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Maryland congressional delegation's influence slightly wanes in new Congress

When Republicans took control of the House of Representatives in last year's election, it appeared the Maryland congressional delegation may have lost power and influence.

Tags: Congress , Al Wynn , John Sarbanes , Steny Hoyer , Chris Van Hollen , Susan Turnbull , Elijah Cummings , Andy Harris , Frank Kratovil

Friday - 01/21/2011, 02:00am EST

Members of Congress will get security suggestions

A House Democratic leader says he thinks lawmakers will be taking precautions when meeting with the public in the wake of a congresswoman's shooting in Arizona.

Tags: Gabrielle Giffords , Roscoe Bartlett , Eleanor Holmes Norton , Arizon shooting , security , Congress , U.S. Capitol Police , Tom Davis

Sunday - 01/09/2011, 10:30am EST

FY 2010 Budget: A View from The Hill

Tags: budget , earmarks , Senate , omnibus

Thursday - 03/05/2009, 10:05am EST

Sen. Ben Cardin on efforts to fix traffic before BRAC breaks it

$300 million has been set aside for BRAC-related transportation mitigation efforts. Will that be enough?

Tags: BRAC , management , traffic , Congressional Spotlight

Monday - 01/11/2010, 12:05pm EST

Bill offers the free press an option to go non-profit

Ben Cardin hopes to turn local papers into the little publishing engine that could.

Tags: newsstand , newspapers , non-profit

Thursday - 04/02/2009, 03:14pm EDT

Senators seek to expand nutria eradication efforts

A bill in the U.S. Senate would expand nutria eradication efforts in Maryland and Louisiana and begin similar programs in other coastal states.

Tags: Jeff Merkley , Kay Hagan , Mary Landreiu , Barbara Mikulski , nutria

Friday - 05/06/2011, 11:28am EDT

CR could provide some BRAC traffic relief

The six-month continuing resolution Congress passed earlier this month was mostly about cuts, but it also included several hundred million dollars in new spending pushed through by the Maryland and Virginia congressional delegations. That money will pay to help solve some of the huge traffic problems this year's military personnel moves are expected to create around the DC area.

Tags: DoD , Congress , BRAC , Transportation , Fort Belvoir , Bethesda National Naval Medical Center , Jim Moran , Barbara Mikulski , Jared Serbu

Tuesday - 04/19/2011, 07:52am EDT

Westboro relishes legal fight as Md. lawmakers push picketing restrictions

Maryland lawmakers introduced three state and federal bills in the past five weeks to strengthen restrictions on picketing funerals.

Tags: Westboro Baptist Church , Dutch Ruppersberger , Maryland General Assembly ,

Friday - 04/15/2011, 02:00am EDT

Cardin: Obama should push harder for D.C. voting rights

President Barack Obama has been calling for democracy in Egypt, but a U.S. senator says that the president should be doing more for voting rights for D.C. residents.

Tags: D.C. voting rights , Mark Plotkin , politics program , U.S Helsinki Commission

Sunday - 02/06/2011, 01:58pm EST
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