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A federal judge sentenced a Vancouver, Wash., man to two years in prison for sending threatening letters laced with a suspicious powder to members of Congress, journalists, and the comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.
Wintry weather is postponing an event to promote Prince George's County as a new home for the FBI.
Maryland officials signed an agreement with the National Institute of Standards and Technology on Tuesday to more clearly define the development of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence in the state to boost the development of cybersecurity.
Lawyers for a former U.S. Naval Academy football player accused of sexual assault argued Monday that political pressure influenced the decision to move forward with his case and it should therefore be dropped.
In President Ronald Reagan's final State of the Union address, he slammed Congress for sending him a 14-pound, 1,053-page single spending bill. He warned lawmakers not to try his patience by doing it again.
Top congressional negotiators Monday night released a bipartisan $1.1 trillion spending bill that would pay for the operations of government through October and finally put to rest the bitter budget battles of last year.
BALTIMORE (AP) — Sen. Barbara Mikulski said Friday that Maryland should "stay the course" with its own health care exchange, despite its troubled start, and not switch to the federal exchange.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Funding for implementing the new health care law and other sticking points remain, but negotiators reported significant progress Tuesday on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through September.
Female senators are being praised for their role in ending the government shutdown.
Time growing desperately short, House Republican efforts to pass legislation averting a Treasury default and ending a partial government shutdown collapsed Tuesday night, and one of the country's top ratings firms warned of a possible downgrade in the nation's creditworthiness.
U.S. Attorney General Eric H. Holder said Thursday that members of Congress have been kept up to speed on the National Security Agency's collection of millions of telephone records and that he would be willing to discuss the issue further in additional closed-door briefings.
The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs says it's adding staff and installing new managers at its Baltimore regional office to reduce a large backlog of claims from Maryland veterans. The changes stem from a General Accountability Office report that found the Baltimore office had the nation's highest percentage of backlogged cases and the highest rate of errors.
Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski is set to become the first woman to chair the prestigious Senate Appropriations Committee, a position left open this week by the death of Hawaii Sen. Daniel Inouye.
Outages numbered in the hundreds of thousands for a second day, as officials warned residents across Maryland, the District and Virginia that power might not be restored until late in the week and crews worked in temperatures nearing triple digits to make repairs from a devastating storm that claimed more than a dozen lives.
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"We want to do something about these cybersecurity threats to your personal identity, to your credit card security, to your records - be they financial records or your medical records," Mikulski said. "That's what we're focusing on."
Mikulski, D-Md., said cybersecurity is a matter of growing importance in national security needs as well as electronic financial and health records.