Sen. Mark Kirk says the real driving force behind the gun deal that was hatched by bipartisan work was booze and boat retreats.
After back-to-back drubbings in presidential elections, the Grand Old Party is deep in contemplation — navel-gazing, really — over what went wrong and, more, what to do about what went wrong.
Here's a recap, or wrap, on the week that was from The Washington Times.
Former Penn State and Pittsburgh Steelers running back Franco Harris recently hosted "Upon Further Review: Penn State One Year Later," a public forum that provided a critical look at the Sandusky investigation, former FBI Director Louis Freeh's scathing report on the scandal, NCAA sanctions against Penn State’s football program and media coverage of the story.
Maryland Live became a 24-hour casino at 8 a.m. Thursday. Gone are the days of shutting its doors at 2 a.m. during the week, or 4 a.m. on a Saturday night.
Maryland once said it would only have slots in racetracks.. But that was before the existing slots casinos were approved by voters four years ago. It was even longer before Question 7 was passed last month, allowing table games at the five existing casinos and adding a sixth location at National Harbor in Prince George’s County.
With casino approvals expanding down the East Coast into the mid-Atlantic, two jurisdictions remain resistant to their financial allure — the District and Virginia — and that's not likely to change anytime soon.
After running at the New York Theatre Workshop earlier this year to acclaimed reviews, the one-man show of 'An Iliad' opens at Washington's Studio Theatre on Friday.
I'm a California native. I was born and raised there, went to college there, got married there and had my first child there. My grandparents are buried there, and the rest of my family still lives there, however, I moved to Maryland in 1994 because the business environment and the economy in general were better here.