A spokeswoman for Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett sent an e-mail to House leadership aides arguing that the GOP is 'not playing this right,' in regard to the protracted debate over extending the payroll tax cut, according to the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call.
A Cockeysville man whose wife was killed in an accident last year when her car was struck by a tractor-trailer appeared Wednesday on Capitol Hill to argue against a proposal to allow truck drivers to spend more time on the road.
Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett has spent most of his 18-year career on Capitol Hill as an outsider. Now, the 85-year-old Western Maryland Republican faces a redrawn and more Democratic-leaning district that could be his greatest political challenge yet.
President Barack Obama is prepared to offer states that have embraced the administration's key education reform initiatives, including Maryland, a break from the rigid goals of the No Child Left Behind Act, senior officials say.
By By Liz Bowie and John Fritze and The Baltimore Sun
Federal employee unions lashed out at President Barack Obama's proposal Monday to make civilian federal workers contribute more of their pay to their retirement plans as part of a proposal to trim budget deficits.
As the Federal Aviation Administration ends a second week without authority to spend, the impasse is beginning to have an impact in Maryland, particularly for federal contractors that work on air traffic control and other projects.
Maryland's two Republican members of the House of Representatives were among the final holdouts for the GOP plan to raise the debt ceiling — and were part of a group of lawmakers that moved the proposal to the right.
After his failure to pass a debt limit increase plan Thursday, House Speaker John Boehner has a choice between trying to solidify his leadership and avoiding a catastrophic default on the nation's debts.
And at this crucial moment when we need the down-the-middle, keen analysis that CNN usually provides, what does the cable channel give us instead? Piers Morgan. I can't remember the last time I was as angry as I was last night when CNN decided it was going to stick with Mr. America's Got Talent following the words of the leaders of two branches of government who sounded like they were never going to compromise for all the president's phony use of the word Monday night.