| Apr 18, 2013
| 6:02 PM
The House voted overwhelmingly Thursday to allow businesses to share information with the federal government that could help thwart cybersecurity threats, despite concerns from privacy advocates and opposition from the White House.
| Apr 19, 2013
| 3:09 PM
As a ranking member of the House intelligence committee, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger says he was briefed every three hours on the manhunt for the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings.
“Right after the bombs went off, we started getting...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Maryland's U.S. House delegation met Wednesday with Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric K. Shinseki to keep pressure on the agency to fix problems at the troubled Baltimore office and follow up on promises for improvement.
Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, a Southern...
| Oct 2, 2012
| 2:31 PM
Congressional candidates for Districts 1 and 2 addressed issues, such as the economy, partisan voting and Social Security during a moderated forum at Harford Community College Thursday night.
Some candidates went so far as to take political jabs at the...
| Nov 7, 2012
| 6:36 AM
As results poured in at the midnight hour for the 2012 elections, it appeared Baltimore County voters were in step with statewide voters on most ballot initiatives including the hot-button issue of same-sex marriage — but not on expanding casino...
| Nov 9, 2012
| 5:04 AM
With more than 16,500 early voters and the highest number of registered voters in Harford County's history, polling locations had large turnouts Tuesday for the 2012 presidential election and tradition held with the county going for the Republican, Mitt...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:15 PM
Howard County Democrats had plenty to celebrate Tuesday as Democratic candidates easily defeated their Republican counterparts on county ballots, helping fellow Democrats to victories in contests ranging from the House of Representatives to the White...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 10:22 AM
Voters in Howard County have spoken, their votes revealing a general satisfaction with the way things are, coupled with a willingness to support enlightened, thoughtful change.
Voter satisfaction with the status quo is illustrated by the sheer number...
| Nov 18, 2012
| 5:00 AM
As the owner of a flower shop in Aberdeen, I am very concerned with new legislation currently being considered in Congress: the "Marketplace Fairness Act" and the "Marketplace Equity Act," which will add sales tax to Internet sales. This will...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 4:23 AM
One night before President Barack Obama, a Democrat, and his Republican challenger Mitt Romney were to hold their first presidential debate, Howard County's congressional representatives and their challengers had the opportunity to face off.
| Oct 14, 2012
Wall Street might have turned its back on Democrats this election, but that's not the case among Maryland investment firms.
The vast majority of contributions to candidates by T. Rowe Price employees went to Democrats. And Democrats were the...
| Oct 5, 2012
| 12:08 PM
U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger will be included in a "60 Minutes" piece Sunday looking at Huawei, a Chinese telecommunications equipment maker, that members of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence see as a threat to national security....