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  • Flags wave over Independence Square during a rally in Kiev, Ukraine, on Wednesday Dec. 4, 2013. A resolution to Ukraine's political turmoil remained elusive as thousands of people continued rallying on Kiev's Independence Square and besieging key government buildings. (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev)

    Sen. Ben Cardin hits Ukraine for crackdown on Kiev protests

    The chairman of a congressional human rights panel Wednesday condemned the crackdown on pro-Western protesters in Ukraine on the eve of an international civil rights conference in the Ukrainian capital of Kiev, gripped in a showdown between riot police and thousands of demonstrators.


  • Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, Maryland Democrat, and his allies in Congress say they are determined to make the Affordable Care Act work no matter what stands in their way. The GOP, however, is not relenting. (Associated Press)

    With just days to go, Obamacare message still muddled for many

    When Peter Beilenson and his bare-bones staff spread the word about President Obama's health care law, a series of discouraging themes emerge.


  • Independent Rob Sobhani, greeting Donna Walsh in Annapolis, and Republican Dan Bongino are confident of an upset in the race against Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, though the Democrat has a healthy lead in polls. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

    Md. opponents confident they can uproot Cardin from Senate

    The top two challengers in Maryland's U.S. Senate race are hoping to unseat Democrat Benjamin L. Cardin, but they are spending much of their time battling each another.


  • In Md.'s 6th, Democrats get fiesty with race closer than expected

    When Maryland leaders redrew the state's congressional map last year to give Democrats a better shot at winning the long-conservative 6th District, observers predicted it would yield the state's most competitive race of the 2012 election season.


  • Muse

    P.G.'s Muse to challenge Cardin for Senate seat

    Maryland state Sen. C. Anthony Muse announced Thursday he will challenge U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin in the state Democratic primaries, giving the incumbent perhaps his most formidable opposition of this year's election cycle.


  • Cardin announces fundraising totals

    Maryland Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin is reporting he has raised more than $700,000 in the last three months.


  • ** FILE ** Russian President Dmitry Medvedev (Associated Press/Presidential Press Service)

    Tit for tat: Moscow lists U.S. officials to be barred

    Moscow is preparing a list of U.S. officials it will ban from Russia in retaliation for a White House policy to keep Russian human rights abusers out of the U.S.


  • ** FILE ** Maryland Delegate Patrick L. McDonough. (The Washington Times)

    Maryland Delegate McDonough to run for Congress

    Maryland Delegate Pat L. McDonough, a Baltimore County Republican who helped lead a successful petition drive against the state's Dream Act, announced Thursday he will run for Congress or Senate next year.


  • Boris Nemtsov

    Embassy Row

    An attack on a Russian opposition leader who testified before Congress last week has refocused attention on a bill to impose a U.S. travel ban on dozens of Russian officials suspected of complicity in the death of a Russian human rights lawyer in a Moscow prison last year.


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