Democrats keep firm hold on Maryland congressional seats

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Democrats took the state’s open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, as well as seven of eight House seats. Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen, of the 8th District, won 60 percent of the vote in his bid…

Seven Maryland Park Sites Getting Federal Grants

Some Maryland national parks and trails will receive a little more federal funding this year, including a local historic land and water path, thanks to the National Park Service.

Maryland Lawmakers Invite Local Teens to Compete in Annual “App” Challenge

Lawmakers are challenging local students to channel their enthusiasm for all things technological to make the app world a better place.

Ruppersberger Decides Against Senate Bid, Will Seek Re-election

After considering a Senate bid, Rep. Ruppersberger decided to run for reelection to his 2nd District House seat rather than seek the Democratic nomination.

Maryland Lawmakers React to John Boehner’s Surprise Resignation

Maryland representatives weigh in on House Speaker John Boehner’s impending resignation.

Ruppersberger Ponders Senate Race, Stresses Bipartisan Approach

There may be a U.S. Senate campaign in Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger’s future. Then again, there may not.

Maryland Congressional Leaders Express Grief, Outrage at Warren Weinstein’s Death

Maryland members of Congress expressed grief and outrage following President Barack Obama’s announcement Thursday that Warren Weinstein, an aid worker held hostage in Pakistan, was accidentally killed in a counterterrorism attack in January.

Justice Department to Investigate Death in Baltimore Police Custody

The Justice Department said Tuesday it will investigate the death of Freddie Gray after members of Maryland’s Congressional delegation sent the department a letter requesting an inquiry.

Obama Authorizes Sanctions Against Cyberattackers

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Wednesday to combat “malicious cyber-enabled activities” from overseas by authorizing sanctions against individuals who pose a significant threat to the United States.

Maryland Lawmakers Celebrate Maryland Day Using Social Media

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