| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:50 PM
Responding to gun control loopholes that have proved vexing for police in Maryland and elsewhere, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings will introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday to impose tougher penalties for people who traffic guns across state borders or buy...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 12:28 PM
— Four years after he rode into the White House on a message of change, President Barack Obama is set to begin his second term Monday amid lowered expectations and a sense that his re-election has done little to alter the nation's fractured...
| 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...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:27 PM
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama praised the Ravens' resilience, toughness and their commitment to the Baltimore community. However, when it came to paying homage to one of their most dominant and well-known players, Obama made it clear that he...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 6:52 PM
When Rep. Chris Van Hollen struck up a conversation recently with a U.S. Capitol Police officer he sees every day on his way to work, he immediately learned two things about the man: He's from Baltimore and he's a huge Ravens fan.
And so the Montgomery...
| 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...
| May 23, 2013
| 6:06 PM
Rep. Andy Harris said Thursday that he will request an expanded review of the Maryland Department of Education's use of federal funds after an audit found that the state may have to return up to $540,000 in misspent stimulus dollars and money designated...
| May 17, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Remarks by President Barack Obama this afternoon at Ellicott Dredges in Baltimore, from the White House.
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Baltimore! (Applause.) Well, it is wonderful to see all of you. Give Duncan a big round of applause for the great...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 6:55 AM
Even as Congress and the White House appeared to be at a standoff over the fiscal cliff last month, lawmakers and the president were able to agree on at least one thing: an update of the Hatch Act.
The 1939 law prohibits federal employees and certain...
| Jan 1, 2013
| 9:08 PM
A bipartisan plan to avoid federal spending reductions and tax increases that would hit Maryland especially hard won final approval Tuesday night in the House of Representatives even as outside groups warned that the bill would simply delay difficult...