Hundreds of mourners, gathered at Trinity Assembly of God Church Monday, witnessed an endearing image of family solidarity and devotion for Maj. Robert J. Marchanti II, who was killed in action in Afghanistan
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi praised Maryland Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski for "opening wide the doors of opportunity for the next generation of women leaders" in a statement Friday to honor the senator's latest milestone: Mikulski will become the longest-serving female in Congress on Saturday.
Democratic House candidate John Delaney secured the support of state comptroller Peter Franchot on Tuesday, the latest in a series of high-profile endorsements for the Potomac businessman in his bid for the nomination.
John Bolton, the former U.S. ambassador to the United Nations under George W. Bush, appeared at a fundraiser in Washington on Tuesday for Republican Senate candidate Richard J. Douglas, telling about two dozen supporters that Maryland ¿is a winnable state¿ for the GOP with the right candidate.
Herman G. "Hank" Tillman, a highly-decorated Air Force pilot who flew in World War II, Korea and Vietnam in a career that spanned more than 30 years, died Sunday of liver failure at his Chester home. He was 89.
By By Frederick N. Rasmussen and The Baltimore Sun
Eight of Maryland¿s 10 members of Congress voted against a bi-partisan plan Friday to extend a national payroll tax holiday ¿ including two who were instrumental in crafting the deal ¿ citing concern over how the measure would affect federal employees.
The state and local leaders who helped make Maryland a winner the last time Congress reorganized the nation's military bases say a new round of realignment would likely have little impact on the state — but they are taking nothing for granted.
Ron Waltemeyer is a Towson resident who lost his son to suicide. He shared bits of his story with Congressman John Sarbanes Thursday, Feb. 9 before asking him to help in the effort to promote suicide prevention.
Curley and Tagget are Ellicott City residents who have lost children to suicide. They shared bits of their stories with Sarbanes before asking him to do what he could to help in the effort to promote suicide prevention.
What's troubling about the Obama administration's requirement that Catholic schools and hospitals offer health insurance plans that include free contraceptives is the government's unwarranted intrusion into matters of conscience
Drugs for chronic conditions such as Alzheimer's disease would move through the Food and Drug Administration approval process more rapidly under bipartisan legislation Maryland Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will unveil Thursday.
Scientists, economists, politicians, educators and even an artist gathered in Annapolis Monday to mark the launch of an unusual new University of Maryland think tank that aims to bring academic disciplines together to tackle thorny environmental issues.
Church officials and other religious-based groups are gearing up to fight a recent order by the Obama administration that they include birth control in employee health plans — a requirement some say could also threaten the protection of other moral beliefs and practices.
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By By Julie Rothman and Special To The Baltimore Sun
The road to re-election for Rep. Donna Edwards cleared Wednesday, Jan. 11 with the withdrawal of Glenn Ivey, her chief rival in the 4th Congressional District Democratic primary. Ivey, the former Prince George's County state's attorney, said he was quitting the race because he was unable …
Eric Wargotz, a Republican who ran an unsuccessful campaign against Democratic Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski in 2010, said Saturday he wants to take a "second look" at running for Senate this year now that State Sen. C. Anthony Muse is in the race.
The dean of Maryland's congressional delegation, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, endorsed Rep. Donna Edwards for reelection on Thursday, the first high-profile endorsement in a primary election race that, so far, has mostly taken place behind the scenes.
A massive, $662 billion defense measure that authorizes hundreds of millions of dollars in spending on Maryland's military facilities cleared a final vote in the Senate Thursday and now heads to President Barack Obama, who is expected to sign it into law.
The failure of the congressional "supercommittee" to strike a deal on deficit reduction has left lawmakers scrambling to address a half-dozen bills of major importance to Marylanders, from extending tax breaks to paying Medicare doctors to securing federal money for roads near military bases.
The 89-year-old mother of Alan Gross, the Maryland man who is serving 15 years in a Cuban prison after taking cell phones, laptop computers and satellite equipment into the communist nation, released a video statement on Thursday appealing to President Raúl Castro for his release.