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  • Obamacare is working, despite the GOP's obstructionism

    Obamacare is working, despite the GOP's obstructionism
    There's a great deal of misinformation and misunderstanding about the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. After a hundred years of failed attempts, health insurance reform became the law of the land three years ago, and...
  • Senate approves landmark immigration bill

    Senate approves landmark immigration bill
    The Senate approved a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration laws on Thursday that would spend billions more on border security while granting millions of undocumented immigrants a shot at U.S. citizenship. But as supporters celebrated the rare...
  • Progress on immigration

    Progress on immigration
    Just when Washington looked like it was completely preoccupied with the scandals, real and imaginary, swirling around the White House, a group of Democrats and Republicans in the Senate managed the unexpected (and, these days, extraordinary): They...
  • Delaney looks to infrastructure funding in first bill

    Maryland's newest member of the House of Representatives introduced his first bill on Wednesday, a new infrastructure funding proposal that has won bipartisan support in an otherwise divided Congress. Rep. John Delaney, the Potomac Democrat who has...
  • Back Story: First Memorial Day celebrated 145 years ago

    Back Story: First Memorial Day celebrated 145 years ago
    "We cherish too, the Poppy red / That grows on fields where valor led, / It seems to signal to the skies / That blood of heroes never dies." — "We Shall Keep the Faith" by Moina Michael For many Marylanders, Memorial Day is the unofficial...
  • President's remarks at Ellicott Dredges

    President's remarks at Ellicott Dredges
    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...
  • Harris links IRS scandal to Obamacare in address

    Harris links IRS scandal to Obamacare in address
    Rep. Andy Harris of Maryland used a rare opportunity to speak on behalf of the Republican Party on Saturday to tie the unfolding IRS scandal to President Barack Obama's 2010 overhaul of the nation's health care system. Noting that the Internal...
  • Health reform outreach begins in Maryland and across the country

    Health reform outreach begins in Maryland and across the country
    As a multimillion-dollar national campaign launches Sunday to enroll Americans in the nation's new health care program, Maryland officials have already begun enlisting local groups in a similar drive. In one example, 200 Christian, Jewish and Muslim...
  • One Republican calls it quits, another jumps in

    One Republican calls it quits, another jumps in
    A generational shift within the Maryland Republican Party picked up steam Tuesday as a veteran GOP senator called an end to her legislative career and a conservative favorite launched an audacious challenge to an incumbent Democratic congressman. State...
  • Mfume named chair of Morgan State board, signals Wilson will stay

    Mfume named chair of Morgan State board, signals Wilson will stay
    Kweisi Mfume was named the new chair of Morgan State University's Board of Regents on Tuesday, more than three months after his predecessor was ousted amid a public battle over university leadership. Mfume quickly signaled that university President David...
  • Will Minnesota make a marriage equality trifecta?

    Will Minnesota make a marriage equality trifecta?
    Six months after Maryland, Maine and Washington voters endorsed same-sex marriage at the ballot box, two more states have adopted laws allowing gay couples to marry, and a third is poised to join them. On Tuesday, lawmakers in Delaware adopted a same-...
  • Ehrlich's IRS column is even worse than usual

    Ehrlich's IRS column is even worse than usual
    While I enjoy the rants of former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. in his weekly column, at some point I must say, "Enough is enough, Bob." As a former IRS employee and now a tax journalist, I have been following the IRS "scandal" closely and must dispute...