| Mar 29, 2012
| 3:01 AM
Updated: With quotes from Garagioa and O'Malley.
The state's top Democrat will weigh into one of the most competitive primary election in Maryland on Thursday.
Gov.Martin O'Malleywill back state Sen. Rob Garagiola in his bid to capture the nomination...
| 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...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 5:23 AM
When David Murray narrowly lost the District 1Prince George's CountyBoard of Education race to incumbent Rosalind Johnson in 2010, he didn't give up hopes of holding the seat.
In the months since his 998-vote defeat, Murray, a 20-year-old Bowie...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Maryland's governor won't be on the ballot, and the state is highly unlikely to play much of a role in the presidential election. But 2012 is nonetheless shaping up to be a riveting year in Maryland politics. Here are four major stories to watch in the...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 10:08 AM
The dean of Maryland's congressional delegation, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, endorsed Rep. Donna Edwards for reelection on Thursday, the first high-profile endorsement in a primary race that, so far, has mostly taken place behind the scenes.
"She is part...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Despite months of speculation that he would retire, Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett is instead gearing up for a tough re-election campaign that will be among the most closely watched in the nation.
Bartlett, the 85-year-old incumbent who is seeking an...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:51 PM
WASHINGTON —The road to re-election for Rep. Donna Edwards cleared Wednesday with the withdrawal of Glenn Ivey, her chief rival in the 4th Congressional District Democratic primary.
Ivey, the former Prince George's County state's attorney, said...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 12:38 PM
Updated with reaction from Delaney campaign.
State Sen. Rob Garagiola, a Democrat running for Congress in Maryland’s 6th District, released a decade’s worth of federal income tax returns Thursday and challenged other candidates in the race...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 3:03 PM
As he campaigned in the most closely watched congressional race in Maryland, state Sen. Rob Garagiola had an advantage his fellow Democratic candidates envied: the support of the politically powerful labor movement.
More than a stamp of approval,...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 9:51 AM
Eight of Maryland’s 10 members of Congress voted against a bi-partisan plan Friday to extend a national payroll tax holiday – including two who were instrumental in crafting the deal – citing concern over how the measure would affect...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 7:20 PM
Here is a more complete picture of fundraising for House races in Maryland for the final quarter of 2011, based on reports that were due to the Federal Election Commission at midnight Tuesday. As The Sun reported Wednesday, Democrat Rob Garagiola is...
| Jan 18, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Maryland’s competitive congressional election for Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett’s district has made a list of 36 races the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Wednesday it intends to target in the hopes of clawing back...