Republicans have reached a point of ideological-institutional confluence. Specifically, in our protracted modern era of partisan polarization and divided government, it makes sense that the more conservative party dominates Congress rather than the presidency.
Dear Larry — I hope I can still call you Larry, at least until you're sworn in. You grew up in Beltsville, in my district. Your father and mine were friends back in the 1960's. I didn't vote you for you, but I'm convinced you're sincere about wanting to hold down state spending without rolling back all the progress Maryland has made in recent years. I've got a few ideas for reforms that I think can win bipartisan support — and save big money. First, a few don'ts: three
WASHINGTON — Maryland's western-most congressional district is once again emerging as the most expensive — and liveliest — U.S. House race in the state, pitting two compelling political figures against one another in an increasingly negative campaign.
Coding problems that led to coverage and billing troubles for thousands of consumers using Connecticut's online insurance marketplace will be fixed in Maryland's version of the technology, officials said Tuesday.