CHARLOTTE — Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the self-styled dean of the Democratic women, called on voters to back female candidates in an address to her party's national convention Wednesday that came as both presidential campaigns are working to court the key demographic.
U.S. Sens. Barbara A. Mikulski and Benjamin L. Cardin joined an informal Chicken Caucus of senators Monday to urge the U.S. Department of Agriculture to step up efforts to help the mid-Atlantic poultry industry cope with the economic impact of drought.
Fourteen years after truck bombs ripped through two U.S. embassies in East Africa, a Maryland lawmaker is reviving efforts to compensate families of the 12 Americans killed in the Nairobi attack — the most recent attempt in a years-long struggle that has left many survivors feeling betrayed.
The Supreme Court's health care decision gave a boost to President Barack Obama and Maryland Democrats on Thursday but left the political landscape unsettled as Republicans doubled down on threats to undo the landmark law, either in Congress or by way of the election in November.
When it comes to a college education, students often don't have a clear idea of what they'll end up paying or whether one school is offering a better aid package than another. A standardized financial aid award letter would help
This year just happens to be particularly significant in the lives of some very deserving students. Harford County has been participating in the Smithsonian Journey Stories Youth Oral History Project for the past four months, and on June 2 presented at the Hosanna School Museum one of the first exhibitions in the country
By By Charlotte and "Doc" Cronin and email@example.com
President Barack Obama swung through Baltimore Tuesday for a trio of fundraisers intended to energize the deep-pocketed donors his campaign will need to compete amid the onslaught of money flowing into this year's presidential election.
George Edward "Hunky" Sauerhoff, a one-time boxer and political promoter who was the founder and president of the Loyal Sons of Pigtown, died May 12 of heart failure at FutureCare Cherrywood Healthcare and Rehabilitation Centre in Reisterstown. He was 79.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
A company that manufactures airplanes in Hagerstown that are used to monitor the nation's borders would receive $43 million to continue production under legislation approved by the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Tuesday.
A study suggesting that the sophistication of congressional floor speeches has declined by a full grade level since 2005 ranks Reps. Chris Van Hollen and John Sarbanes as the most eloquent ¿ or verbose, depending on your perspective ¿ members of Maryland¿s delegation to Washington.
Recently, the Girl Scouts of Central Maryland celebrated its 50th anniversary and honored the young women who had been selected to "shadow" local executives and politicians. Brianna Simkins was selected to shadow Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake.
A proposal to speed the approval of new prescription drugs has patient advocates and biotechnology firms, including many that are based in Maryland, hoping that Congress can deliver a rare dose of bipartisanship this year.
Key senators reached a tentative agreement Tuesday to save a mail processing center considered significant to the Eastern Shore economy but left the fate of more than a dozen post offices in the Baltimore region uncertain as they considered a sweeping bill to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service.
Cyber-bullying creates a vexing situation for parents and schools to police, because the harassment and intimidation is pervasive and inescapable in a culture that is becoming more reliant on the Internet.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski formally threatened to filibuster a bill to overhaul the U.S. Postal Service because of concerns she has about the proposed closing of Easton's mail processing center, the Maryland Democrat's office said Thursday.