Gov. Martin O’Malley could have gambling legislation drafted by Friday for lawmakers to review, the Associated Press reports, setting the stage for the final push toward a casino gambling-focused special legislative session this summer. Here’s a few other headlines: – ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Chairman Ben Bernanke told lawmakers Wednesday that the Federal Reserve’s efforts to bolster growth have helped lift the U.S. economy out of the Great Recession. But he acknowledged that growth remains weak and the Fed can only do ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration’s consumer watchdog agency flexed its enforcement muscles for the first time Wednesday and ordered Capital One Bank to repay millions of credit card customers allegedly tricked into buying costly add-on services. Capital One will pay ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke painted a dark picture of where the U.S. economy is headed if Congress fails to reach agreement soon to avert a budget crisis. “It would probably knock the recovery back into a recession ...
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ANNAPOLIS — A Maryland State Board of Elections official said Wednesday that opponents of Maryland’s congressional redistricting map have acquired enough signatures to give voters a chance to reject the map in November. Donna Duncan, the board’s election management director, ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — Democrats want to push tax cuts through the Senate for companies that hire new workers, give raises or buy major new equipment this year. With neither party eager to let the other claim campaign-season victories, the ultimate fate ...Read More »
Persistent bullying by the General Assembly’s Democratic super-majority hasn’t stripped a sense of humor from the House of Delegates’ Republican leader. Addressing the media hours after the Supreme Court delivered its ruling on the Affordable Care Act Thursday, Minority Leader Anthony ...Read More »
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California will become the first state to write into law much of the national mortgage settlement negotiated this year with the nation’s top five banks, if state lawmakers approve wide-ranging legislation on Monday. Majority Democrats say they ...Read More »
WASHINGTON — In a momentous ruling touching virtually every American, the Supreme Court narrowly upheld President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul Thursday with the unlikely help of conservative Chief Justice John Roberts. But the decision also gave Republicans unexpected ...
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Political consultant Julius Henson was sentenced to 60 days in prison Wednesday for his role in sending automated robocalls to curb Democrat voters from heading to the polls in the 2010 gubernatorial election. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Emanuel Brown ...Read More »