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  • Some Marylanders question odd pairings in proposed new congressional map

    Jim Schillinger, a fourth-generation farmer from Severn, has occasionally tussled with politicians who don't understand the first thing about crop yields or the rising cost of fertilizer. When he tries to explain his concerns, it's as if they don't...
  • Murray tops Epps in school board primary, both advance to general

    Murray tops Epps in school board primary, both advance to general
    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...
  • House race a loss for labor, too

    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,...
  • Senate gives initial approval to O'Malley map

    Senate gives initial approval to O'Malley map
    Gov. Martin O'Malley's political redistricting plan earned a quick first stamp of approval from the Maryland Senate on Monday night despite a day full of objections from top Republicans — and a sitting Democratic congresswoman — who slammed...
  • Congressional redistricting set for final debate

    Congressional redistricting set for final debate
    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. Despite...
  • O'Malley's map easily wins House approval

    O'Malley's map easily wins House approval
    A new political map aimed at adding a seventh Democrat to the state's congressional delegation is expected to be sent to Gov. Martin O'Malley Thursday for his signature. The plan won approval in the Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday after five...
  • Redistricting moves Laurel to new congressional district

    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...
  • Leopold: Redistricting should bring disparate groups together

    While I regret the continued partition of Anne Arundel County into four separate congressional districts, I concur with Dan Rodricks' view that congressional redistricting across the country has helped create legislative gridlock and political segregation...
  • Report: Arundel councilman weighs run for Congress

    Anne Arundel County Councilman Jamie Benoit, a Democrat from Crownsville, is considering a run for Congress, according to a report on a local blog. Benoit, who is term-limited, would challenge Rep. Donna F. Edwards, a Democrat from Prince George's...
  • National Democrats rally in Maryland for 2012

    In the state's first large-scale campaign event of the 2012 election cycle, Maryland Democrats hosted their party's national leader Wednesday for a rally intended to energize voters and drum up support for President Barack Obama's re-election. The...
  • Arundel Council member Benoit, Prince George's State's Attorney Ivey considering entering House race in District 4

    The race for the 4th District seat held by U.S. Rep. Donna F. Edwards has grown increasingly crowded in recent days, as two possible Democratic candidates have said they are considering challenging the Prince George's Democrat in the primary. A...
  • Drug overdose: the quiet epidemic

    Drug overdose: the quiet epidemic
    For all the attention that violent crime gets in the media, the average American is much more likely to die from another largely preventable tragedy. Fatal drug overdoses have risen sharply in recent years. In Congress this month, Maryland Rep. Donna F....