The candidates running for Maryland's two open House seats have operated mostly out of view so far, building campaigns and raising money in the shadow of the state's high-profile race for Senate.
That's about to change.
As they turn toward the post-holiday stretch, when more voters will begin tuning in, several top candidates in Maryland's 4th and 8th Congressional Districts are preparing to ramp up their advertising and presence on the trail.
The shift represents not only a natural course adjustment as the April 26 primary election nears, but also a recognition that the upcoming session of the General Assembly will have implications for both races. At least five state...