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  • Republicans see opportunity in Dundalk area council race

    When voters in eastern Baltimore County go to the polls in November, the ballot will be missing a familiar name: John Olszewski Sr., a Dundalk Democrat who has served nearly 16 years on the County Council. When Olszewski announced he would not seek a...
  • Hogan offers economic opportunity [Letter]

    Hogan offers economic opportunity [Letter]
    Recently, the Maryland Republican Party released a poll that showed Larry Hogan trailing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown by only 3 points statewide in the race for governor. In the same week, Mr. Brown and his campaign launched an attack ad on Mr. Hogan in an...
  • Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states

    Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states
    The State Board of Elections has alerted the Office of the State Prosecutor to a report that 164 people voted in both Maryland and Virginia in the November 2012 presidential election, in violation of the law. Election officials confirmed Thursday that...
  • Democrats' site criticizes Kittleman's record on education, other topics

    Democrats' site criticizes Kittleman's record on education, other topics
    Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly identified a positive statement made by former Maryland Superintendent of Schools Nancy Grasmick. While Kittleman's campaign literature quotes Grasmick as saying the state senator "has made...
  • Neverdon to judge: city elections workers 'messed up' in rejecting signatures

    Neverdon to judge: city elections workers 'messed up' in rejecting signatures
    A veteran defense attorney running an independent campaign for Baltimore state's attorney argued in Circuit Court Friday that city election workers "messed up" when they ruled he did not have enough signatures to appear on the November ballot.  "Just...
  • Brown, Hogan agree to second debate

    Brown, Hogan agree to second debate
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan have agreed to a second televised debate in the race for Maryland governor.  The Oct. 13 event, co-hosted by three Washington-area media organizations, will be less than a week after the pair face off...
  • Women's Equality Day: A call to action [Commentary]

    On Aug. 26, 1920, Congress certified passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all women citizens the right to vote. The jubilant day — since proclaimed "Women's Equality Day" — climaxed a long persistent half-...
  • Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe

    Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe
    Federal auditors looking into Maryland's flawed health insurance exchange are subpoenaing documents as part of their probe and have sought information from the lead contractor hired by the state to build the site. North Dakota-based Noridian Healthcare...
  • Harford government's auditor urges vote for charter amendment expanding her powers

    Harford government's auditor urges vote for charter amendment expanding her powers
    The Harford County government's auditor says she supports a charter amendment on the November general election ballot that would expand her office's powers and she is asking the public to vote for it. If approved, the amendment would allow the auditor's...
  • Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]

    Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]
    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr's. commentary suggesting that Jews should reconsider their long-standing support of Democratic presidential candidates requires a response ("The GOP supports Israel more than Dems," Aug. 24). Mr. Ehrlich rightly points out...
  • Primary campaigns cost almost $25 million

    Primary campaigns cost almost $25 million
    Candidates for governor in Maryland's June primary spent a record of almost $25 million — paying roughly $35 for every voter who showed up at the polls. Campaign finance reports filed with the State Board of Elections this week show that the...
  • Keiffer Mitchell says he won't seek to replace Cole on City Council

    Keiffer Mitchell says he won't seek to replace Cole on City Council
    Ending weeks of speculation, state Del. Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr. said Monday he will not seek to replace City Councilman William H. Cole IV, who is leaving the council to run Baltimore's economic development corporation.  "As a former member of the...