Friday Jul 18
At Future Space, members of Congress discuss future of space legislation
On Thursday, the Future Space Leaders Foundation held Future Space 2014 , a conference oriented primarily to students and young professionals to discuss "cross-cutting issues" in space.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Democrats' Plan to Create the Next Todd Akin
The party is hoping to keep Republicans talking about reproductive issues, and is praying for a candidate to make another massive mistake.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Dems want campaign finance constitutional amendment
House Democrats are pushing for a constitutional amendment to reverse the effects of the Supreme Court's decisions deregulating campaign spending.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Donna Edwards: '74 percent of Republicans support the Affordable Care Act.'
On CNN's "State of the Union," Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md., said that "74 percent of Republicans support the Affordable Care Act."
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Speaker Boehner's Lawsuit Is About Process
A Republican lawmaker says a threatened lawsuit against President Obama is not about politics.
National Review Online
Dem. Rep.: I - Absolutely' Believe Obamaa s Faithfully Executing the Laws
Despite President Obama's numerous delays, exemptions, and unilateral actions to various federal laws, one Democratic representative has no doubt that the president is faithfully carrying out the laws as passed.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Bill Maher: 'Liberals Are Just Sometimes Useless Obama Hacks'
For a few brief seconds on Friday night, Bill Maher made sense. Maher, who could be described as a "useless Obama hack" after all, he's a big donor to Obama and a constant defender of him who chalks up any and all criticism of Obama to racism condemned liberals, on one subject at least, as "useless Obama hacks without a shred of intellectual ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Communications Workers of America
House Members Push Back Against TPP Negotiators Gutting "Buy American" Policies
Rep. Keith Ellison is focusing attention on another sneaky provision in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, with negotiations again underway in Ottawa, Canada.
The Washington Post
People from all walks of life pay final respects to Wayne K. Curry
All day long, people filed past the flag draped casket of former Prince George's County Executive Wayne K. Curry as it rested in the main corridor of the County Administration Building in Upper Marlboro.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Capital Download: Immigration and the midterms
On USA TODAY's Capital Download, Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards talks about her work heading the targeted effort by Democrats to win Republican districts in November, and about Obama's likely impact.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
America is trying to make a national park on the Moon because America
Perhaps in fear of foreigners coming and messing up the dirt or stealing the jobs of regular hard-working rocks, legislation has been proposed in the House of Representatives that would establish a national park on the landing sites on the Moon used by the Apollo missions between 1969 and 1972.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Working Families Summit Focused On President's Aims For Work-Family Balance
This week, the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families took place in Washington, D.C., at the Omni Shoreham Hotel.
The Daily Caller
National Journal Hotline To Host Sixth Annual 'Political Pursuit'
Stars from Congress include former Rep. Tom Davis, now at Deloitte LLP, Reps. Donna Edwards , Richard Hudson , Steve Israel , and Loretta Sanchez , who's bound to do something interesting.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
Long-Term Unemployed Gets a Witness on Capitol Hill, but No Hearing
Rev. Willie E. Briscoe said the unemployment rate for black men in some Milwaukee neighborhoods is around 60 percent.
Committee Considers the Path Forward in Human Spaceflight
Today, the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology held a hearing to examine the future of human space exploration following the release of a report by the National Research Council's Committee on Human Space Flight titled, Pathways to Exploration: A Review of the Future of Human Space Exploration.
NRC co-chairs reiterate call for national commitment and sustained...
Tuesday's 90-minute hearing by the House Science Committee on the final report National Research Council's Committee on Human Spaceflight broke little new ground about the report or its conclusions about where, why, and how humans should explore space beyond Earth orbit.
Brown wins Md. Democratic primary for governor
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown won the Democratic primary for governor of Maryland on Tuesday, defeating Attorney General Doug Gansler and Del.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
No upsets in Maryland's congressional races
The Associated Press has already called the races in favor of Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger , Rep. John Sarbanes and Rep. Elijah Cummings .
US House Elections 2014: Maryland Projections and Analysis
This is one of a series of diaries I am writing about the lopsided state of House of Representatives races throughout the US.