| Mar 19, 2012
| 5:04 PM
The wife and four children of Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II stood silently before his casket Monday. Their arms were wrapped firmly around one another in a display of family solidarity and devotion for the soldier killed in Afghanistan.
| Dec 23, 2011
| 11:41 AM
When Dylan Goldberg was 10, a well-known politician gave him some advice that still guides him today: "Stand tall, help others and seek justice for all."
The advice came from former U.S. Attorney Janet Reno in a note she wrote to Goldberg at a fundraiser...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:08 AM
The dean of Maryland's congressional delegation, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, endorsed Rep. Donna Edwards for reelection on Thursday, the first high-profile endorsement in a primary race that, so far, has mostly taken place behind the scenes.
"She is part...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 2:56 PM
Call her Maryland's Iron Lady.
U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski was lauded Wednesday on the floor of the Senate for setting the record as the longest-serving woman in Congress, a streak that her colleague, Sen. Ben Cardin, likened to that of another...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Recently, I attended a crowded meeting in which the citizens of Patterson Park roasted and grilled the City Health Department and the Parks and Recreation Department for their plans to install 96 parking spaces in Patterson Park ("Rawlings-Blake calls for...
| Feb 13, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Judging from all the articles in The Sun recently, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, columnist Dan Rodricks and many others are wondering what all the fuss is about regarding the Catholic Church's strong opposition to requiring hospitals and schools to offer...
| Oct 7, 2012
| 1:59 PM
Classes have been in session for several weeks, but community college officials from Carroll, Howard and Frederick counties gathered in Mount Airy on Oct. 1 with U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski and other officials to officially open of the Mount Airy College...
| Feb 12, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Eva Page Brooks has lived through World war I, the Great Depression, World War II, the Civil Rights Movement and the election of the nation's first black president.
The essential ingredient in a life that will reach the 100-year milestone on Feb. 28 is...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:52 AM
A facility intended to be a "brain center" for U.S. weather and climate prediction activity opened Monday at the University of Maryland, College Park.
Officials including Sen. Barbara Mikulski, led a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the 268,000-square-foot...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 6:40 PM
In the midst of one of many tributes to former state Sen. Clarence M. Mitchell III at his memorial service in an Upton church Sunday night, hundreds of family members, friends and fellow politicians broke out into an impromptu singing of the hymn "Lift...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Despite a multimillion-dollar advertising blitz from one challenger and an aggressive grassroots campaign from another, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland remains among the safest incumbents in the nation as he runs for a second term, according to a new...
| May 5, 2012
A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotech firms — including many based in Maryland — hoping that Congress will deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year.
Lawmakers are proposing a 6...