| Apr 21, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has filed a lawsuit against oil company BP over investment losses following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, alleging that the state's pension fund lost millions after the company misled the public about...
| Apr 19, 2014
| 11:50 AM
The first negative advertisements in the Democratic primary campaign for governor hit airwaves this week, pushing a feisty political fight that's simmered for months into prime time.
Already, the race among Democrats for the governor's mansion is poised...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:32 AM
Maryland voters will head to the polls to pick the Democratic and Republican nominees for governor nine weeks from today, and the state of the race thus far is pretty depressing. Most of the oxygen in the contest is being sucked up by an unilluminating...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 12:58 PM
“Undecided” continues to hold a commanding lead in both the Democratic and Republican primary races for governor, according to a new poll released Wednesday by St. Mary’s College of Maryland.
The poll, an inaugural venture by the...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 2:31 PM
One of my goals, once upon a time, was to write one of those scholarly type articles that used to get reprinted and handed out to legions of college students in first level political science classes, forever immortalizing the obscure author in the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 8:55 PM
Candidates remain unopposed in three Harford County races after the Tuesday 9 p.m. deadline to file as a candidate for 2014 came and went.
Two incumbent county officeholders, Harford County Council District B Councilman Joe Woods and Register of Wills...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 4:58 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan said Monday that he will accept public financing in the GOP primary, becoming the second person seeking the office this year to participate in a system that had been dormant for almost two decades.
| Mar 11, 2014
| 6:44 AM
The Sun continues its 2014 Newsmaker Forum series with Harford County Executive David Craig, who is seeking the Republican nomination for governor. Mr. Craig will join in a conversation with Sun readers about issues in the upcoming the gubernatorial race,...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 6:49 PM
Republican Harford County Executive David R. Craig said that if elected governor, he would roll back Maryland's strict gun-control laws and push a sales tax exemption for goods manufactured in the state.
Craig identified at least six taxes he would like...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 8:01 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has staked out a sizable lead in the Democratic contest for governor, but the primary race is far from decided as many voters have yet to pick a candidate, according to a new opinion poll for The Baltimore Sun.
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:09 PM
As the 2014 campaign for governor heats up, candidates of both parties are making promises of bold new programs or deep tax cuts — in many cases giving vague and sometimes implausible explanations of how they will pay for them.
Whether they are...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 6:15 AM
On the page after your chilling profile of Columbia Mall killer Darion Marcus Aguilar, whose purchase and firing of a shotgun led to the tragic deaths of two young people, a story appears in which Republican gubernatorial candidate David R. Craig...