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Richmond Students Say Kaine Confirmed Senate Run

Former Virginia governor and current Democratic National Committee Chair Tim Kaine hasn't made an official announcement about a run for U.S. Senate, but students at the University of Richmond are say they have the inside scoop on his intentions.

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Power Breakfast: Lobbying And Its Lack Of Transparency

From Capitol News Connection:

There's no shortage of suggestions, ideas and entreaties to fix Washington's lobbying system.

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Maryland Dream Act Awaits Senate Vote

The Maryland Senate could vote during a rare night session Monday on a bill that would allow illegal immigrants to pay in-state tuition rates at state colleges and universities.

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Report On Parks And Recreation Scandal Clears Fenty

A yearlong investigation into a contracting scandal in the District -- involving the administration of former Mayor Adrian Fenty -- has found no wrongdoing.

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Bill For Federal Subway Standards Sponsored By Local Senators

Some lawmakers from Maryland and Virginia are introducing a bill in Congress to establish federal standards for subway systems, including D.C.'s Metro. This isn't the first time such a bill has been considered.

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Maryland State Workers Rally Over Health Care, Pensions

Thousands of state workers are marching on the Maryland State House for a rally they're calling "Enough is Enough: Keep the Promise." They're protesting plans that include raising their health care costs by 10 percent and making them wait longer before they can qualify for retirement benefits.

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