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House GOP Unveils Bill To Counter Senate Debt Plan

House GOP leaders moved Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate plan to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.

10/15/2013

Capitol Hill

Prospect For Quick End To Shutdown Is Remote

Prospects for a swift end to the 4-day-old partial government shutdown all but vanished Friday as lawmakers squabbled into the weekend and increasingly shifted their focus to a midmonth deadline for averting a threatened first-ever default.

10/04/2013

Ben Cardin

Sen. Ben Cardin, Rep.Steny Hoyer Speaking To Western Md. Democrats

Some of Maryland’s top Democratic elected officials are joining party members from western Maryland at an annual meeting in Hagerstown.

04/27/2013

sequester

Sequester Effects Start To Be Felt In Baltimore

Automatic federal cuts are starting to be felt here in Baltimore. It’s all because Democrats and Republicans couldn’t compromise.

03/20/2013

gas tax

Gas Tax Takes Center Stage In Transportation Revenue Debate

Maryland House Republicans say the state needs better management of transportation revenue, not more taxes.

02/19/2013

U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Fourteenth Amendment Solution

Speaker John Boehner believes he holds a strong hand in fiscal cliff and debt limit talks. He is, once again, taking the global economy hostage and playing politics with the U.S. debt limit.

11/29/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: My2K

Obama is hoping to promote the discussion of the Bush tax cut extensions by getting people hooked on the topic and by getting them to use the #My2K hashtag on Twitter.

11/29/2012

(AP Photo/Mel Evans)

Pick-A-Side: Who Is The Best Presidential Candidate For 2016?

Who is the best presidential candidate for 2016?

11/26/2012

Liberal pundit Rachel Maddow (Photo by Ron Hoskins/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) (Photo credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Re-Election In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY) (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: Elections Have Consequences

The day after the voters spoke in our democracy, Republicans sought to set aside the results and focus on winning next time. It is not just a losing proposition for Republicans, it is a losing proposition for America.

11/09/2012

Barack Obama (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Four More Years Of Gridlock

Even the most liberal of Democrats must agree that Obama’s inability to get foes to work with him is severely impeding any progress this country.

11/08/2012

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