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By Jean Marbella and John Fritze, The Baltimore Sun Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger picked up his phone Saturday and found himself in a conversation right out of a spy novel. The line was not secure, so CIA Director Leon Panetta chose his words carefully “You know that other thing we know about?” Ruppersberger recalled Panetta […]

By Peter Hermann, Baltimore Sun Staff Writer Baltimore officials announced this morning a grant to fight “bad guys with guns,” the city police commissioner’s central crime fighting strategy. The Sun’s Julie Scharper covered the event and will have an update. Meanwhile, here is the statement from the mayor:Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Police Commissioner Frederick H. […]

The Aegis Newspaper Editorial This general election there are again three races for U.S. House of Representatives that affect voters in Harford County. In the Second District, roughly the lower third of the county along the I-95/40 corridor, we recommend re-election of incumbent Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, the Democrat, over Republican Marcello Cardarelli. In the Sixth […]

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger has won the Democratic nomination for a fifth term representing Maryland’s 2nd Congressional District. Five candidates are seeking the Republican nomination for the seat representing parts of Harford and Baltimore counties. The leader in campaign fundraising was Marcelo Cardarelli, a Brooklandville physician whose supporters include former Republican gubernatorial […]

By ALLISON BOURG, Staff WriterCapital Gazette Communications Three Democratic candidates, including one from Anne Arundel County, are fighting to knock off a well-known and well-financed congressman in the 2nd District in next week’s primary election. Jeffrey Morris, an accountant from Pasadena, is one of nine candidates from across the meandering district hoping to unseat U.S. […]

By: Sherrie Johnson, WMAR TV TIMONIUM, MD – Some small businesses could receive a little help. Congressman Dutch Ruppersberger is hosting a workshop on Tuesday in Timonium. The goal is to help small businesses in a tough economy. The theme of the workshop is “77 Time-Tested Proven Secrets for Getting Back on Track.” The workshop […]

By Matthew Hay BrownBaltimore Sun Staff Writer Language introduced by Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger to require the Navy to conduct a cost-benefit analysis before moving the hospital ship U.S.N.S. Comfort out of Baltimore has moved out of committee. The requirement, which came in the form of an amendment to miltary construction legislation, was accepted late […]

Researched Funded By $100,000 Federal Grant POSTED: 7:22 pm EDT July 19, 2010WBAL TV BALTIMORE — The bottom of the Chesapeake Bay food chain is the focus of a new federally funded study. On Monday, Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger issued a $100,000 check to the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science to help researchers learn […]

We Must Do More to Protect Government Agency Computers and Private Networks An Op-Ed by Congressman C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger in the Baltimore Sun A war broke out in November 2008 — not on the battlefield, but in 7 million computers across the world. The soldiers are computer geeks armed with state-of-the-art codes to eliminate the […]

May 20, 2010By Emily YehleRoll Call Staff Members and staffers have long complained about the price of food in the House cafeterias, but newly enacted discounts appear to be appeasing their concerns. This week, House Chief Administrative Officer Dan Beard announced two new programs to cut food costs: “Red Tag” deals and “meal deals.” The […]