Video: Obama: Racism is no excuse for not excelling
As a young man, "Sometimes I wrote off my own failings as just another example of the world trying to keep a black man down," said President Obama during a commencement address at Morehouse College in Atlanta, "but one of the things you've learned over the last four years is that there's no longer any room for excuses." During remarks at a ... (more)
Sun May 19, 2013
Republicans use IRS scandal to tar Obamacare
Republicans use IRS scandal to tar Obamacare - PLAY CBS NEWS VIDEO - Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., linked the ongoing targeting scandal at the IRS with Obamacare in the weekly Republican address on Saturday, warning that the troubled agency has too much control over the rules and regulations governing the implementation of the law.
Sat May 18, 2013
KESQ-TV Palm Desert
GOP: IRS scandal one more strike against health care law
Republicans capped the week with another attack against President Obama's health care reform, criticizing the law and its relationship with the Internal Revenue Service.
Fri May 17, 2013
Obama focusing on job creation in Baltimore visit
Obama is to fly by helicopter Friday about 40 miles north to Baltimore, which has had its share of tough times in the move from an industrial to service economy.
Fri May 10, 2013
Sebelius pitches health industry
HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has stepped up her pitch to health law stakeholders to chip in on Obamacare outreach and enrollment efforts, administration officials confirmed Friday.
Wed May 08, 2013
Michelle Bachmann "Next week we will introduce a bill to repeal Obamacare"
Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann spoke tonight at Maryland Right to Life's Third Annual Banquet just outside Baltimore and announced that a bill to repeal Obamacare will be introduced next week.
Senate committee postpones vote on Labor Secretary nominee Perez
The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee announced today that it was postponing Thursday's vote on the White House's nominee to be Labor Secretary, Thomas Perez.
Tue May 07, 2013
Congressmen allege Labor Sec'y nominee Perez didn't comply with subpoena
Reps. Frank Wolf, R-Va., and Andy Harris, R-Md., alleged in a letter sent to Attorney General Eric Holder that Assistant Attorney General Thomas Perez , the White House's nominee to head up the Labor Department, withheld information from a congressional subpoena.
Mon May 06, 2013
D.C.'s Neighbor States Flex Outsized Clout in Congress
The 13th biennial Roll Call Clout Index will be scrutinized by congressional staff from all 50 states, all of them eager to see how their bosses' delegations stack up against the rest.
Wed May 01, 2013
Andy Harris takes Gov't Job to Save You and Me From Gov't Meddlers
Rep. Andy Harris is more concerned about what federal agencies could do to the 1st Congressional District than what they could do for it.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
'Obamacare' opponents checking for 'rate shock'
Opponents of President Obama's health care law are eagerly scouring the paperwork insurers file with states, looking for early evidence of "rate shock" - rising prices ahead of full implementation of the state "exchanges" that begin next year.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
The Daily Times
Furloughs over, but fate of Salisbury airport tower uncertain
WASHINGTON -- Flight delays related to furloughs of air-traffic controllers are coming to an end, but it's unclear what will happen at towers at small airports such as Salisbury-Ocean City Wicomico Regional Airport.
Schuh To Make County Executive Bid Official
Steve Schuh, a two-term Republican state delegate, is expected next week to announce intentions to run for Anne Arundel County Executive.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Schedule 1: Same as it ever was, same as it ever was ...
"The criminal law is too harsh a tool to apply to personal possession even in the effort to discourage use.
Md. GOP congressman demands answers on contraception mandate
A Republican congressman asked President Obama's top health official on Thursday to declare whether a specific morning-after pill is an abortion-causing drug.