Welcome to war — or something close to it — this year in the 1st District, a 200-mile-long expanse of a dozen counties centered on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Democrat Jesse Colvin, a 34-year-old veteran of four tours of Afghanistan, is challenging Republican incumbent Andy Harris, who spent 16 years in the Navy Reserve as a physician.
Lawmakers representing Maryland on Capitol Hill have joined state leaders in asking the Department of Homeland Security for assistance in making sure Maryland election systems are secure.
About 40 percent of the seafood processing plants on Maryland’s Eastern Shore currently do not have enough workers to pick crab meat. The federal government is expected to approve 15,000 additional visas nationwide for temporary seasonal workers.
A D.C. activist has moved to Maryland because he has had enough of lawmakers from outside the District trying to stifle the will of D.C. residents. He aims to use the ballot box to unseat a congressman.
A Prince William County Republican broke rank with party members by defending Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore against allegations of sexual abuse of a child.
Maryland Rep. Andy Harris, who reportedly is in the running to head the National Institutes of Health, met with President-elect Donald Trump in New York on Wednesday.
Turns out there\’s a price to pay for upending the District\’s
voter-approved measure to legalize marijuana.
D.C. voters overwhelmingly said \”yes\” to legalizing marijuana Tuesday. But members of Congress are already saying \”not so fast.\”
WESTMINSTER, Md. (AP) — The federal government has decided not to use a vacant Army Reserve building in Westminster to temporarily house immigrant children after objections from Carroll County officials. A spokesman for Maryland Republican…
Supporters of a measure to relax the District\’s marijuana laws say they have twice the required signatures needed to put the issue on the November ballot but Congress could halt their efforts.
The controversy over decriminalizing marijuana is turning into a heated battle between two local leaders with differing approaches to drug laws.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.