A Senate committee has advanced two bills that would restrict access to information about public employees’ salaries.
WASHINGTON — A U.S. Senate staffer is facing a federal charge after court documents say he bought drugs from China with the intent to exchange them for sexual favors. Senate staffer Fred W. Pagan is facing the…
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards on Tuesday announced her campaign to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski, setting up a party showdown between liberals and the establishment. “See, I’ve lived the American…
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Democratic congressional aide says Rep. Donna Edwards has informed House leadership that she plans to run for the Maryland Senate seat left open by longtime Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s retirement. Edwards, who…
With Virginia Sen. Phil Puckett\’s resignation on Sunday tipping control of the chamber, state Republicans didn\’t waste any time.
Senate Republicans and Democrats hit an impasse Sunday over spending in their last-ditch struggle to avoid an economy-jarring default in just four days and end a partial government shutdown that\’s entering its third week.
House Speaker John Boehner is telling fellow Republicans that talks with President Barack Obama over ending the partial government shutdown and preventing a federal default have stalled.
He\’s been a mayor and a governor, and now Tim
Kaine is Virginia\’s newest senator in Congress.
A key race in the battle over control of the U.S. Senate is heating up, with all sides digging deep to get an advantage. Republican George Allen and Democrat Tim Kaine have been locked in a tight battle and the latest polls show them dead even.