White House Backs the $2.2 Billion Purple Line
On Tuesday, March 4th federal officials recommended the Maryland Transit Administration's Purple Line Public-Private Partnership Project to receive $100 million in federal construction money as part of the Obama Administration's 2015 fiscal year budget.
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
Union Brings 'Fair Pay' Pep Rally to Capitol
Some 200 activists from the National Treasury Employees Union took to the western front of the U.S. Capitol on Thursday to chant their demands for higher pay and more respect from lawmakers, four of whom joined the rally.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
Independent Women's Forum
What--If Anything--Does "House of Cards" Say About Washington?
Although I am a huge fan of the original, U.K. version of "House of Cards, " I haven't yet seen the U.S. show starring Kevin Spacey as ruthless Washington politician Frank Underwood.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
The WV Rebel's Blog
Location, Location, Location
When does life imitate art? At this point, it's kind of hard to tell the difference: In honor of the second season premiere of House of Cards, Now This News convinced a half-dozen actual members of Congress to deliver some of Underwood's most memorable lines.
The Afro American Newspaper
Congresswoman Donna Edwards Leads Roundtable on Women-Owned Business
Congresswoman Donna Edwards visited the Clarion Hotel in Oxon Hill on Feb.10 to host a Women-Owned Business Roundtable in Maryland's 4th Congressional District.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Lawmakers star in 'real life' House of Cards
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle show off their acting skills in a new video of the "real life" edition of "House of Cards."
Mon Feb 10, 2014
Week ahead: House GOP to scrutinize Obama's clean-coal programs
The House Energy and Commerce Committee on Tuesday will hold an oversight hearing on the Energy Department's clean-coal programs.
Sun Feb 09, 2014
Big names at 18th Annual Black History Month Celebration
Representative Mike McIntyre joined representative Donna Edwards and local leaders for a day of prayer and empowerment at the 18th Annual Black History Month Celebration in Whiteville.
Maryland joins states seeking Glass-Steagall bank reform from Congress
Maryland has joined more than a dozen other states in calling on Congress to pass Glass-Steagall legislation protecting U.S. bank deposits.
Sat Feb 08, 2014
Plan would combine Washington's Civil War defenses into one park
At least 22 surviving remnants of the Civil War defenses of Washington would be combined into one national park under legislation introduced by local members of Congress.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
The Washington Post
On Love: Erin Richter and Dan Weber
Erin Richter noticed Dan Weber right away on Match.com. He was an attractive, Midwestern guy who enjoyed travel and seemed to have a good sense of humor.
Rep. Donna Edwards WeirdsOut Washington
If there were superlatives doled out for the comedic performances at Wednesday night's Washington Press Club Foundation annual dinner, the "most awkward" distinction would go to Rep. Donna Edwards, D-Md.