It appears that Jamal Khashoggi, a Washington Post columnist and legal resident of the United States, has been murdered in a plan likely developed and carried out by the Saudi Arabia government inside their Istanbul consulate. Why is Trump afraid to criticize Saudi Arabia?
Over the next three months, the fate of the Iran nuclear agreement and U.S. relations with Iran fall to President Trump and congressional leaders. There is no one as important as Sen. Ben Cardin in determining the fate of this relationship.
Sen. Ben Cardin will relinquish his role as the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, ending a run that began almost three years ago with the tricky politics of the Iran nuclear deal.
Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are calling on the Trump administration to vastly expand the U.S. response to Russian interference in elections, including with increased sanctions and an inter-agency body to coordinate government policies.
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.
Voters, advocates and political leaders in Maryland and across the nation started to come to grips Wednesday with Donald Trump's stunning win in the presidential election — and quickly began to calculate how a new, untested administration will affect them.
When I was young, I dreamed of managing the Dodgers. Being a manager, though, demands that you actually know something about baseball. And so it is with managing the most complex organization in the world, the government of the United States. Last week, we came to realize that neither of the two leading Republican candidates has the chops to step into the Oval Office.
Sen. Ben Cardin, the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Friday he will oppose the pending nuclear agreement with Iran, joining a minority of Democrats in a position that has already been defeated.
Less than two weeks after becoming the top Democrat on the Foreign Relations Committee, Sen. Ben Cardin scored a major legislative victory Tuesday by negotiating an agreement to give Congress oversight of an emerging deal to stop Iran from developing a nuclear weapon
Don Cooke remembers the protesters pouring over the wall of the U.S. embassy in Iran — some wearing images of the Ayatollah Khomeini on their chests — and his scrambled escape into the roiled streets of Tehran.
Sen. Ben Cardin became the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on Thursday, providing the Obama administration with a potentially powerful ally at a critical time for U.S. foreign policy.
Sen. Ben Cardin will be named the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, taking over the position following the indictment of New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez, a Democratic spokesman confirmed Thursday.
WASHINGTON — The indictment of New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez on corruption charges Wednesday could have significant implications for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee — and it could also provide an unexpected opportunity for Maryland.
The indictment of New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez on corruption charges Wednesday could have significant implications for the Senate Foreign Relations Committee -- and it could also provide an unexpected opportunity for Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin.
WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans pressed the Obama administration Wednesday for a plan to address the long-term health of Social Security as lawmakers began to debate a more immediate shortfall in a program that benefits millions of disabled Americans.
Congress Wednesday night approved a bipartisan deal to reopen the government and extend the nation's $16.7 trillion debt ceiling into early next year, a measure that will send tens of thousands of federal employees in Maryland back to work.
The president's proposal to unwind Fannie May and Freddie Mac, similar to a bipartisan bill in the Senate, points the way toward meaningful reform in housing policy that doesn't eliminate the government's role in making homeownership possible for the middle class.