| Sep 5, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Maryland's black communities overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama's historic rise to the presidency four years ago, but this time around, his support for same-sex marriage and the nation's continuing high unemployment are tempering African-American...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 8:01 PM
Incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett -- in the fight of his political career to keep his seat in Maryland's 6th Congressional District -- raised less money over the past three months than he did in the previous quarter, campaign finance reports filed with...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 3:00 AM
JP Morgan, BP, Walmart, and the multibillionaire Koch brothers have just launched a TV advertisement blasting President Obama for the national debt.
Actually, I don't know who's behind the ad because there's no way to know. And that's a big problem.
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:00 AM
At the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters, an act that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, the chief lesson seems hopelessly lost.
The lesson was this: Of all the...
| Jun 24, 2012
| 7:18 PM
— Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, the Western Maryland Republican who faces a re-election battle this fall, has repeatedly filed incomplete and inaccurate campaign finance reports, and was fined $5,000 this year by the Federal Election Commission,...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 4:10 AM
The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be partly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 87. There is a 60 percent chance of precipitation. Monday night is expected to start cloudy and then gradually become clear, with a...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 5:00 AM
It has been two years since the Supreme Court issued its decision in the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, and we are only now just beginning to see how its overturning of a century of campaign finance law is distorting the electoral...
| Jan 23, 2012
| 5:23 PM
Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. used $168,000 of leftover campaign funds to pay for defense attorneys for Paul Schurick, his longtime aide who was convicted on charges of electoral fraud rising out of Ehrlich's failed run against Gov. Martin O'Malley in...
| Jan 30, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Democratic House candidate John Delaney, who had been exploring a run for Maryland’s 6th District since mid-November but who officially entered the race this month, will report spending $118,000 of his own money on the race so far, his campaign said...
| Feb 1, 2012
President Barack Obama believes government has a vital role in creating good jobs in America. Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrichsay American business will create good jobs here if their taxes are lowered and regulations eased.
The facts are on the president's...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Democratic challenger John Delaney outraised longtime Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett by a six-to-one margin in the first half of October, and had more cash on hand going into the final weeks of the campaign, according to finance reports released...