| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Maryland Republicans converge on Tampa this week to cast their ballots for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and get energized for the November election against President Barack Obama.
"There's just a huge enthusiasm for the Romney-Ryan team, and we'...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 10:00 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- Departing from an economic message that has dominated the Republican National Convention, Maryland Rep. Andy Harris used an address to state party leaders here today to focus instead on how to deal with federal budget deficits and...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Montgomery County Rep. Chris Van Hollen is the latest Democrat from Maryland to land a speaking role in Charlotte next week, Democratic National Convention organizers announced Friday.
The addition of Van Hollen's name to the lineup is not a surprise. As...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
I read with some amusement your article about Rep. Chris Van Hollen's participation in the Obama re-election campaign ("Van Hollen gains unexpected role in the Obama campaign," Aug. 26).
While Mr. Van Hollen spends his time traveling around the nation...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 3:52 AM
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Declaring that "America is better off" than it was when Barack Obama became president, former President Clinton lauded the record of his Democratic successor and skewered his Republican rival, depicting the choice before voters as one...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 1:01 PM
Maryland's delegation predictably split along party lines over the House of Representatives' latest effort Wednesday to repeal President Barack Obama's national health care law -- with two state Republicans backing the repeal and six Democrats opposing...
| Jan 16, 2012
| 9:48 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans would cut federal employee benefits. President Barack Obama would raise fees for airline passengers and eliminate Saturday mail delivery. Democrats in Congress would charge employers higher premiums for federal pension...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 1:37 PM
About 40 people rallied outside the federal courthouse in Martinsburg Friday to protest a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling that opponents claim is allowing corporations to dangerously infiltrate the political process.
The rally was similar to another one...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Reps. Roscoe G. Bartlett and Chris Van Hollen are planning to take service members past and present to President Barack Obama’s State of the Union Address Tuesday evening.
Bartlett, a Western Maryland Republican, and Van Hollen, a Montgomery County...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 8:56 PM
With the presidential election in full swing and Congress mired in gridlock, President Barack Obama used his third State of the Union address Tuesday to sound a populist message on the economy, outlining a series of policies he said would give the...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:20 PM
Here is a more complete picture of fundraising for House races in Maryland for the final quarter of 2011, based on reports that were due to the Federal Election Commission at midnight Tuesday. As The Sun reported Wednesday, Democrat Rob Garagiola is...