Trump has known about the meddling since his election but it wasn’t until this past July 27 that he used a meeting of his most senior national security advisers to discuss any effort to protect the electoral process.
President Donald J. Trump said Friday he wants the federal government to speed the environmental review of major infrastructure projects, and he held out a controversial highway in Maryland to make the case for why the improvements are needed.
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein knew James B. Comey would be fired as director of the FBI before he wrote a scathing memo laying out the case for the move, several senators who attended a closed-door briefing with the former U.S. Attorney from Maryland said Thursday.
President Barack Obama ordered the federal government Monday to stop distributing a limited inventory of military equipment to local law enforcement agencies across the country because, he said, it makes police seem like an "occupying force" instead of public servants.
Airline passengers may no longer have to power off and stow their portable electronics when they fly, the Federal Aviation Administration said Thursday, clearing airlines to lift most restrictions on how and when customers can use phones, tablets and e-readers.
Some public rule-bending Wednesday allowed veterans from across the country to visit memorials in their honor that were officially closed. Still, the coincidence of the veterans' excursion with the federal government shutdown brought a celebration of service face to face with government dysfunction.
Enrollment in a controversial program that provides free cell phone service to low-income families has increased faster in Maryland than any other state in the nation, jumping nearly 100-fold since 2009, according to federal data.
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.
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett distanced himself from Republican House colleague Todd Akin¿s comments on rape on Tuesday, while his campaign manager called an attempt by Maryland Democrats to tie Bartlett to the controversy ¿disgusting.¿
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has become the latest incumbent in Congress to announce he will skip his party's national convention this year to spend time campaigning for reelection, drawing a contrast with other state Republicans as well as his Democratic challenger.