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  • Minorities and Republicans: The strange bedfellows of redistricting

    Minorities and Republicans: The strange bedfellows of redistricting
    Since a redistricting commission presented its plans for new congressional maps to Gov. Martin O'Malley, two groups have been particularly vocal in their complaints that it dilutes minority votes: African-American and Hispanic Democrats, and Republican...
  • Proposed congressional map draws more criticism

    A congressional map drafted by Maryland Democrats drew more opposition Wednesday as Republican leaders offered alternative proposals, the state NAACP requested changes and the O'Malley administration released 600 comments — mostly critical —...
  • O'Malley unveils proposed congressional map

    Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley released his congressional redistricting plan Saturday evening, hours after a handful of African-American lawmakers walked out of a Legislative Black Caucus meeting and prevented the group from taking an official position...
  • Some Marylanders question odd pairings in proposed new congressional map

    Jim Schillinger, a fourth-generation farmer from Severn, has occasionally tussled with politicians who don't understand the first thing about crop yields or the rising cost of fertilizer. When he tries to explain his concerns, it's as if they don't...
  • Congress' vote on the debt ceiling was a cheap political ploy

    The debt limit vote in Congress that came up last week was a cheap political ploy with potentially catastrophic results. I applaud the three Maryland House Democrats — Dutch Ruppersberger, John Sarbanes and Donna Edwards — who had the good...
  • Debt debate puts federal workers on edge

    WASHINGTON — As the pitched battle over the nation’s debt crisis shifts to the White House, federal employees in Maryland are bracing for a series of benefit cuts they say would have a devastating effect on the state’s economy. Months...
  • Sarbanes, Harris lead in 2012 race for cash

    Rep. John P. Sarbanes, a third-term Democrat who faces little opposition for re-election in 2012, raised more campaign cash than any other Baltimore-area member of Congress in the past three months, campaign finance reports made public over the weekend...
  • Federal payroll deal passes, Maryland delegation split

    Eight of Maryland’s 10 members of Congress voted against a bi-partisan plan Friday to extend a national payroll tax holiday – including two who were instrumental in crafting the deal – citing concern over how the measure would affect...
  • Sarbanes, Edwards say jobs bill hurts transparency

    Two Maryland Democrats who opposed a jobs bill that won House approval this week said Friday they voted against the measure because it would roll back regulations intended to protect investors, including those created under the landmark and...
  • As gasoline prices rise, Obama takes aim at alternative-energy critics

    As gasoline prices rise, Obama takes aim at alternative-energy critics
    With rising oil prices creating a drag on the economy and his re-election effort, President Barack Obama mocked Republican critics of his alternative-energy policy Thursday, comparing them to the "cynics and naysayers" who didn't believe the Earth was...
  • Edwards endorses Delaney

    Rep. Donna F. Edwards, a Prince George's County Democrat, endorsed John Delaney in Maryland's 6th Congressional District race on Thursday. Edwards, who captured her seat in 2008 after beating former Rep. Albert Wynn in a Democratic primary, is an...
  • Edwards under fire from labor for Delaney endorsement

    A major statewide union has threatened to reassess its support of Rep. Donna F. Edwards after the Prince George's County Democrat endorsed John Delaney in Maryland's 6th District race on Thursday instead of the candidate backed by Maryland's largest labor...