Gov. Martin O'Malley said he intends to speak with the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security about a controversial federal program that appears to be deporting a high-share of immigrants without criminal records from Maryland.
President Obama is dividing America into two nations — one rich, the other increasingly poor, and both more likely to elect Democrats. Americans growing richer support his policies, and those growing poorer are increasingly dependent on Democratic politicians for government handouts.
Fourteen Democratic governors have signed a letter drafted by Gov. Martin O'Malley that calls on Congress to extend federal unemployment benefits quickly or risk slowing the nation's economic recovery.
U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez said Congress left more than a million families a "lump of coal in their stocking" when it failed to address expiring federal unemployment benefits, and he joined a chorus of Democrats who are calling on lawmakers to approve a retroactive extension as their first order of business next month.