Politics

GOP Rep. Ed Whitfield of Kentucky (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

GOP Lawmaker Targets Obama Climate Plan

House Republicans targeted a key element of President Obama’s strategy for fighting climate change, releasing a bill to delay the Obama administration’s plan to limit carbon pollution.

03/24/2015

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Maryland Lawmaker Reassigned Over Protective Order

A Maryland lawmaker has been reassigned due to a protective order preventing him from contacting his daughter for a year.

03/10/2015

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AP Source: Edwards To Seek Maryland Senate Seat

A Democratic congressional aide says Rep. Donna Edwards has informed House leadership that she plans to run for the Maryland Senate seat left open by longtime Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s retirement.

03/09/2015

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Md. AG Brian Frosh Endorses Van Hollen For Senate

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has endorsed Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Senate.

03/06/2015

Sen. Barbara Mikulski officially announces she won't run for reelection in 2016.

Race To Replace Sen. Barbara Mikulski Wide Open

One day after Maryland’s longest serving senator surprises everyone announcing she won’t run for reelection, the list of candidates who may want to replace her continues to grow.

03/03/2015

Sen. Barbara Mikulski officially announces she won't run for reelection in 2016.

Democratic Sen. Mikulski Will Not Seek Reelection

Surprising shakeup. Senator Barbara Mikulski announces she will not seek reelection.

03/02/2015

Md. Senate President Thomas Mike Miller

Md. Senate President Introduces Stormwater Fee Changes

The state of Maryland wouldn’t impose mandatory fees to clean pollution out of stormwater under a new bill offered Wednesday in the Maryland Senate, but local officials would still have to prove they could pay to meet federal requirements.

02/26/2015

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Attorney General Urges Support For Integrity Bill

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is calling for support of legislation that discourages false claims against the government by private contractors.

02/25/2015

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Maryland General Assembly Re-Elects Nancy Kopp Treasurer

The Maryland General Assembly has re-elected Treasurer Nancy Kopp.

02/25/2015

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Ben Carson Ready To Go From Saving Lives To Saving U.S.

Maryland’s own Dr. Ben Carson knows just how dangerous surgeries can be. He’s the rock star of brain surgery; the first to successfully separate twins joined at the head 27 years ago. In a rare interview, the Johns Hopkins doctor who’s saved thousands says he’s getting ready to save the country.

02/23/2015

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Sen. Cardin To Discuss Consumption Tax Proposal

Sen. Ben Cardin is scheduled to talk about his progressive consumption tax proposal.

02/23/2015

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Maryland Senate Delays Vote On Executive Nominations

The Maryland Senate delayed voting on four of Gov. Larry Hogan’s cabinet appointments on Friday, as Democrats who control the chamber continue to express displeasure about the Republican governor’s State of the State speech and his budget proposal.

02/06/2015

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