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  • State's Democrats fall in behind outsider Delaney

    State's Democrats fall in behind outsider Delaney
    For months, John Delaney ran his campaign for Congress as an outsider. But the day after he crushed his competition for the Democratic nomination in Maryland's 6th District, the Potomac businessman found himself lunching with two of the most powerful...
  • Contractors grounded by FAA shutdown

    Contractors grounded by FAA shutdown
    When Kathleen Thompson learned this week that her Forest Glen engineering firm would not receive payment from its biggest client, the Federal Aviation Administration, the decision she had been dreading suddenly became inevitable: She told employees that...
  • Rep. Hoyer: Currie does 'not pay attention to details'

    Defense attorneys for state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie continued a theme Tuesday, calling an influential member of Congress to the stand who testified that their client is honest, but hopelessly disorganized. U.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, the second highest-...
  • Redistricting moves Laurel to new congressional district

    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...
  • Lt. Gov. Brown calls Currie 'a man of strong integrity'

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown testified Monday morning that state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, who is charged in U.S. District Court with taking bribes from a grocery chain, has been a mentor to him both professionally and personally. "Senator Currie has a...
  • Ehrlich takes stand for Currie in bribery trial

    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. testified Wednesday on behalf of state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, calling him "a gentleman" and "very friendly." Ehrlich, a Republican, and Currie, a Democrat, were elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1986, a...
  • Md. power elite close ranks around Currie

    Md. power elite close ranks around Currie
    The No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives called Ulysses S. Currie a "decent, honest person." A former governor said he is "a gentleman." And Maryland's lieutenant governor described him as a "man of strong integrity." It was an outpouring fit...
  • Arundel Council member Benoit, Prince George's State's Attorney Ivey considering entering House race in District 4

    The race for the 4th District seat held by U.S. Rep. Donna F. Edwards has grown increasingly crowded in recent days, as two possible Democratic candidates have said they are considering challenging the Prince George's Democrat in the primary. A...
  • Senate must remove Currie from office

    Senate must remove Currie from office
    What does it take to get a bribery conviction in Maryland? State Sen. Ulysses Currie, who took a quarter-million dollars from a grocery store chain to advocate on its behalf, and who told no one about the arrangement, was just found not guilty on...
  • Political impact of 9/11 fades

    At a town hall meeting in Catonsville last week, Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin spent a half-hour answering questions, including whether Congress would cut Medicare, address immigration or impeach President Barack Obama. Despite the breadth of the discussion,...
  • Wrong move for the SSA

     Wrong move for the SSA
    There is much excitement in the Frederick County Office of Economic Development these days. Late last month, the federal government purchased vacant land in an industrial park in Urbana on which it will relocate and upgrade the Social Security...
  • Maryland to name Comcast Center court for Gary Williams

    Maryland to name Comcast Center court for Gary Williams
    Maryland said Tuesday that it will name the Comcast Center basketball court for Gary Williams, who retired as men's coach in May after 22 seasons and a school-record 461 wins. Williams will be honored during a Dec. 9 Comcast Center ceremony. He will join...