| Mar 15, 2012
| 4:35 PM
With rising oil prices creating a drag on the economy and his re-election effort, President Barack Obama mocked Republican critics of his alternative-energy policy Thursday, comparing them to the "cynics and naysayers" who didn't believe the Earth was...
| Mar 29, 2012
| 7:36 AM
Cecil County voters, who did not take part in early voting, set to end Thursday, will get their chance to make their voices heard on the regular primary election day on Tuesday, April 3, from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
This year is the first voting for offices...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Despite high-profile races — including a Republican presidential contest that brought the candidates swinging through the state and a nationally significant House race in Western Maryland — elections officials predict that turnout could fall...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 6:11 PM
Candidates in Maryland's competitive political contests fanned out across the state for a final weekend of handshaking ahead of Tuesday's primary, hoping to gin up interest in an election that has largely failed to capture voters' attention.
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:16 PM
A wealthy Potomac businessman whose very candidacy challenged state Democratic leaders won a hotly contested congressional primary in Western Maryland on Tuesday, setting up a battle for the seat in November that will help decide control of the House of...
| Oct 18, 2011
| 5:06 PM
Maryland's House of Delegates is poised to give final approval Wednesday to Gov. Martin O'Malley's plan to redraw the state's eight congressional districts, but not before lawmakers engage in a final showdown over the controversial map.
| Oct 19, 2011
| 2:42 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's congressional redistricting plan sailed through the House of Delegates Wednesday on a 91 to 46 vote, with only five Democrats voting against the governor.
The measure requires another vote in the Senate because of technical changes...
| Nov 6, 2011
| 2:41 PM
U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin kicked off his re-election campaign Sunday, promising several hundred supporters that he'd fight for better schools, more jobs, a cleaner environment and access to health care.
"It's not about this election. It's about the...