Subbing for new grandmother Hillary Clinton on late notice, former President Bill Clinton became the star attraction Tuesday night at a fundraiser for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown at a posh estate in Potomac.
The irregular shape of Maryland's 3rd Congressional District has been compared to a Rorschach test, and a crime scene blood spatter spread across Central Maryland. The New Republic called it "America's Most Gerrymandered Congressional District"; Roll Call said its boundaries frame a "Pinwheel of Death."
Eight Democratic members of Maryland's congressional delegation wrote President Obama Monday urging him to reconsider his administration's plan to allow seismic testing for oil and gas off the Mid-Atlantic coast.
Five members of Maryland¿s congressional delegation said for the first time Friday they believe the punishment handed down to Ravens running back Ray Rice by the NFL is insufficient, adding to a growing chorus of elected officials who are raising questions about Goodell's decision.
Reducing the influence of special-interest money in Washington could give elected officials a better shot at passing economic policies that would benefit women, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi told a Baltimore audience Saturday.
President Obama's nominee to lead the Social Security Administration will face tough questioning from lawmakers at her confirmation hearing, experts predict — and many of the hardest queries could come from members of her own party.
Maryland's congressional delegation was expected to coast to victory in Tuesday's primary, leaving Democrats positioned to dominate the state's House seats even in a year that's shaping up to be promising for the GOP nationally.
Cantor's unexpected loss to a conservative economist in Virginia's June 10 primary — despite raising nearly $5 million — has given a measure of hope to little-known candidates for Congress in Maryland, even though independent political observers say the chance of a similar upset on Tuesday remain next to nil.
A divided Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down aggregate limits on how much money wealthy donors may spend on elections, a decision that could pour vast sums of new cash into the nation's increasingly expensive system of campaign finance.
By By John Fritze and Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun
Convinced they can provide better bus service than the contractor they paid millions to each year, officials in Howard County plan to replace the middle-man, setting into motion a restructuring of a service that hundreds of central Marylanders rely on each day.
The Social Security Administration plans to streamline its review of disability claims for veterans starting next month, shaving weeks off the process by which it determines benefits, officials are set to announce Wednesday.
Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger joined the family of slain University of Virginia lacrosse player and Cockeysville native Yeardley Love and Towson University officials Tuesday morning to announce a House of Representatives bill that would make May 3, the anniversary of Love's death, National One Love Day for relationship violence awareness.
Facing a backlash from veterans, lawmakers in both parties — including several in Maryland — are reconsidering a cut to military retiree pensions that they approved last month as part of a rare bipartisan budget agreement.
Hours after Congress passed a range of proposals to combat sexual assaults in the armed forces, President Barack Obama ordered military leaders on Friday to conduct a yearlong review of their progress in eliminating rape from the ranks — and threatened further changes if he is not satisfied.
Congress was poised late Thursday to pass new legal protections for victims of sexual assault in the military, but victims and their advocates already were looking ahead to what they see as the larger battle: The contentious campaign to overhaul the military justice system.
Baltimore city, like many other cities around the country is dependent on a comprehensive, multi-year Farm bill that addresses the current needs of local farmers, low-income residents, and consumers who want access to healthy foods grown nearby.
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.
Before a large crowd of supporters at Kahler Hall in Columbia this morning, District 1 County Council member Courtney Watson made the long-awaited announcement: She is, officially, running for Howard County executive.
WASHINGTON -- The dean of Maryland's congressional delegation emerged from a classified briefing Thursday persuaded that Syrian leader Bashar Assad was responsible for last month's chemical weapons attack but undecided on whether a U.S. military strike is the best response.
Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman and the head of the Chesapeake Bay Foundation sparred Tuesday at a congressional field hearing over the stormwater fees forced this year on homeowners and businesses in Maryland's most populous localities.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced Friday a plan to fast-track disability claims at least a year old, a move that advocates expect will bring relief to Maryland servicemen and women who face one of the largest backlogs in the country.
When city or county firefighters have a family obligation pop up on a workday, their solution is familiar to most shift workers: They find a colleague willing to trade hours. But for the roughly 10,000 firefighters employed by the federal government, the ability to swap shifts is limited.
With the BWI Marshall Airport terminal as a backdrop, members of Maryland's congressional delegation took turns Friday bashing mandatory federal budget cuts that they said could harm not only air travel but local businesses that rely on passenger traffic.