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  • Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor

    Brown, Hogan win primaries for Maryland governor
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown claimed victory in the Democratic nomination for governor Tuesday after early returns suggested a landslide win. "It's about where we're going. It's about what next," Brown said in a victory speech as he led with three times as...
  • Early voting ends today

    Early voting ends today
    The primary campaign for governor officially ends next week, but today is the last day voters can skip lines at the polls and cast a ballot early. More than 60 voting centers across the state will be open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. today.   So far,...
  • Brown steers careful course in bid for governor

    Brown steers careful course in bid for governor
    Last in a series of profiles of gubernatorial candidates. As Anthony G. Brown runs for governor, he often appears to be walking a political tightrope. If the lieutenant governor tips too far in the direction of independence, he risks looking...
  • Hogan slams U.S. decision on Washington Redskins trademark

    Hogan slams U.S. decision on Washington Redskins trademark
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan condemned a federal agency's decision Wednesday to cancel several trademarks of Washington's National Football League team on the basis that the nickname Redskins is offensive to native Americans. Hogan...
  • Ulman clears first hurdle to State House

    Ulman clears first hurdle to State House
    Howard County Executive Ken Ulman cleared the first hurdle to the State House on Tuesday night, June 24, as he and gubernatorial running mate Anthony Brown clinched the Democratic nomination with about 50 percent of the vote, according to unofficial...
  • A closer look at Stewart's campaign numbers

    A closer look at Stewart's campaign numbers
    With $55,218.33 raised between Jan. 8 and June 8, Nick Stewart, of Arbutus, a commercial litigation lawyer at the Saul Ewing law firm in Baltimore and a former speechwriter for Gov. Martin O'Malley, leads the crowded field of candidates running for one of...
  • A student's endorsement of Anthony Brown [Letter]

    A student's endorsement of Anthony Brown [Letter]
    As a recent high school graduate preparing to cast his first vote, I have been pondering whom I will support in this year's gubernatorial election. The governor is the state's highest ranking official and has a broad range of powers. Based on the powers...
  • Baltimore's fading clout [Editorial]

    Baltimore's fading clout  [Editorial]
    Twelve years ago, when the General Assembly was debating the enactment of the Thornton school funding formula that has done so much to support the advances of Baltimore's schools in recent years, the city's delegation in Annapolis included 10 senators and...
  • In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches

    In Howard's newest district, choices on both sides as primary approaches
    Howard County's newest district is also one of its more interesting state-level races. District 9B, formerly located in Carroll County, was redrawn in 2012 and now almost exclusively represents Ellicott City voters. The district was carved mostly...
  • Howard County Times' picks for the governor's race in the primary election [Endorsements]

    Howard County Times' picks for the governor's race in the primary election [Endorsements]
    While the field of candidates in many state and local races is thin, there is no shortage of people running to replace Gov. Martin O'Malley, who isn't eligible to run for re-election. Six Democrats and four Republicans are angling for the state chief...
  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • Obama taps Colvin to lead Social Security

    Obama taps Colvin to lead Social Security
    President Barack Obama named a veteran federal official from Maryland to lead the Social Security Administration on Friday, more than a year after the previous director left the critical post. Carolyn W. Colvin, 72, an Arnold native who has served as...