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  • Benghazi probe puts Cummings back in spotlight

    Benghazi probe puts Cummings back in spotlight
    A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
  • Rapper's Cardin endorsement adds to storied history of rejected political nods

    Rapper's Cardin endorsement adds to storied history of rejected political nods
    Most political endorsements touted by candidates typically elicit yawns. Until they garner gasps. Del. Jon Cardin, a Democratic candidate for Maryland attorney general, rejected an impromptu endorsement he landed last week from a rapper with a rap...
  • Garagiola releases tax returns, challenges others to follow

    Garagiola releases tax returns, challenges others to follow
    Updated with reaction from Delaney campaign.  State Sen. Rob Garagiola, a Democrat running for Congress in Maryland’s 6th District, released a decade’s worth of federal income tax returns Thursday and challenged other candidates in the race...
  • Formal ethics complaint filed against Garagiola

    Corrected: This item was updated to reflect that that the state disclosure form does not require an officeholder to disclose the amount of income received from outside employment.    A former Bush administration official with political ties in Maryland...
  • Delaney wins in 6th District primary

    Delaney wins in 6th District primary
    A wealthy Potomac businessman whose very candidacy challenged state Democratic leaders won a hotly contested congressional primary in Western Maryland on Tuesday, setting up a battle for the seat in November that will help decide control of the House of...
  • Democrats retain U.S. House, push for historic gains

    Democrats retained control of the House and pushed for historic gains in their majority yesterday by solidifying their dominance in the Northeast and making inroads in the South and West. "It's the night we have been waiting for," said House Speaker...
  • Jack Abramoff's pizzeria

     
    I just got a call from a reporter working for a New York-based financial publication. He wanted to know about the pizzeria that has given convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff a job. I've never been. Anybody familiar with Tov Pizza on......
  • DeLay indicted in Texas probe

    WASHINGTON // Tom DeLay, the Texas Republican whose bare-knuckled style propelled him to the top echelons of the House and drew allegations of ethical lapses, was forced to step aside as majority leader yesterday, after a Texas grand jury indicted him for...
  • Recent series of political scandals could hurt GOP

    WASHINGTON // With Republican fortunes in Washington already in decline, the indictment of House Majority Leader Tom DeLay of Texas could hardly come at a worse time for his party. DeLay, often described as the most powerful man on Capitol Hill, had been...
  • David Nitkin on state politics issues

    Issues Nancy L. Howard, Ocean City: Where can I find the history of the 2006 budget tourism funding? Nitkin: Nancy, I'm not sure whether you are talking about the budget for the 2006 fiscal year (July 1, 2005, to June 30, 2006), which was adopted by...
  • Group urges ethics probe

    WASHINGTON // A watchdog group, naming what it calls "the 13 most corrupt members of Congress," is calling for ethics investigations of some of the most prominent political leaders on Capitol Hill in a report to be released tomorrow. Citizens for...
  • Misconduct at Justice Department isn't always prosecuted

    WASHINGTON Dozens of Justice Department officials, ranging from FBI special agents and prison wardens to high-level federal prosecutors, have escaped prosecution or firing in recent years despite findings of misconduct by the department's own internal...