While Maryland enacts paid family and medical leave, Congress is stalled

Proponents of family and medical leave reforms, including Maryland’s two Democratic senators, are frustrated with the stalemate.

In brief impeachment trial opening, Trump lawyers insist president did nothing wrong

WASHINGTON — During their brief first day of opening statements Saturday, President Donald Trump’s defense lawyers aimed to undermine House Democrats’ assertions that their client committed impeachable offenses. They did so by accusing House Democrats of omitting evidence and saying…

Critics oppose Trump mine agency pick from industry over safety issues

David Zatezalo, President Trump’s nominee to head the Mine Safety and Health Administration, had repeated safety violations at mines he managed as CEO of Rhino Resources, a coal company.