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— Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin rarely embraces drama, but as the denouement of the debt ceiling debate played out Tuesday, the Maryland Democrat became something of a mystery — undecided up until the very last minute on how he would vote. Cardin,...
Oscar Alfaro holds a steady job, pays taxes, is active in his church and is raising two young daughters in Maryland. Yet he spends much of his time worrying about deportation. The 36-year-old Honduran native lives in the United States illegally. "You're...
Gov. Martin O'Malley's political redistricting plan earned a quick first stamp of approval from the Maryland Senate on Monday night despite a day full of objections from top Republicans — and a sitting Democratic congresswoman — who slammed...
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...
Gov. Martin O'Malley's congressional redistricting plan sailed through the House of Delegates Wednesday on a 91 to 46 vote, with only five Democrats voting against the governor. The measure requires another vote in the Senate because of technical changes...
While I regret the continued partition of Anne Arundel County into four separate congressional districts, I concur with Dan Rodricks' view that congressional redistricting across the country has helped create legislative gridlock and political segregation...
— First came the budget debate. Next, it was the debt ceiling. Then, the FAA shutdown. Now Maryland officials are keeping a wary eye on the latest congressional stalemate over federal spending, an impasse that has the potential to put dozens of...
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...
Tags: Maryland, C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger
The RootIt is no surprise that President Barack Obama, who already has faced improbable odds and still managed to do the impossible, will soon face one of his greatest challenges yet. The 2014 midterms are perhaps the most important election of Obama's...
email@example.comTop Democrats from the state will converge in Hagerstown on Saturday for an annual summit of Western Maryland Democrats. And although Western Maryland hasn’t been a Democrat stronghold in recent years, party leaders said they were buoyed by...
WASHINGTON -- A meat cleaver hangs over the federal government, but the unflappable men and women of the House majority remain cool and poised. With just a few days to stop automatic spending cuts from affecting everything from air travel to food...
Tags: Steny Hoyer, Virginia Foxx, Harry Reid, U.S. Congress, NASA
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelABC's "This Week" inteviews Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz. The program starts at 11 a.m. on WFTV-Channel 9. Other guests are Rep. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., and Rep. Raul Labrador, R-Idaho. ABC's Jonathan Karl will lead a roundtable...
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