| Aug 5, 2013
| 2:51 PM
Congressman Andy Harris will be holding a town hall meeting with his Harford County constituents on Tuesday at Bel Air Town Hall, from 5:30-7 p.m.
Harris, a Republican serving his second term in Washington, will talk about the work he is doing in...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Reaction to the U.S. Supreme Court decision striking down the Defense of Marriage Act — and more recent efforts to amend the Constitution to ban same-sex marriage — underscores just how dramatically views on the divisive issue have changed...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 12:45 PM
This year's farm bill would have made substantive changes to nearly every commodity program operated by the federal government except the sugar program ("House again fails to pass farm bill," June 20). While an amendment offering modest reforms was...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 11:11 AM
In a friendly reminder (like you really needed it) that last week's Supreme Court decisions are far from the end of the marriage equality debate, 29 Congressional Republicans have come out in favor of a bill proposing a constitutional amendment to ban...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 4:39 PM
The Senate approved a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws on Thursday that would spend billions more on border security while granting millions of undocumented immigrants a shot at U.S. citizenship.
But as supporters celebrated the rare...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:35 PM
In a decision with both historic and practical significance for gay and lesbian couples, the Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the federal government must recognize same-sex marriages — an outcome advocates hope will aid in their state-by-state...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 7:52 AM
President Harry S. Truman's famous adage — "The buck stops here" — sat on his desk in the Oval Office as a clear reminder that as president, he was responsible for the decisions he made and what happened in his administration. It sent a...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:23 PM
A generational shift within the Maryland Republican Party picked up steam Tuesday as a veteran GOP senator called an end to her legislative career and a conservative favorite launched an audacious challenge to an incumbent Democratic congressman.
| May 20, 2013
| 8:54 AM
Well, that didn't take long.
Just as several genuine scandals cast the Obama administration in an unfavorable light, Republicans in Congress are already overreaching — with hyperbolic comparisons to Watergate, calls for special prosecutors,...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 5:01 PM
Days after the Obama administration threatened widespread furloughs of government employees, one of Maryland's largest federal agencies, the Social Security Administration, said it might shoulder across-the-board spending cuts without sending any of its...
| May 24, 2013
| 7:00 AM
I recently read the article, "President talks economy, jobs in Baltimore" (May 18). In one of the last paragraphs, Rep. Andy Harris, a Republican, is quoted as describing President Barack Obama's visit to Baltimore as "another photo op on a campaign-style...
| May 26, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Whether you're barbecuing in Baltimore, in Bel Air or on the bay this Memorial Day, you will pay more for staple foods because our federal government continues to pit food versus fuel.
Thanks to an unworkable federal energy policy, prices for animal...