I am no fan of President Barack Obama. I have been openly critical of him, particularly of his foreign policy. But I treat Mr. Obama with a certain measure of respect. After all, he occupies the office of the president of the United States. Name-calling is not something I practice nor encourage when it comes to our president.
With only hours remaining before the Department of Homeland Security was set to run out of money, Republican leaders in Congress were struggling to find a way to avoid a shutdown while also appeasing conservative voters angry over President Barack Obama's sweeping moves on immigration.
President Obama on Monday proposed tougher regulations on investment brokers who handle retirement funds, saying it is time to curb hidden fees, "back-door" payments and conflicts of interest that eat into middle-class Americans' savings.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. John Delaney, who spent a career in financial services before running for Congress, joined President Barack Obama on Monday in calling for tougher regulations on brokers who help people plan for retirement -- offering his endorsement of a plan that is unlikely to sit well with some on Wall Street.
By making it an ideological priority to deny the Islamic nature of Islamic terrorism, the White house is forcing serious people to think more deeply about the challenges we face. It's not the debate Mr. Obama wants, but it's valuable nonetheless.
Onstage at a major computer security summit at Stanford University, President Barack Obama signed an executive order Friday to make it easier for private companies to dip into the government's deep reservoirs of data on cyberattacks.
President Barack Obama outlined an aggressive agenda in his State of the Union address on Tuesday that drew a sharp contrast with the new Republican majority in Congress and set up the potential for a tumultuous two years leading into the next presidential election.
Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis, president of the Community College of Baltimore County, said she supports President Barack Obama's proposal announced Thursday, Jan. 8 that would make community college tuition free.
Bipartisan cheer for the release of a man with Maryland ties who was held in Cuba for more than five years quickly gave way to political rancor Wednesday as lawmakers presaged coming battles over the dramatic new relationship President Barack Obama outlined with Havana.
Cuba released Maryland aid worker Alan Gross on Wednesday, and the White House announced plans to re-establish diplomatic relations with Havana and relax trade and travel restrictions, reversing more than a half-century of policy aimed at isolating the communist nation 90 miles from Florida.
Amid nationwide protests for more police accountability, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts announced Tuesday that he had been named to President Obama's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. But the announcement surprised U.S Department of Justice officials, who said Batts is not on the task force.
On the fifth anniversary of his arrest, the wife of an American development worker jailed in Cuba called again on the U.S. government to secure his release. Cuban authorities scooped up Alan Gross on Dec. 3, 2009.
Granting paperwork to millions of undocumented immigrants who cross the border illegally sends out the wrong message to potential émigrés. We are a nation of immigrants and America is a country of opportunities, but we are also a nation of laws. And it is our system based on law abiding behavior that makes us so attractive and sets us apart from other nations across the globe.
WASHINGTON -- Legislation crafted by Rep. Elijah E. Cummings that would speed the release of certain White House records won unanimous approval from the House of Representatives on Wednesday and now goes to President Barack Obama's desk.
As 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton joined her party's push to survive the challenges it faces in the midterm congressional elections, she took a page from the comeback playbook of another one-time presidential loser: Richard Nixon in 1966.
An Annapolis man faces federal charges for allegedly threatening to kill President Obama and the First Family after authorities say he sent an email full of obscenities and racial attacks via the White House website.
A Bel Air man who tried to breach the White House grounds in July returned Wednesday and this time scaled the fence, saying he felt "targeted" by the government and wanted to talk to President Obama, according to court documents.