Some big, early shifts on immigration expected under Biden

Demonstrators with the New York Immigration Coalition rally asking President-elect Joe Biden to prioritize immigration reform, Monday, Nov. 9, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

WASHINGTON — Some dramatic moves on immigration are expected in the early days of the Biden administration. Joe Biden will likely use executive orders to reverse some of President Donald Trump’s most controversial actions, rolling back moves that were a ...

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Biden wins White House, vowing new direction for divided US

Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden speaks to supporters, early Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilmington, Del.  (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

WASHINGTON — Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by the historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. His ...

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With coronavirus, Md. legislature plans a 2021 session like none ever seen

Sen. Paul Pinsky, D-Prince George's County, standing left, speaks in the Maryland Senate chamber in Annapolis, Md., Monday, April 8, 2019, the final day of the state's 2019 legislative session. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)

The coronavirus pandemic will continue to alter how Maryland legislators do their work — at least in the short term. A plan released to lawmakers Thursday outlines a series of stages of operations, some more and some less restrictive. All ...

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Hogan warns of surge but holds off on reimposing restrictions

"It is clear to all of us that the primary focus of the 2021 legislative session must be providing additional, immediate economic relief to the hundreds of thousands of struggling families and tens of thousands of small businesses that have been impacted by the pandemic," says Gov. Larry Hogan, shown in an earlier photo. (The Daily Record/Bryan P. Sears)

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland will not be subject to increased restrictions — yet — even as state officials say increases in the virus are raising alarms. Gov. Larry Hogan called on local officials to do more in the way of enforcing ...

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Trump sues in 3 states, laying ground for contesting outcome

Election challengers yell as they look through the windows of the central counting board as police were helping to keep additional challengers from entering due to overcrowding, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s campaign filed lawsuits Wednesday in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Georgia, laying the groundwork for contesting battleground states as he slipped behind Democrat Joe Biden in the hunt for the 270 Electoral College votes needed to win ...

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