| Oct 27, 2012
| 8:43 PM
As the Nov. 6 election nears, likely Maryland voters are evenly divided on whether to make same-sex marriage legal in the state after opposition has grown in recent weeks, according to a new opinion poll conducted for The Baltimore Sun.
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:49 AM
The campaigns to support and oppose same-sex marriage in Maryland have this in common: Both have nearly emptied their coffers.
The Maryland Marriage Alliance, which opposes same-sex marriage, had $95,000 left in its bank account for the final stretch...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:04 PM
After the most expensive political campaign in Maryland's history, proponents of a plan to expand the reach and variety of casino gambling in Maryland won a narrow victory.
The measure would allow Maryland casinos to offer table games such as blackjack...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 2:22 PM
On a day when campaigning over gambling expansion was otherwise muted by storm cleanup, proponents of a new casino in Prince George's County flaunted the endorsements of police and fire unions and the state NAACP and pointed to their support in a...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 2:53 PM
Spending in the mammoth media battle over a proposed expansion of gambling in Maryland is approaching $70 million and is poised to exceed the totals for the last three gubernatorial contests -- combined -- before Election Day.
New figures reported by the...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 5:59 PM
Voters in Maryland's 6th Congressional District have been hearing a familiar Arkansas drawl on the phone this week: It's Bill Clinton calling, letting them know he thinks the world of Democratic candidate John Delaney.
All over the state, Marylanders...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:24 PM
Two companies trying to win approval of a Prince George's County casino have turned over almost $1 million to former County Executive Wayne K. Curry to run a "grass-roots" operation to deliver votes for Question 7 on Election Day.
The Peterson Cos.,...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 4:00 AM
NATIONAL HARBOR - Potomac Gourmet Market sits just a block away from MGM Resorts International's new visitor center at National Harbor.
It is one of dozens of local businesses that may be affected by the outcome of Question 7, the Maryland ballot item...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Republican state Sen. Nancy Jacobs, running a long-shot campaign to oust Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, stood in a cold wind along York Road waving a big purple sign along with a dozen supporters.
Money is scarce. There's been little help from her party in...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 6:31 AM
ANNAPOLIS —Former Prince George's County Councilman Thomas Dernoga, a Laurel resident, filed a lawsuit Friday challenging the constitutionality of the expanded gambling referendum.
If successful, the lawsuit could nullify the results of Question...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 7:23 AM
The spending spree surrounding the battle over expanded gambling in Maryland continued to escalate in the final days before Tuesday's election -- with the two sides reporting spending more than $87 million in their efforts to sway voters.
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Penn National Gaming, dealt a blow by Maryland voters' approval of a Prince George's County casino Tuesday, signaled that it would not give up its fight and would turn to the courts.
Kevin McLaughlin, spokesman for the ballot committee set up by Penn...