Members of the state’s congressional delegation have expressed concerns to top officials of the University System of Maryland about how it handled the University of Maryland, College Park, football program after the heatstroke death of a Terrapins player.
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer, the longest-serving House member in Maryland history, has been selected by Democratic colleagues to serve for a second time as majority leader — the No. 2 position under the speaker. The southern Maryland lawmaker opted to avoid an intraparty skirmish with Nancy Pelosi.
For the second time in a year, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to restrict the federal government from penalizing states for missing pollution-reduction goals. The measure was again pushed by Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., who accuses the EPA of "hijacking states’ water quality strategies."
A candidate in a Colorado Democratic primary says Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer and the Democratic party went too far by using “top-heavy tactics” to encourage him to leave the race in favor of the national party’s chosen candidate.
Hoyer has been eying the top spot for more than a decade, living in the shadow of a San Francisco Democrat who has a white-knuckle grip on power. Now, as the party wrestles with its ideological impulses and younger lawmakers push for a generational shift, Hoyer may be looking for one more play.
Officials in Virginia and Maryland who have been competing for years to land a new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation will have to wait a few more months to find out which state has the winning pitch. The General Services Administration said Monday it will delay selecting a site for the headquarters until March. The agency initially planned to choose between the three sites in play — two in Maryland and one in Virginia — by the end of the year.
Rep. Steny Hoyer and other Democratic lawmakers are set to outline a broad plan for expanding U.S. manufacturing at an event in Baltimore on Monday at a time when Washington has stalled on initiatives sought by the industry.
Investigations in 20 states have cleared Planned Parenthood of any wrongdoing and come to an end, yet the House Select Investigative Panel continues, wasting hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars without identifying an ounce of wrongdoing by the organization. On Monday, June 13, the House Republicans' panel is scheduled to depose subpoenaed witnesses in its ongoing witch-hunt. If this deposition proceeds, it could place the lives of doctors in danger.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steny Hoyer said Wednesday he will support the pending nuclear agreement with Iran despite "serious concerns," and he called for a congressional oversight commission to monitor the deal's implementation.
U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer said Friday that thorny questions need to be worked out for how to help federal workers affected by a data breach -- including what it will cost to provide credit monitoring and to fix the government's computer systems.
WASHINGTON -- For a state that rarely plays a role in presidential politics because of its late primary, Maryland has received considerable attention from Hillary Clinton's nascent presidential campaign.
The fast-moving race to replace retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski has the potential to divide Maryland's traditionally cohesive congressional delegation, observers said Tuesday, as two rising candidates for the coveted seat begin to square off over political ideologies and allegiances.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Chris Van Hollen, a Montgomery County Democrat and fast-rising star in his party, told supporters Wednesday that he will run for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski next year -- becoming the first to formally jump into a race that more than a dozen people are considering.
On Out There with Thomas Roberts, Kristin Beck said she thinks "we need a lot more voices just of the people" in Congress, saying professional politicians like Hoyer "lose touch" when they've been in office for decades.
A political brawl over funding the Department of Homeland Security is troubling local officials in Maryland, who rely on millions of dollars in grants from the agency to pay for firefighter gear, emergency planning and training.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama revived his call Thursday for an end to deep cuts in federal spending, an appeal that fell squarely in the divide between Republicans in Congress who want to rein in costs and those who want to boost the Pentagon's budget.
Federal workers would be entitled to six weeks of paid leave for the birth or adoption of a child under legislation introduced Monday by several House Democrats – a long shot effort that comes a week after President Barack Obama called for the benefit for millions of Americans.
Changes in Congress, a new governor and the resignation of the man who oversees the federal government's real estate portfolio will not endanger Maryland's quest to become the new home for the FBI and its 11,000 employees, state leaders say.