| May 21, 2012
| 11:56 AM
A study suggesting that the sophistication of congressional floor speeches has declined by a full grade level since 2005 ranks Reps. Chris Van Hollen and John Sarbanes as the most eloquent -- or verbose, depending on perspective -- members of Maryland&...
| May 26, 2012
| 11:49 AM
George Edward "Hunky" Sauerhoff, a political aide and fundraiser who was the founder and president of the Loyal Sons of Pigtown, died May 12 of heart failure at FutureCare Cherrywood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre in Reisterstown.
| May 22, 2012
| 5:02 PM
A company that manufactures airplanes in Hagerstown that are used to monitor the nation's borders would receive $43 million to continue production under legislation approved by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday.
Sierra Nevada Corp., a...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 3:58 PM
Katie Anger, a bright-eyed redhead from West Friendship, opened the door for cyber-bullying as a middle-schooler, when she installed the "Honesty Box" app on her Facebook page.
Some teens used the now-defunct Facebook feature to criticize her...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 10:53 AM
OCEAN CITY, Md. — More money is one the way for buses in Ocean City.
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski and Sen. Ben Cardin on Friday announced a $2 million grant through the U.S. Department of Transportation's State of Good Repair Program.
| Nov 7, 2012
| 8:32 AM
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin celebrated his election to a second term with a traditional breakfast at Fells Point diner Jimmy's Wednesday at 9:30 a.m.
"I'm kind of a boring guy: Egg white omelet. So that's what I got this morning with my grits," he said. "It was...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 5:45 PM
Three years after an Inner Harbor statue of William Donald Schaefer was unveiled, admirers of the city's first African-American mayor want to erect a statue of him nearby.
A nonprofit foundation created to honor the late Clarence "Du" Burns, who...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 2:26 PM
U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Benjamin L. Cardin joined an informal Chicken Caucus of senators Monday to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture to step up efforts to help the mid-Atlantic poultry industry cope with the economic impact of drought....
| Jul 23, 2012
| 11:27 AM
Harriet Tubman, Maryland's heroic conductor on the Underground Railroad and early leader for women's rights, may soon get the recognition she deserves if President Barack Obama accepts a proposal by Gov. Martin O'Malley, U.S. Sens. Ben Cardin and...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:34 AM
Wedding days: October 13, 2012 and October 27, 2012
His story: Jahantab Sidiqui, 26, grew up in Pakistan and moved to Howard County when he was 14. He is the owner of J.S. Strategies — which is currently managing the campaign for Congressman...
| Apr 24, 2012
| 4:55 PM
Key senators reached a tentative agreement Tuesday to save a mail processing center considered significant to the Eastern Shore economy but left the fate of more than a dozen post offices in the Baltimore region uncertain as they considered a sweeping...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:10 AM
Montgomery County Rep. Chris Van Hollen is the latest Democrat from Maryland to land a speaking role in Charlotte next week, Democratic National Convention organizers announced Friday.
The addition of Van Hollen's name to the lineup is not a surprise. As...