By Rand Paul
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National Harbor is a multi-use waterfront development on the shores of the Potomac River in Prince George's County, Maryland just south of Washington, D.C. near the Woodrow Wilson Bridge. It is being built by the Peterson Companies. The project is expected to cost over $2 billion. In addition to the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center, which opened on April 1, 2008, National Harbor will contain five new hotels, waterfront condos, offices, retail stores, nightspots, a marina, and a new location for the National Children's Museum. - Source: Wikipedia
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.
Table games and a sixth casino are coming to Maryland.
Not many homeowners can boast about being able to kayak to Old Town Alexandria or ride bikes to National Harbor from their homes. But residents of a five-bedroom, four-bath Colonial in Fort Washington's Waterside community can do this and much more in a spacious home that features views of the Potomac River.
The fight to defeat this fall's referendum on table games and casino expansion could start in Prince George's County, where socially conservative groups and some lawmakers argue a county casino will hurt local residents and benefit only wealthy developers.
Democratic House of Delegates leaders spent hours at a time Monday huddled in closed-door meetings working to finalize changes to a bill to expand gambling in the state, ending the day with little progress toward legislation that could get enough votes to pass the body.
First there was a new casino and table games, then came "inherently dangerous" dogs, and now Maryland's transportation system has joined the growing list of legislative issues state lawmakers are hoping get onto the special-session agenda next week.
Maryland legislators will be cutting their summer vacations short after Gov. Martin O'Malley announced a special session for Aug. 9 to address gambling questions left unanswered in the spring.