- We can laugh U.S. Housing Secretary and former neurosurgeon Ben Carson lack of basic real estate terms, but his inhumane housing policies are not so funny.
- Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was so moved by the people who approached him at an airport to thank him for his service and say they were sorry to see him go that he decided to clarify matters in a Facebook post with a bold headline: “I AM NOT LEAVING!”
- Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson says he intends to leave his post at the end of President Trump’s first term.
- President Donald Trump has signed an executive order directing more federal resources to struggling neighborhoods — an initiative hailed by the pastor of an East Baltimore church who was among the few Marylanders appearing at the event with the president.
- Carson's story of climbing out of poverty to become a world-renowned surgeon was once ubiquitous in Baltimore, where Carson made his name. But his role in the Trump administration has added a complicated epilogue.
- President Trump loves to bask in the admiration of his supporters in campaign-style rallies. At his latest rally the crowd broke into his campaign chant of "Drain the swamp." Now that is a cause I can support.
- Catherine Pugh’s criticism of corner stores in West Baltimore recalls another blunt-spoken, confrontational mayor: William Donald Schaefer. And that’s good — for about a minute.
- Ben Carson, the secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, told a House committee Tuesday that he left the decision over furnishing his office to his wife and denied knowledge of a plan to purchase a $31,000 dining room set that has since become controversial.
- Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, visited Baltimore Friday for tour of an addiction recovery facility as part of President Trump's efforts to combat the opioid epidemic.
- Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, will make lead abatement a central theme of several appearances in Baltimore
- Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson was met with protesters during two events at the Henderson-Hopkins School in East Baltimore,
- Autumn Burton was floored when she first heard about Free Your Voice, a former Baltimore City high school student's successful campaign to prevent a trash
- A top Hogan administration official said Tuesday that Ben Carson is a leader in urban renewal efforts who is aware of the challenges facing Baltimore.
- Carter Page, the seemingly hapless, dead-eyed and bald-headed former-Trump adviser who is at the white-hot center of the controversy surrounding Trump campaign
- The claim that slaves are immigrants in pursuit of the American Dream was wrong when Ben Carson said it this week, and wrong when Barack Obama said it in 2015.
- Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein faced a barrage of questions from Democratic senators Tuesday about how he would handle investigations into Russian meddling in last year's election if he is confirmed to serve as the No. 2 official at Department of Justice.
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Tapped in late January (but as yet to be confirmed) as President
Donald TrumpWith nuts, neophytes and revisionists running the Trump asylum, one might wonder why 70 or so presidents, chancellors and advocates for historically black colleges and universities — HBCUs — accepted a "getting-to-know-you" White House invitation. The president had promised to "do more for HBCUs than any other president has done before." So, gingerly suspending doubts, they, like the educator Booker T. Washington more than a century before, sought seats at the table of power to bringHousing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson faced criticism for appearing to liken slaves to immigrants during one of his first addresses to his newThe Republican-controlled Senate is beginning to confirm President Donald Trump's cabinet nominees. Here is a look at how Maryland's two senators — both Democrats — have voted on those appointments.After the parade of Senate confirmation hearings last week, the contours of the incoming Trump administration — and how its positions and policies might affect Maryland — are beginning to take shape.Retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben Carson appeared poised to be confirmed as the nation's next Housing secretary after breezing through a confirmation hearing on Thursday and largely avoiding difficult questions about the agency he hopes to oversee.In a year of political uncertainty, when conventional wisdom was tossed aside, Maryland voters did exactly what the polls and prognosticators predicted months before the election: They reaffirmed the state as among the most Democratic in the nation.The Obama administration has directed $110 million in new funding to Baltimore since last year's riots, according to a report to be released today by a White House task force that is winding down as President-elect Donald Trump prepares to take office.Dr. Ben Carson, who cites having grown up in an inner city as his relevant experience for the top job at the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development, should look to those cities — Baltimore in particular — as experts in urban policy, especially around the issue of homelessness.Dr. Ben Carson, the former Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon who was chosen by President-elect Donald Trump to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, appears to be well positioned for confirmation when the Republican-led Senate convenes in January.Advocates for low-income housing voiced concern Monday about President-elect Donald Trump's decision to tap Dr. Ben Carson to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon who has little experience with housing policy.President-elect Donald Trump said Tuesday he is considering Ben Carson to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development, a departure from previousLess than a week after indicating he would not seek a position in President-elect Donald Trump's administration, retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Ben CarsonWASHINGTON — Even during his Baltimore days, as a student at the McDonogh School, John Bolton had a flair for foreign policy and a sharp tongue that was sometimes less than diplomatic.With just weeks to go before the presidential election, many Carroll County officials indicate they will cast their vote for Donald Trump, though few say they are totally satisfied with their options.