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  • Moving from surviving to thriving [Commentary]

    Moving from surviving to thriving [Commentary]
    "I don't want to survive, I want to live." These powerful words spoken by the character of Solomon Northup in the Oscar winning movie "12 Years A Slave" echoed in my mind as I sat in the East Room of the White House this winter and heard President...
  • Court widens door to buying of public office [Commentary]

    Court widens door to buying of public office [Commentary]
    Forty years ago, Congress enacted sweeping limits on political campaign spending in the wake of a shocking disclosure that one man — Chicago insurance executive W. Clement Stone — had given more than $3 million for the 1972 reelection of...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'The Fluffer'

    'Scandal' recap, 'The Fluffer'
    After all of the messiness that went on with the Grant family last week, Liv is taking a much-needed vacation from Fitz, while sending Abby to the White House as her “proxy.” Cyrus isn’t happy about it, but Liv made it clear that she...
  • Obama to announce school grants in Prince George's

    Obama to announce school grants in Prince George's
    President Barack Obama will announce today that Bladensburg High School and two other schools in Prince George's County have won a $7 million federal grant to expand a program that helps students prepare for jobs in the region. The schools are among...
  • Md. officials seek resolution of international abduction case

    Md. officials seek resolution of international abduction case
    As the prime minster of Tunisia visits the White House on Friday to discuss his nation's move toward democracy, Maryland officials are pressing him to resolve an international kidnapping case they say speaks directly to whether the country will honor...
  • From training Secret Service agents to teenagers, driving instructor has one goal

    From training Secret Service agents to teenagers, driving instructor has one goal
    Chip Sheehan has never been scared while driving in a car. He's chauffeured foreign nationals and world leaders throughout the country as a member of the Secret Service. He's trained drivers for Presidents Ronald Reagan through Barack Obama how to...
  • Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends

    Minimum-wage hike, new marijuana laws approved as session ends
    By the time confetti fell in Annapolis on Monday night, state lawmakers had loosened marijuana laws, made Maryland the second state in the country to raise its minimum wage to $10.10 an hour and whittled their way through more than 2,600 bills...
  • Putin's point of view [Commentary]

    Putin's point of view [Commentary]
    The White House has responded to Russian actions in Crimea by taking a number of steps against Moscow: It has ramped up sanctions, verbally denounced the Kremlin's flouting of international law, effectively kicked Russia out of the G8 and given rhetorical...
  • Army, National Guard at odds over scarcer resources

    Army, National Guard at odds over scarcer resources
    After more than a dozen years fighting side by side in Afghanistan and Iraq, the Army and the National Guard are battling each other over budget cuts. The Army, tasked with restructuring for a postwar future amid rising personnel costs and spending cuts...
  • A tortuous debate [Editorial]

    A tortuous debate  [Editorial]
    California Sen. Dianne Feinstein, who chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee, has long been known as one of the U.S. intelligence community's staunchest defenders. So when an outraged Ms. Feinstein appeared on the Senate floor Tuesday to denounce the...
  • 'Scandal' recap: 'No Sun on the Horizon'

    'Scandal' recap: 'No Sun on the Horizon'
    One thought kept crossing my mind and timeline last night: "Jake really is Command." We start off the episode with a chopped monologue from Jake about what it means to be Command, and how it requires you to have no ties and no family. This is going to...
  • Md. votes to adopt health exchange software used in Connecticut

    Md. votes to adopt health exchange software used in Connecticut
    The board overseeing Maryland's health exchange voted unanimously Tuesday evening to scrap its dysfunctional website and adopt software developed by Deloitte Consulting and used by the more successful health exchange in Connecticut. The software is...