Without witnesses, House Democrats open arguments in Trump impeachment trial

WASHINGTON – The House’s Democratic impeachment managers started the clock on their allotted 24-hour opening remarks in the Senate on Wednesday, moving forward with the second day of the trial without new witnesses or new documentary evidence.  Much of the…

Two Presidential Candidates with Maryland Ties Face Tough Road

Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, the two remaining presidential candidates with ties to Maryland, didn’t do well in the Iowa caucuses and it’s difficult to see where they can do better in the primaries ahead.

O’Malley Gets Firsthand Look at Legal Marijuana in Colorado

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley isn’t yet ready to endorse federal legislation legalizing recreational use of pot.

Libertarianism Attracting College Students, Others, Looking for Political Alternative

Libertarianism is becoming especially popular among younger voters, many of whom are tired of the stalemate between Republicans and Democrats in Washington, as evidenced by the 16-day government shutdown.

Open Government Advocates Say Obama Progress on FOIA Not Enough

Five years after President Barack Obama promised to make the government more transparent, open government advocates praised the progress to date while outlining several areas for improvement at a congressional hearing Wednesday.