Redskins President Bruce Allen says in a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that the NFL team’s nickname is “respectful” toward Native Americans.
A renewed push to change the name of the Washington Redskins. Fifty U.S. senators sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, including some from Maryland. They say the name is a racist slur and now is the time to change it.
Maryland’s senators say President Barack Obama has nominated a visiting professor at the Georgetown University Law Center to fill a vacancy on the Fourth Circuit of the U.S. Court of Appeals.
Some of Maryland’s senators are impatient for a law that would let people get certain felonies, or at least a greater range of misdemeanors, cleared off their records.
Two senators say 30 years in prison isn’t long enough for someone who commits a ghastly murder. But right now, that’s the maximum for defendants convicted of second-degree murder, according to Maryland law.
Even as numbers on a roster, the Pittsburgh Penguins’ power play appears intimidating.
Paul Martin and Chris Kunitz scored power-play goals and Pascal Dupuis added his sixth goal of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 4-1 in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Tuesday.
For the first time since 2010, the Pittsburgh Penguins have advanced to the Eastern Conference Semifinals. Standing in their way? The Ottawa Senators.
With an overtime goal by Brooks Orpik in Game 6, the Pittsburgh Penguins advanced to the second round of the playoffs for the first time since 2010.
A dust mask may link a Mississippi man to an apparent attempt to poison President Obama and other public officials. James Dutschke is accused of sending ricin-tainted letters through the mail.
The Great ‘8’ picked up another ‘Rocket’ Richard trophy as the league’s top goal scorer.
Prince George’s County senators on Wednesday approved a measure that would allow County Executive Rushern Baker III to select the county’s new schools superintendent and the chairman and vice chairman of an expanded Board of Education.