| Jul 4, 2014
| 11:00 AM
Canada has a shale oil supply that could have reduced U.S. reliance of oil imports from the Middle East, provided thousands of American jobs and ultimately lowered the price of gasoline for American citizens. But President Barack Obama has held the...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:06 PM
WASHINGTON -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will organize a fundraiser for three at-risk House Democrats later this month on the Eastern Shore in the run-up to this year's midterm election.
The July 20 fundraiser -- which will feature House Minority...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 12:00 PM
I see in The Sun that President Barack Obama says, "Don't send children here illegally." Ha!
But House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, in an interview, seems to say we should provide "opportunities" for these poor kids.
So who is right ("A call for...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:27 AM
The stunning primary loss of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the first ever suffered by any congressional leader of either party, may well reflect his Virginia constituents' souring toward his personal hubris more than any cosmic policy issue.
| May 30, 2014
| 9:00 AM
I see from The Sun's letters column that the cheering section has now come out to laud the appointment of Rep. Elijah Cummings to the House Select Committee on Benghazi ("Pelosi appoints Cummings to lead Democrats on Benghazi panel," May 21)....
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:27 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley left Tuesday for a five-day trip to Europe that includes a "congressional pilgrimage" to northern Ireland and a conference in Amsterdam.
The governor, whose Irish heritage inspired his Celtic rock band and his taste in poetry,...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
| May 14, 2014
| 12:45 PM
A recent letter regarding last year's Benghazi incident misses several significant, essential points ("Investigate Benghazi and move on," May 11).
Several committees in Congress have been attempting to investigate the Benghazi massacre almost since...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:30 AM
In April 1993, Ms. Foundation for Women inaugurated their first Take Your Daughters to Work Day. The program quickly gained popularity and became an annual April event for thousands of girls around the country. In 2003, the program was expanded to include...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:10 PM
President Barack Obama told donors in Maryland on Monday that this November's midterm election will be "critical" if Democrats hope to increase the federal minimum wage or approve major changes to U.S. immigration laws during his final years in office....
| May 21, 2014
| 5:22 PM
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she would appoint Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Baltimore to lead Democrats on a controversial select committee to investigate the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead.
| May 12, 2014
| 8:00 AM
After endlessly trying to repeal and replace "Obamacare," the GOP has come up empty-handed. The health-care law appears to be gaining more public acceptance. So congressional Republicans are doing what they can to revive another old hobby horse —...