The Republican-led House moved Wednesday to block the nation’s capital from liberalizing its marijuana laws through an amendment to a major spending bill.
Maryland’s eight members of Congress are expected to ward off lesser-known challengers following a sleepy primary season for the candidates in the heavily Democratic state.
General Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
A member of Congress is requesting a hearing on the Washington Redskins’ name, calling it “another example of racial insensitivity in sports” in the wake of Donald Sterling’s lifetime ban from the NBA.
More than a third of U.S. states have some form of marijuana decriminalization, but only the District of Columbia’s pot policy is being singled out for a Congressional hearing.
Citing history textbooks, national parks and landmarks that mostly leave women out, lawmakers Wednesday are reviving a long-stalled effort to create a National Women’s History Museum in the nation’s capital.
Businessman and philanthropist David Rubenstein will become the next chairman of an advisory group that helps to guide the Library of Congress in Washington.
A retiring congressman has lost his quixotic bid to give members of Congress $25 a day to help with their living expenses in Washington.
A Maryland family is at the center of a hearing on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. Their daughter was killed in a car crash linked to General Motors’ faulty ignition switches.
Two weeks before she died from brain cancer last October, tiny 10-year-old Gabriella Miller of Leesburg, Va., delivered a message on YouTube to Congress: “Stop talking and start doing.”
Communities across Maryland aren’t getting their mail. Many Marylanders are frustrated, but for some, it’s a matter of life or death.
The D.C. Council voted unanimously Tuesday to create a wide-ranging college scholarship program for city students amid questions about whether it could endanger a popular federal program.