| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and the ruling Democrats in Annapolis worked hard to draw a new congressional map that could force a Western Maryland Republican from office. But the result is such a contorted tangle of districts that even some Democrats have...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 2:42 PM
At a recent voters forum at Harford Community College, candidates running for the two House of Representatives districts into which the county is divided had the opportunity make their cases to local voters.
A cast of characters showed up, but neither...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:42 AM
As one of the 78 percent of Americans who has had enough of gridlock, I would suggest to all who vote, to vote for Dutch Ruppersberger for Congress. President Obama will be re-elected.
He will need support to pass legislation that he will...
| Oct 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Maryland's congressional maps are a product of the politicians, for the politicians, by the politicians. They were born of the two competing desires of the state's Democratic Party bosses: to give incumbent Democrats the precincts they want to make...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 2:05 PM
The Presidential Election is drawing near for voters in Harford and Cecil counties, with early voting starting around the state Saturday in advance of Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 6.
While the Barack Obama – Mitt Romney race for President is the...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:36 AM
Wanted: Flexible schedules and telecommuting options for congressional staffers who frequently work more than 40 hours per week and seek a better balance between their work and personal lives.
After interviewing more than 1,400 U.S. House and Senate...
| Aug 30, 2012
It was with great interest that I read your article about Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger's office helping people facing foreclosure ("Help comes during foreclosure," Aug. 26).
I wonder how many of those facing foreclosure fell behind due to extremely high...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 5:57 PM
— For three days, they hobnobbed with Republican stars, were pursued by reporters, cast ballots for their party's presidential nominee and generally had a taste of life at the center of the political universe.
Today, Maryland's delegation to the...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:57 AM
Hurricane Sandy's howling winds and torrential rains walloped Maryland late Monday and early Tuesday, cutting electricity to more than 300,000 utility customers and disrupting life for millions from Ocean City to the suddenly snowy mountains of Garrett...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:06 PM
With just two days left until polls open on Election Day, all sides of Maryland's fiercely contested ballot questions are turning to their final task: getting their supporters into the voting booth.
To accomplish that goal, the campaigns have recruited...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:01 PM
Despite well-known challengers and widespread dissatisfaction with Washington, most of Maryland's incumbents in the House of Representatives appear to be cruising to re-election — a result of convoluted congressional districts and large Democratic...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 7:44 PM
If early voting numbers are any indication, the polls will be packed Tuesday on Election Day.
By late Thursday afternoon, an estimated 6 percent of Harford's eligible voters had cast their ballot, leaving plenty of others left to vote on Election Day....