Standing with representatives from unions who do everything from inspecting aircraft to performing security checks, Cardin, a Democrat from Maryland, said “the mission that the people behind me carry out to make sure that we keep air traffic as safe as possible is being compromised by this partial shutdown.”
U.S. Senators have written a sharply worded letter to Defense Secretary James Mattis, saying they are “deeply disturbed by the overt politicization of the military” and the continued deployment of troops in response to the migrant caravan.
As voters cast ballots in Tuesday’s elections, the Associated Press found that 37 percent of Virginia voters and 30 percent of Maryland voters said the country is on the right track, compared with 62 percent and 70 percent, respectively, who said the country is headed in the wrong direction.
Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin is projected to secure a third term, beating out challengers Republican Tony Campbell, independent Neal Simon and Libertarian Arvin Vohra.
They joined other senators in asking Director Christopher Wray about any involvement the president had in developing a new plan to keep the headquarters where it is on Pennsylvania Avenue — not far from Trump International Hotel.
Saturday’s attack in Pittsburgh’s Tree of Life Synagogue occurred not far from where a young Ben Cardin had attended college. Speaking Tuesday before the Police Chiefs’ Association of Prince George’s County, he reassured local police that they will get the financial tools they need to better protect their communities.
When voters in Maryland get their ballot, they’ll see four names in the box for U.S. senator. Sen. Ben Cardin, the incumbent Democrat, is seeking his third term. Republican Tony Campbell, independent Neal Simon and Libertarian Arvin Vohra are also running.
As word spread Wednesday of suspicious packages addressed to prominent political figures and at least one media outlet, some members of Congress said the unsettling news signals a need to tone down political differences ahead of the midterm elections.
The measure comes after the FBI told Maryland officials in July that a Russian oligarch with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin was heavily invested in the software vendor that maintains key parts of Maryland’s election infrastructure.
Days after the bruising Kavanaugh confirmation fight ended, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle seemed to be in general agreement that the U.N. ambassador has done a solid job of representing U.S. interests.
David Trone, the Democratic nominee for Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District and co-owner of Total Wine & More, issued a statement announcing he was in treatment for a tumor that was found in his urinary tract.
“Significant investments are needed,” U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings says during the Senate subcommittee hearing, which was hosted Monday by Chris Van Hollen and Ben Cardin in Howard County.
It took more than 10,000 signatures on a petition, but Neal Simon has made it. He submitted 12,000 signatures to the Montgomery County Board of Elections and now he’s landed a spot on the ballot as an independent in the race for the U.S. Senate.
After a fatal shooting gripped the Capital Gazette office in Annapolis, Maryland, Gov. Larry Hogan, President Trump and other officials took to social media to respond Thursday afternoon.
Heavily favored to win, incumbent Sen. Ben Cardin fended off seven other Democrats — including infamous leaker Chelsea Manning — to win his party’s Maryland primary Tuesday by a huge margin.
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.