Md. Governor Reacts To Debt CrisisMaryland's economy is closely tied to the federal government. With billions of federal dollars spent here each year, cuts in federal spending are cause for concern.
Maryland Leaders React To Debt DealSenator Ben Cardin (D-Md.) says he prefers a comprehensive approach to tackling the deficit. Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger (D-Md.) says compromise was in the best interest of the American people.
Congress Reaches Compromise To Avert Debt DefaultEnding a perilous stalemate, President Barack Obama and congressional leaders announced agreement Sunday night on an emergency deal to avoid to avert the nation's first-ever financial default.
Nation's Debt Debate Frustrates MarylandersMarylanders concerned about their financial future are angry about the lack of compromise on Capitol Hill.