A newly-appointed board member of the Children & Youth Investment Trust has ties to Jeffrey Thompson, one of D.C.'s most prolific political donors who is under federal investigation related to campaign contributions.
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley was pointedly silent on the question of a special session of the General Assembly, after a late night legislative session failed to produce a budget agreement for the state.
Several Congressional committees are poised to tackle to the scandal surrounding the lavish GSA conference held in Las Vegas in 2010, but as The Hill's Alex Bolton explains, it's unlikely that any legislation will come of the controversy.
A bill that would have required Maryland utilities to get a certain amount of their power from offshore wind died in committee, scuttling a big push by Democrats to expand renewable power in the state.
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