Maryland Senate Advances New Congressional MapA new congressional map for Maryland's eight U.S. House seats moved closer to final passage Wednesday, with supporters calling it an improvement on a map long criticized for gerrymandering, and opponents saying it remains unfairly drawn to favor Democrats
Hogan Calls Special Session To Adopt Redrawn Maryland Legislative MapsGov. Larry Hogan is calling a special session of the Maryland General Assembly next month to adopt newly drawn legislative and congressional maps.
Lawmakers Threatened Ahead Of Impeachment Trial For Former President Donald TrumpFederal law enforcement officials are examining a number of threats aimed at members of Congress as the second trial of former President Donald Trump nears, including ominous chatter about killing legislators or attacking them outside of the U.S. Capitol, a U.S. official told The Associated Press.
Senate Acquits Trump On Impeachment ChargesThe Senate voted to acquit President Donald J. Trump on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, bringing an end to a five-month saga that began with a whistleblower's complaint and culminated in just the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history.
Proposed Rule Could Limit The Number Of Bills Senators Can FileSenate bills may become a hot commodity in Maryland if a rule proposed this week is enacted.
Candidate Won't Be On Senate Ballot In Maryland In New PartyThe 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals denied Jerome Segal's appeal to get on the ballot as the candidate for his socialist Bread and Roses party. A federal judge in Maryland had ruled Segal could not run after losing the Democratic primary, because it would violate the state's "sore loser" law.
Senate Set To Begin Reviewing FBI Report On KavanaughSenators Thursday morning are reviewing the supplemental FBI background file for Brett Kavanaugh, which could determine the fate of embattled Supreme Court nominee.
Senate Backs GOP Budget In Step Forward For Tax RevampRepublicans on Thursday muscled a $4 trillion budget through the Senate in a major step forward for President Donald Trump’s ambitious promise of “massive tax cuts and reform.”
Young Immigrants Hopeful Following Trump's Meeting With DemocratsPresident Donald Trump and top Democrats may be close to reaching a deal on the future of hundreds of thousands of young people, brought here illegally as children.
Democrats Say They Have Deal With Trump On Young ImmigrantsThe top House and Senate Democrats said Wednesday they had reached agreement with President Donald Trump to protect thousands of younger immigrants from deportation and fund some border security enhancements — not including Trump’s long-sought border wall.
McCain Says He Expects To Return To Senate Next MonthArizona Sen. John McCain said in a radio interview Wednesday that he hates the healthy diet his wife and daughter are forcing on him as he fights an aggressive form of brain cancer but expects to return to the Senate next month.