| Jul 31, 2014
| 7:05 PM
WASHINGTON Hours before the federal government was set to reduce payments to states for road and bridge projects, Congress approved a temporary fix Thursday that would maintain funding through the middle of next year.
But in some ways, the damage already...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Republican opponents of the Export-Import Bank on Tuesday tried to spotlight corruption allegations at the agency as lawmakers battle over its future before a looming reauthorization deadline.
A House Oversight subcommittee subpoenaed a fired bank...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 5:15 AM
The recent commentary, "An enemy revisited" (July 13), correctly states that in witnessing the harsh realities "the United States would do well to reassess its view on Iran." In fact, we should have a dialogue and trade with Iran, a country that does...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
The best state in the nation for innovation and entrepreneurship three years in a row is Maryland. This is according to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce (hardly a mouthpiece for the Maryland Democratic Party), which also ranks Maryland No. 1 for STEM...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 9:02 AM
There's a saying in Georgia that voters tend to date the rebel but marry the banker, and that may be the outcome of Tuesday's hard-fought GOP primary runoff for an open Senate seat in the Peach State.
Jack Kingston, the affable 11-term congressman,...
| Aug 3, 2014
WASHINGTON — Fresh from helping save Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi from a tea party upstart, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is on the verge of endorsing an embattled Senate Democrat. According to The New York Times's Joe Nocera, national...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 10:03 AM
UPDATED: Barack Obama and Bill Clinton are the main guests on the Sunday programs this weekend.
Obama talks to George Stephanopoulos on ABC's "This Week," which starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Obama told ABC that the World Cup is affecting some...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 9:33 AM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy offered a blunt defense Monday of the Obama administration’s new rule to cut carbon dioxide pollution, touting its benefits against mounting criticism from the coal industry and some...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 6:20 PM
The Environmental Protection Agency published its Clean Power Plan Proposed Rule last week. By how much would the rule reduce future temperatures? If we apply the climate model developed at the National Center for Atmospheric Research — used by both...
| Jun 10, 2014
Zombies are everywhere. On television, in the movies and on the docket of the Illinois Supreme Court.
A $10.1 billion verdict against cigarette-maker Philip Morris USA has come back to life after it was overturned about nine years ago. The class-...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 7:30 AM
A recent editorial ("Maryland's stagnant economy," June 12) and news article ("A bumpy year for Maryland's economy," June 15) made some valid points about Maryland's economy but overlooked much of the work done in recent years to expand new and emerging...