| Aug 11, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Mitt Romney said he wanted to select a vice presidential candidate who had a vision for America, and that he did. In fact, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan likely beats out his prospective boss in the vision department, having provided the most concrete and...
| Oct 26, 2012
Inevitably, in all the tributes to former Sen. George McGovern upon his death at 90, his landslide defeat in the 1972 presidential election at the hands of Richard Nixon shared top billing with his fights against America's misguided wars in Vietnam and...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:41 PM
OCEAN CITY – Potential candidates for governor in 2014 flocked here this week to raise cash, mingle with other elected officials and line up support for their likely campaigns.
On the Democratic side, at least five potential contenders for the...
| Apr 20, 2012
Although Mitt Romneyis now on the brink of nomination as the 2012 Republican presidential standard-bearer, the question remains as to why so much doubt lingers about him. A central concern seems to be that he's just too rich to understand the problems...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 3:25 PM
Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot, considered one of the leading prospective Democratic candidates for governor in 2014, said Tuesday that he will instead seek a third term in his current post.
In an interview, Franchot, 65, said he made his decision...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 4:29 PM
The Republican Central Committee of Harford County recently elected Derek J. Howell as its chairman and Teresa Reilly as its vice-chairman.
Gregory Johnson and Sharon Price were unanimously re-elected as Secretary and Treasurer, respectively. Voting took...
| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Much ink has been spilled in recent weeks criticizing the Republican Party and its failed presidential candidate for a lack of compassion and obvious antipathy toward "47 percent" of the electorate (if not a bit more), so it was reassuring to see two of...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 9:51 PM
It might have been a much more tense conversation: Carrie confronts Mike about his continued meddling in the CIA’s terror investigation. She knows all about where he’s been snooping. She even knows about the affair with his best friend’s...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:45 AM
At the mayoral candidates forum last night at Coppin State, political hopefuls discussed serious topics, such as taxes and the economy.
But early in the night, one candidate made a series of seemingly bizarre statements. Baltimore City Circuit Court...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 8:44 AM
With Maryland's presidential primary only nine months off, Howard County Democrats are organizing at basic levels, contacting newly registered Democrats, building their base of core neighborhood organizers and volunteers, secure in knowing they have...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:20 PM
The Roosevelt Recreation Center on Aug. 23 looked like a voting precinct on Election Day.
Although the Democratic and Republican primaries aren't until Sept. 13 and Roosevelt isn't a voting place, it was the center of attention — and campaign signs...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
As unemployment continues to dominate the nation's political consciousness, the Republican presidential candidates continue to think and talk about tax reform. It's clear evidence that their primary focus is winning the GOP presidential nomination...