led by Republican governors "only made things...
| May 24, 2013
| 9:03 AM
On this Memorial Day weekend, as we remember with deepest gratitude the sacrifice of America's military heroes, we also offer our thoughts and prayers for the victims of the Oklahoma tragedy.
I've dedicated a half-dozen columns to the single most...
| May 20, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Would it surprise you to learn that Fast Company magazine just ranked Maryland the third-most innovative state in the nation? Or that Maryland took the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's No. 1 spot for both innovation and entrepreneurship? It's a fact: In our...
| May 20, 2013
| 2:46 PM
For decades, war has been waged over the holy grail of America's Arctic frontier, the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The wide coastal plain on the edge of the Beaufort Sea contains stunning populations of caribou, grizzly, musk oxen and other wildlife...
| May 15, 2013
| 12:45 PM
Sorry, Baltimore Sun, but for once I cannot agree with your position on the Internal Revenue Service enforcing the law on outfits that have been breaking the law for years ("Taxing the tea party," May 14). Tea party groups, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce,...
| May 1, 2013
| 1:05 PM
Boca Raton-based Rapoport’s Restaurant Group was awarded Tuesday with the Community Excellence Award by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce during the America’s Small Business Summit 2013 in Washington, D.C.
“Aspiring small business owners in...
| May 3, 2013
President Barack Obama lauded her skills, several prominent business groups quickly heaped praise and critics remained generally quiet after Chicago business executive Penny Pritzker was introduced Thursday as Obama's nominee to lead the Commerce...