| Aug 28, 2013
| 4:59 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley on Wednesday kicked off an autumn-long series of appearances intended to highlight his record over the past seven years and to set the stage for the final year of his administration.
O'Malley has scheduled five "policy forums"...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 1:05 AM
WASHINGTON - Mornings for Bruce Frasier, an onion and cantaloupe grower in southwest Texas, are tinged with anxiety over whether enough day laborers will arrive in vans to harvest his crops.
"It's a heck of a way for a businessman to start his day,"...
| Jun 27, 2013
I don't know how Democrats do it.
The immigration reform proposal wending its way through the Senate is tearing the Republican Party to pieces. Poor Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., once the golden boy of the tea party and the conservative movement, is being...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the world of public school reform these days, the "Common Core" is about as popular as the common cold. The Common Core is the name given to academic standards adopted in 45 states (including Maryland) plus the District of Columbia that raise the bar...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:08 PM
President Obama made many promises when promoting his health care law. He promised that if you liked your coverage, you could keep it. He promised that it would lower the cost of premiums. He promised that it would create new jobs and promote...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 3:56 PM
WASHINGTON -- Immigration legislation pending in Congress would create jobs in rural communities and increase exports of fruits, vegetables and other products, the Obama administration said Monday as it tried turn up the heat on Republican opponents of...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 1:24 PM
WASHINGTON – The Senate approved a sweeping immigration overhaul Thursday in a strong bipartisan vote after an afternoon of emotional speeches as senators told personal stories of family journeys to the United States while visitors filled the...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 12:30 PM
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to grant Cablevision Systems' request for a stay of a National Labor Relations Board hearing, set to begin July 8 in Manhattan.
The New York-based cable operator on Monday petitioned Chief Justice John Roberts to stop...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 5:00 PM
WASHINGTON — When House Republicans file into the Capitol on Monday to start thrashing out a response to the Senate's landmark immigration bill, former President George W. Bush will be presiding over a ceremony for new U.S. citizens at his newly...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 11:58 AM
WASHINGTON — A bipartisan board charged with protecting privacy and civil liberties heard a conflicting account Tuesday of how a national security program that seeks to monitor foreign terrorists ended up collecting the phone records of most...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:48 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Senate was on track to approve a sweeping immigration overhaul Thursday, but the landmark legislation has dim hopes in the GOP-controlled House despite drawing significant Republican support with the addition of $46 billion in border...