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Obama's Israel stance may cost Democrats

Mark Plotkin, WTOP political analyst

Tags: Mark Plotkin , Barack Obama , Benjamin Netanyahu , Israel , Joe Lieberman , Eric Cantor , John Boehner

Tuesday - 05/24/2011, 07:30pm EDT

Lawmakers push back against the pay freeze

Washington-area lawmakers move to put a freeze on the pay freeze, asking it be limited to one year.

Tags: pay and benefits , pay freeze , David Obey , James Moran , Gerry Connolly , Frank Wolf , Chris Van Hollen , John Sarbanes , Donna Edwards , Elanor Holmes Norton , Ruben Gomez , pay debate

Tuesday - 12/07/2010, 07:14am EST

Elections 2010: Focus on federal workers

A partial shift in power on the Hill means committee chairmanships will change in the House but not in the Senate. A variety of issues from the federal budget to telework, and federal pay and regulatory policies will be re-examined.

Tags: pay and benefits , Congress , Mike Causey , Dan Adcock , Leslie Phillips , Darrell Issa , Jason Chaffetz , Bob Cusack , Suzanne Kubota , Jerry Bodlander , Susan Crabtree , federal pay raise , pay raise , 2011 budget , furloughs , Bill Bransford , hiring freeze , workforce reductions , health care , FEHBP , Social Security , $250 payment , Jolie Lee , Julia Ziegler , 1.4 percent raise , federal employees , Election 2010

Wednesday - 11/03/2010, 08:00am EDT

Dozens fall ill at Obama rally in Md.

The crowd at the rally to support Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley was packed shoulder to shoulder.

Tags: President Obama , rally , Bowie State University , Martin O'Malley , Prince George's Fire and EMS , Mark Brady , Bob Ehrlich , Barbara Mikulski

Thursday - 10/07/2010, 04:49pm EDT

Incumbents win Md. congressional primaries

Local incumbent U.S. representatives won their primary bids Tuesday.

Tags: Donna Edwards , Roscoe Bartlett , Elijah Cummings , Md. elections

Tuesday - 09/14/2010, 11:09pm EDT

Candidates gunning for Hoyer, not each other

The candidates vying in Tuesday's primary in the 5th Congressional District care less about which of them emerges victorious than that someone beats 28-year Democratic incumbent, Rep. Steny Hoyer in the general election.

Tags: Primary elections , Chris Chaffee , Collins Bailey

Friday - 09/10/2010, 02:00am EDT

Hoyer explains changes to FY 2011 budgeting

House Democrats passed a budget bill that sets discretionary spending at levels below President Obama's. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer explains why.

Tags: Federal Drive , Congressional Spotlight , Congress , FY 2011 budget , discretionary spending

Friday - 07/16/2010, 10:54am EDT

Dems mull how to cut discretionary spending

How low can they go? House Democrats say they'll forgo a traditional budget resolution for 2011 and opt for a plan to reduce non-security discretionary spending beyond what the president has proposed. We get details from The Hill's Walter Alarkon.

Tags: Federal Drive , Congress , budget , The Hill , Walter Alarkon , discretionary spending

Wednesday - 06/23/2010, 09:31am EDT

Norton discusses future of D.C. voting rights bill

D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton says progress on the D.C. Voting Rights Act needs to be made before Congress begins its "lame duck" session.

Tags: D.C. , Eleanor Holmes Norton , D.C. voting rights , D.C. voting rights bill , politics program , Mark Plotkin , Tom Davis , D.C. Office of Cable Television , Comcast

Friday - 04/23/2010, 03:22pm EDT

Leaders announce Anacostia restoration project

At a news conference Monday held at Bladensburg Waterfront Park, local leaders involved with The Anacostia Watershed Restoration Partnership talked up a plan that would require changes to area development levels, call for the retrofitting of area water and sewer facilities and possibly institute a plastic bag tax in areas outside of the District.

Tags: Anacostia River , Martin O'Malley , Donna Edwards , Chris Van Hollen , Anacostia Watershed Restoration Partnership , Kate Ryan

Monday - 04/19/2010, 08:58pm EDT
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