| Mar 21, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Rush Limbaugh's recent, despicable three-day attack against law student Sandra Fluke cast a spotlight on a national campaign by Republicans to turn back the clock on 50 years of progress on women's health issues. But his attacks were not the first attempt...
| Apr 6, 2012
| 11:36 AM
A video unearthed by congressional investigators has added fuel to an already raging fire over the General Services Administration’s lavish spending on employee perks and agency conferences.
The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 8:12 AM
A congressional committee has launched a wide-ranging examination of the California high-speed rail project, including possible conflicts of interest and how the agency overseeing it plans to spend billions of dollars in federal assistance.
| Dec 29, 2011
| 3:05 PM
The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast in Anne Arundel County will take place as scheduled in January, but minus the customary $5,000 from the county — which stunned the planners of the event, now in its 31st year.
Funding for the...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 9:06 AM
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings is requesting that a group whose affiliates have challenged the legitimately of thousands of voter registrations, including some in Maryland, turn over documents to demonstrate how it determines which registrations to target.
| Oct 10, 2012
| 4:34 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department now says it never believed the Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was a film protest gone awry, giving congressional Republicansnew fodder for criticizing the Obama administration's...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:05 AM
The State Department's top security official in Libya asked for extra security for the consulate in Benghazi in the months before the diplomatic post was overrun in a deadly attack but received no response from superiors, according to documents obtained...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 3:45 PM
Despite this season's election-year politics, the Obama administration needs to acknowledge mistakes at the U.S. consulate in Libya, where four Americans were killed last month in an apparent terrorist attack, and to learn from them. That's the only way...
| Oct 15, 2012
Day by day, the public is learning more about what happened in the Sept. 11 attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others. There is still much confusion. But last week we gleaned two key points from a State Department briefing and a...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:19 PM
SAN DIEGO - The first of 20 individuals indicted in 2011 on charges of buying high-powered firearms in Arizona to be used by Mexican drug gangs was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court to 57 months in prison.
Danny Cruz Morones, 24, of Phoenix...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...