14 hrs ago
Oddball bills stand out in Congress
Thousands of bills are introduced in a congressional session, but only a fraction become law.
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21 hrs ago
The Obama Race Card keeps being played
Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts, Jr. recently wrote a piece with the implication that racism has played a significant role in the criticism of President Obama and, to a lesser extent, Attorney General Eric Holder.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Bills Before Congress
During every congressional session, a plethora of bills are introduced for passage.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Republicans would balance budget on backs of the poor
When it comes to the federal budget-the blueprint of U.S. spending priorities-the House of Representatives seems to be divided into alternate universes, each with an entirely different reality.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Race for next DCCC chair wide open
But that isn't stopping early buzz from emerging around the race to chair the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee for the 2016 elections.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Issues of national security, government spending, education cause candidates to run
Paul Rundquist of Gaithersburg is running for a seat in Maryland's 2nd Congressional District of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Scoop: Meet the Press on NBC - Sunday, April 13, 2014
BOSTON STRONG: "MEET THE PRESS" GOES TO BOSTON FOR A DISCUSSION WITH FIRST RESPONDERS ONE YEAR AFTER THE BOMBING Sen. Ed Markey Ed Davis, Fmr.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Afro American Newspaper
Prince George's Schools Win Grant
President Obama visited Bladensburg High School, April 7, to discuss a $7 million grant being present to three Maryland schools by the U.S. departments of Labor and Education through the Youth Career Connect program.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
NASA: Human landing on Mars is on track for 2030s
A human landing on Mars is still about 20 years away, but NASA's mission to the Red Planet appears to be steadily moving forward.
Obama Boosts Vulnerable Democrats in Primaries
But a small group of select incumbents are embracing the second-term president, seeking and touting his support on the trail as a badge of honor.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
President Obama's remarks on 'Opportunity for All,' Bladensburg, MD
THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Mustangs! Fantastic. Well, everybody have a seat. Have a seat.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The Baltimore Sun
Don't leave tipped workers behind [Commentary]
No one who works full time in the wealthiest nation in the world should have to raise his or her family in poverty.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Bolden and House committee clash over NASA priorities
In a hearing about NASA's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal by the House Science Committee's space subcommittee on Thursday, many key members expressed concern about agency priorities, including funding levels for the Space Launch System heavy-lift rocket and Orion spacecraft, while NASA administrator Charles Bolden argued that NASA's commercial ... (more)
Tue Mar 25, 2014
Making a market for overdose-halting drugs: Opinion
More than 15,000 people die each year in the United States by overdosing on prescription painkillers, "opioids" such as Oxycontin, Percocet and Vicodin.
Bipartisan House letter calls for "vision and timeline" for space exploration
A letter to President Obama signed by 30 members of the House of Representatives calls on the White House to provide more details, and support, for human space exploration.