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  • The year ahead in Maryland politics: Gay marriage, a referendum, taxes and congressional races

    The year ahead in Maryland politics: Gay marriage, a referendum, taxes and congressional races
    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...
  • Mikulski endorses Edwards

    Mikulski endorses Edwards
    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...
  • Bartlett campaign shows signs of life

    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...
  • Ivey withdraws from 4th Congressional District primary race

     Ivey withdraws from 4th Congressional District primary race
    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...
  • Garagiola releases tax returns, challenges others to follow

    Garagiola releases tax returns, challenges others to follow
    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...
  • House approves debt ceiling deal

    House approves debt ceiling deal
    The House of Representatives approved a bipartisan deal to raise the nation's debt ceiling Monday in a vote that splintered the Democratic and Republican members of Maryland's congressional delegation and pushed the months-long battle toward a climax in...
  • Debt vote tough call for Md. lawmakers

    — Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin rarely embraces drama, but as the denouement of the debt ceiling debate played out Tuesday, the Maryland Democrat became something of a mystery — undecided up until the very last minute on how he would vote. Cardin,...
  • Federal payroll deal passes, Maryland delegation split

    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...
  • Sarbanes, Edwards say jobs bill hurts transparency

    Two Maryland Democrats who opposed a jobs bill that won House approval this week said Friday they voted against the measure because it would roll back regulations intended to protect investors, including those created under the landmark and...
  • As gasoline prices rise, Obama takes aim at alternative-energy critics

    As gasoline prices rise, Obama takes aim at alternative-energy critics
    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...
  • Edwards endorses Delaney

    Rep. Donna F. Edwards, a Prince George's County Democrat, endorsed John Delaney in Maryland's 6th Congressional District race on Thursday. Edwards, who captured her seat in 2008 after beating former Rep. Albert Wynn in a Democratic primary, is an...
  • Edwards under fire from labor for Delaney endorsement

    A major statewide union has threatened to reassess its support of Rep. Donna F. Edwards after the Prince George's County Democrat endorsed John Delaney in Maryland's 6th District race on Thursday instead of the candidate backed by Maryland's largest labor...