Rep. Donna Edwards, a Democrat who represents the 4th congressional district, will host a coffee and conversation hour with Laurel constituents Saturday, April 6 from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Montpelier Cultural Arts Center, 9652 Muirkirk Road.
Lawmakers from Virginia pressed a House subcommittee on Wednesday to forgo a requirement included in a Senate resolution they said unfairly advantages Maryland as the two states compete to land a possible new FBI headquarters.
General Services Administration officials said Wednesday they received nearly three dozen responses to a request for ideas for a new FBI headquarters, a potentially lucrative development that Maryland leaders hope to bring to Prince George's County.
Midshipmen at the Naval Academy could spend less time training at sea. Some gates into Fort Meade could be shut down. And routine maintenance at military installations across the state could be delayed, under federal budget cuts set to begin Friday.
Calling the failures at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Baltimore inexcusable, Maryland's congressional leadership on Monday demanded the beleaguered agency develop an immediate action plan to fix the local problems and assign a senior official to ensure progress is made.
WASHINGTON -- Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen, locked out of pursuing a higher leadership role in this Congress, formally requested another term as the top-ranking Democrat on the House Budget Committee in a letter to colleagues Tuesday.
Democratic challenger John Delaney outraised longtime Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett by a 6-to-1 margin in the first half of October and had more cash on hand going into the final weeks of the campaign, according to figures released by the Federal Election Commission.
Democratic challenger John Delaney outraised longtime Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett by a six-to-one margin in the first half of October, and had more cash on hand going into the final weeks of the campaign, according to campaign finance data released late Thursday.
In a letter to the editor of the Laurel Leader, a reader suggests voting 'no' on Question 5, which would be a vote against adopting the state's Congressional redistricting that moved Laurel out of Rep. Steny Hoyer's congressional district.
Incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett -- in the fight of his political career to keep his seat in Maryland's 6th Congressional District -- raised less money over the past three months than he did in the previous quarter, campaign finance reports filed with the Federal Election Commission on Monday show.
Sixteen years after U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer voted to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman the, No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives has disavowed that view and is pushing to uphold Maryland's new same-sex marriage law.
Gov. Martin O'Malley and the ruling Democrats in Annapolis worked hard to draw a new congressional map that could force a Republican from office. But the result is such a contorted tangle of districts that even some Democrats have declined to support it.
With primary battles settled, the conventions over and the general election less than two months away, Democrats and Republicans now turn to the end game: reaching out to persuade the few remaining undecided voters that their nominee is the one to solve the nation's problems.