| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:48 PM
Staffers at Rep. Elijah Cummings' Baltimore office arrived Wednesday to find gobs of putty and wiring on the door, raising fears of an explosive attack and drawing emergency crews from around the region.
Though the suspicious objects turned out to be...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 4:20 PM
Morgan State University is trying to raise $300,000 in donations by the end of the month to give 300 undergraduates emergency scholarships — the result of tighter lending standards that have hit historically black colleges and universities...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 6:30 PM
The passage of sweeping immigration legislation would mean "everything" to the 16-year-old girl from El Salvador who can't forget the image of her father's arrest and subsequent deportation, nor her own fear of being unable to pursue her dreams without so...
| 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
| 2:40 PM
Howard County Board of Education member Janet Siddiqui announced last week she is running for a seat in 2014 to represent District 13 in the Maryland House of Delegates.
Siddiqui, a Democrat, made the announcement June 15 before a group of nearly 100...
| Feb 6, 2013
| 2:08 PM
Lanny Gans had not heard, until she went to the Roland Park post office Wednesday, that the financially struggling U.S. Postal Service plans to end Saturday service in August, in an effort to save $2 billion a year..
"I hate to see anything like that...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 9:06 AM
Arguing that the congressional investigation into the IRS should be concluded, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said Sunday that closed-door interviews with the agency's staff show neither the White House nor officials in Washington had a hand in targeting...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:22 PM
A 13-year-old boy is alleging he was sexually assaulted by other students at the SEED School of Maryland, a public boarding school for at-risk children in Southwest Baltimore.
Police confirmed that they were investigating the incident, which is alleged...
| Jun 3, 2013
U.S. Rep. Elijah E. Cummings will announce today that he is endorsing the 2014 Democratic gubernatorial ticket of Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and his running mate, Howard County Executive Ken Ulman.
Cummings is expected to be on hand this morning in...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 9:01 PM
For the past month, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has been making news in the 2014 Democratic race for governor. His presumed chief rival, Attorney General Douglas M. Gansler, has been biding his time.
Brown became the first big name Democrat out of the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown named Howard County Executive Ken Ulman as his running mate Monday, establishing the first declared ticket in the 2014 Maryland governor's race.
A year before next June's primary election, the two Democrats appeared before a...
| May 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The current congressional hearings concerning the Internal Revenue Service are nothing but a dog and pony show ("At hearing, IRS official mum," May 23). I heard Rep. Elijah Cummings in a TV interview try to blame former President George W. Bush for the...