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Obama: Students Need Help to Get

Obama: Students Need Help to Get "In-Demand Jobs"

President Barack Obama on Monday announced more than $100 million in grants for two dozen schools across the country... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Md. Lawmakers Enter Last Day of Session

Md. Lawmakers Enter Last Day of Session

Maryland lawmakers will be putting finishing touches on a marijuana decriminalization bill and an increase in... Read »

Apr 7, 2014
A Look at Bills Approved by Md. General Assembly

A Look at Bills Approved by Md. General Assembly

A look at some measures already approved by the Maryland General Assembly, which adjourns at midnight Monday: Read »

Apr 7, 2014
Va. Del. Lopez Drops Out of Race to Succeed Rep. Moran

Va. Del. Lopez Drops Out of Race to Succeed Rep. Moran

The crowded field of Democrats hoping to succeed Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., in Congress got a little smaller Friday. Read »

Apr 5, 2014
Moran: Members of Congress Are Underpaid

Moran: Members of Congress Are Underpaid

Va. Congressman Jim Moran thinks he and his colleagues should earn more money, and one reason is the cost of living... Watch »

Apr 4, 2014
Md. Delegate Pushes to Decriminalize Pot Now

Md. Delegate Pushes to Decriminalize Pot Now

A member of Maryland's Legislative Black Caucus is asking the House to fully decriminalize marijuana this... Read »

Apr 5, 2014
Gray, Bowser Attend Democratic Unity Breakfast

Gray, Bowser Attend Democratic Unity Breakfast

Mayor Vincent Gray took a moment to congratulate D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser on her win in the mayoral primary... Watch »

Apr 4, 2014
Md. Senate Approves Minimum Wage Hike

Md. Senate Approves Minimum Wage Hike

A measure to raise Maryland's minimum wage was approved in the state Senate. Read »

Apr 5, 2014
Ex-Va. Attorneys General: Drop Corruption Charges

Ex-Va. Attorneys General: Drop Corruption Charges

Five former Virginia attorneys general are asking a federal judge to consider their argument that public corruption... Read »

Apr 3, 2014
Md. OKs Bill on Domestic Violence in Front of Kids

Md. OKs Bill on Domestic Violence in Front of Kids

People who commit domestic violence in front of a child will face more time in prison, under a bill passed by... Read »

Apr 3, 2014
Md. House Votes for Dog-Bite Liability Measure

Md. House Votes for Dog-Bite Liability Measure

All Maryland dog owners would be liable for their pets if they bite someone, but owners would have a chance to rebut... Read »

Apr 3, 2014
Md. Panel to Get Update on Health Exchange

Md. Panel to Get Update on Health Exchange

A legislative oversight panel on Maryland's troubled health exchange is holding a meeting to get an update... Read »

Apr 3, 2014
Film Shooting Could Replace Factory Jobs Pending

Film Shooting Could Replace Factory Jobs Pending "House of Cards Bill"

Sen. Edward Kasemeyer sas Maryland should look to films to make up for jobs it has lost in manufacturing. Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Senate Passes Dog-Bite Liability Measure

Senate Passes Dog-Bite Liability Measure

The bill would hold dog owners liable for biting "innocent victims." Read »

Apr 2, 2014
15 Things You Should Know About D.C.'s Primary Results

15 Things You Should Know About D.C.'s Primary Results

A new mayor isn't the only change facing the D.C. government after Tuesday's Democratic primary. Watch »

Apr 2, 2014
Sherwood's Notebook: Cue the Fenty Comparisons

Sherwood's Notebook: Cue the Fenty Comparisons

Well, Muriel Bowser has nabbed the Democratic nomination for mayor -- which means it's time to cue the... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

N.J. Voters Aren't Buying Christie's Internal Review: Poll

The Monmouth University/Asbury Park Press poll found that 52 percent of people polled thought hat report,... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Md. House Committee to Take Up 'Cards' Tax Credit

Md. House Committee to Take Up 'Cards' Tax Credit

A House committee is set to consider raising Maryland's tax credit for film production companies. Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Gray Faces 9 More Months in Office

Gray Faces 9 More Months in Office

Mayor Vincent Gray said his record should have been enough to win re-election. Instead, Watch »

Apr 2, 2014
Voting Machines Lead to Delay in D.C. Results

Voting Machines Lead to Delay in D.C. Results

District of Columbia elections officials say some problems with electronic voting machines have led to a delay... Read »

Apr 2, 2014
Join the Ride to Conquer Cancer
Join the Ride To Conquer Cancer, Sept. 13 and 14, to raise money for cancer research and treatment. Read more
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