| Mar 10, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Republican lawmakers said Sunday they welcome President Obama’s courtship and suggested the fresh engagement between the White House and Congress might help yield solutions to the stubborn budget battle that puts Americans’ jobs at risk....
| Mar 11, 2013
| 2:36 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican lawmakers said Sunday they welcome President Barack Obama's courtship and suggested the fresh engagement between the White House and Congress might help yield solutions to the stubborn budget battle that puts Americans'...
| Mar 17, 2013
It's an odd-numbered year, which means this is when something might get done in Washington before next year's elections shut everything down.
But for that to happen, it may require an odd political pairing: President Obama and Rep. Paul Ryan, the GOP's...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 10:27 AM
In Korea, back in the 1950s, a new commander arrived for the small military installation in Ulsan where I was stationed. One of his first acts was to issue a general order which read, "No stupid action will be taken by any member of this command."
| Feb 25, 2013
| 5:15 AM
What a joke your editorial regarding pending federal budget cuts is ("The GOP sequester," Feb. 22). Do you not research information anymore, or do you just call up some liberal Democrats for advice? Maybe you're just blind and believe anything that...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 3:10 PM
Givens first off the blocks to fill seat currently held by Myers
Ray Givens, a Republican with a Hancock address, has filed to run in the 2014 elections for Subdistrict 1C, a seat current held by Del. LeRoy E. Myers Jr., R-Washington/Allegany.
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:52 PM
When Rep. Chris Van Hollen struck up a conversation recently with a U.S. Capitol Police officer he sees every day on his way to work, he immediately learned two things about the man: He's from Baltimore and he's a huge Ravens fan.
And so the Montgomery...
| May 20, 2013
| 5:40 AM
IRS probe ignored most influential groups
KEN THOMAS,Associated Press
STEVE PEOPLES,Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's an irony in the Internal Revenue Service's crackdown on conservative groups.
The nation's tax agency has admitted to...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 10:29 AM
Few annual events trigger over-the-top saturation media coverage like the Super Bowl, and No. XLVII has once again demonstrated its curious effects. When so much is said, written and broadcast about deer antler spray, you know you have either gone down...
| Feb 3, 2013
| 12:55 PM
Christopher Van Hollen Sr., a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Sri Lanka, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Jan. 30 at the Washington Home and Hospice. The former Baltimore resident was 90.
Born in Baltimore and raised in...
| Feb 5, 2013
| 1:01 PM
Not long after President Barack Obama promised to fight climate change in his inaugural address, temperatures soared to 70 last week in Baltimore — in late January. Our weather continues to be unrecognizable. Last summer was the hottest ever...