February 19, 2006 |
A New Jersey congressman said Saturday that he wanted to require that security officials at U.S. ports be American citizens to prevent overseas companies operating shipping facilities here from hiring foreigners in such sensitive positions. Republican Frank A. LoBiondo, chairman of the Coast Guard and maritime transportation subcommittee, cited "significant" security concerns over a $6.
November 1, 2012 |
WASHINGTON - Don't forget western Maryland. While New York and New Jersey are struggling after Hurricane Sandy, so is western Maryland, which received up to 3 feet of snow from the super storm, knocking out power to more than half of 31,000 residents and blocking many roads. "We're used to snow, but we've never had anything like this," R. Lamont "Monty" Pagenhardt, Garrett County administrator, told the Los Angeles Times. "It's really bad. " PHOTOS: Super storm Sandy | Before and after the storm With power out to many homes and streets blocked by snow and downed trees, National Guard troops are beginning to go door to door to check on residents.
March 15, 2005 |
Former NAACP President Kweisi Mfume, a onetime Maryland congressman, declared his intention Monday to run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Paul S. Sarbanes. "I can't be bought. I won't be intimidated. I don't know how to quit," Mfume told supporters at a rally in Baltimore. Mfume is seeking the 2006 Democratic nomination to succeed Sarbanes, who announced Friday that he would retire at the end of his fifth term.
March 10, 2012
SATURDAY Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC McLaughlin Group (N) 6:30 p.m. KCET The Chris Matthews Show General election; women in politics: John Heilemann; Howard Fineman; Nia-Malika Henderson; Kasie Hunt. (N) 5:30 a.m. KNBC SUNDAY CBS News Sunday Morning (N) 6 a.m. KCBS Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC State of the Union Democratic agenda in Congress; 2012 election: Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.)
February 17, 2012 |
The Maryland House of Delegates narrowly approved legalization of gay marriage late Friday, clearing the way for final passage next week and the expected signature of Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley. That would make Maryland the eighth state with a law on the books legalizing gay marriage, though it would have to survive an expected attempt to block it by referendum. In debate before the vote, Delegate Anne Kaiser, one of seven openly gay members of the House, said that she wanted, "Marriage.
August 17, 2012 |
Click here to download TV listings for the week of Aug. 19 - 25 in PDF format This week's TV Movies SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Chris Matthews Show Romney tax returns; Ryan's Medicare plan: Howard Fineman; Kelly O'Donnell; Helene Cooper; Major Garrett (N) 5 p.m. KNBC, Sunday 5:30 a.m. KNBC McLaughlin Group 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY Today Molly Ringwald. (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N)
January 26, 2012 |
In a surprise move, North Carolina Gov. Beverly Perdue announced Thursday afternoon that she will not seek a second term this November. The Democrat said in a statement that she decided against a reelection bid so she could avoid further politicizing her fight with the state's Republican Legislature over school funding. "A reelection campaign in this already divisive environment will make it more difficult to find any bipartisan solutions," she said. Perdue becomes the third Democratic incumbent to decide against seeking a new term this year.
October 31, 2012 |
WASHINGTON -- Sandy has moved on, but it's about to leave behind a new debate in Congress over federal funding for shore protection projects. Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Tuesday that during a discussion of the storm, one official mentioned, "Every dollar that we invested in beach replenishment paid off by protecting Ocean City from the waves there. " Ocean City's experience and those of other coastal towns in withstanding more serious damage are expected to put the spotlight on the hotly debated issue in Congress over taxpayer funding for pumping sand onto beaches.