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  • Maryland's partisan 'Zaching' controversy

    Maryland's partisan 'Zaching' controversy
    A partisan bickering match broke out in Maryland politics Wednesday over whether it’s outrageous or fair game to put a certain photo of Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman flexing their biceps into an attack ad....
  • Primary voter turnout in Harford below 25 percent; a few races remain close

    Primary voter turnout in Harford below 25 percent; a few races remain close
    Harford County joined the rest of the state in having one of the most dismal voter turnouts in recent memory, with fewer than a quarter of the area's registered voters making it to the polls for Tuesday's primary election. Harford's election board...
  • New faces for Harford Democratic, Republican central committees

    New faces for Harford Democratic, Republican central committees
    A number of new faces will be on Harford County's Republican and Democratic central committees following Tuesday's primary election. Six of 10 members of the Democratic Central Committee are new in the wake of Tuesday's primary. The Democratic panel has...
  • Craig unfazed by loss in 'most contested' GOP governor's race

    Craig unfazed by loss in 'most contested' GOP governor's race
    After nine years as Harford County's top elected official, David Craig's bid for an even higher office has come to an end. The 65-year-old Craig, who is finishing up his final term as county executive, lost the Republican nomination for governor Tuesday...
  • Still no winner in Arundel council race as absentee counts begin

    Still no winner in Arundel council race as absentee counts begin
    After the first day of counting absentee ballots on Thursday, a winner had not yet been determined in a Republican primary race for the Anne Arundel County Council. At the close of the first absentee canvass, Michael Anthony Peroutka held a 16-vote...
  • Gahler wins GOP sheriff's race, will again face Bane in general election

    Gahler wins GOP sheriff's race, will again face Bane in general election
    Republican candidate Jeff Gahler, who is making his second run for Harford County sheriff, secured his party's nomination by a nearly two-thirds margin Tuesday. "We worked long and hard," Gahler said Thursday. "We think we have the right message and the...
  • Slutzky, Thornton win Harford council president nominations

    Slutzky, Thornton win Harford council president nominations
    Jim Thornton was way ahead in the Harford County Council race in the Democratic primary by early Tuesday night, while longtime councilman Dick Slutzky led comfortably in the Republican primary as the results trickled in throughout the night. Thornton, a...
  • Gansler absent as Brown praises Dem rivals at unity conference

    Gansler absent as Brown praises Dem rivals at unity conference
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown took the stage at a Democratic unity event Thursday night and planted a kiss squarely on his former political rival, Del. Heather Mizeur. It was, after all, a “kiss and make up” party to mend the wounds from the...
  • Peroutka victorious in Arundel council primary

    Peroutka victorious in Arundel council primary
    The tight Republican primary for a seat on the Anne Arundel County Council representing Severna Park and Broadneck has been settled, with Michael Anthony Peroutka claiming a 38-vote victory on Wednesday. Second-place finisher Maureen Carr-York...
  • Hogan accepts public financing

    Hogan accepts public financing
    Republican Larry Hogan will pay for his bid for governor with public financing, the first candidate to mount a state-wide general election bid on taxpayer dollars in two decades.  Hogan's campaign will receive a $2.6 million within the next few weeks to...
  • Republicans unite around Hogan candidacy

    Republicans unite around Hogan candidacy
    Maryland Republicans came together Thursday night to unite behind Larry Hogan's candidacy for governor as his defeated primary foes vowed at a unity rally to work for his election in November. Harford County Executive David R. Craig, Charles County...
  • Brown, Hogan offer two different paths, both leading nowhere [Letter]

    Brown, Hogan offer two different paths, both leading nowhere [Letter]
    So the primaries are over and a tiny fraction of the voters have chosen a retread of the O'Malley administration to run against a corporate Republican offering us the same old nostrums — tax cuts for businesses and the wealthy — that have...