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  • Veteran Sen. Cardin defeats two challengers

    U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin won a second term Tuesday despite a spirited and well-funded campaign from one opponent and a multimillion-dollar advertising blitz from another. A known commodity in Maryland politics for more than 40 years, Cardin, a Democrat,...
  • Romney and the GOP construct an alternate reality

    Romney and the GOP construct an alternate reality
    "We're not going to let our campaign be dictated by fact-checkers," says Neil Newhouse, a Romney pollster. A half-dozen fact-checking organizations and websites have refuted Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan's claims that President Obama removed the work...
  • Maryland black voters angry, but still back Obama

    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...
  • Van Hollen calls donor disclosure ruling 'blow against transparency'

    Van Hollen calls donor disclosure ruling 'blow against transparency'
    Rep. Chris Van Hollen called a federal court ruling allowing tax-exempt groups to conceal the identies of their donors “a blow against transparency in the funding of political campaigns.” The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia...
  • Bartlett aide admits he erred by not disavowing his own candidacy

    The chair of the Maryland Republican Party admits he erred by not disavowing his congressional campaign before he started working part-time for Rep. Roscoe Bartlett in June. Alex Mooney began raising money last year for a 2012 bid for Maryland's Sixth...
  • Democrats file complaint against Mooney

    Democrats file complaint against Mooney
    The Maryland Democratic Party asked the Office of Congressional Ethics on Tuesday to open an investigation into U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett and Maryland Republican Party Chairman Alex Mooney over Mooney's dual role as a candidate and a congressional staffer...
  • O'Malley's federal PAC takes small end-of-year haul

    O'Malley's federal PAC takes small end-of-year haul
    Talk of Gov. Martin O'Malley's presidential ambitions for 2016 is plentiful. But, at this early stage, donors are not. With three years to go before the first primaries and uncertainty about whether outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will...
  • BP is not a criminal -- but its executives might be

    BP is not a criminal -- but its executives might be
    The Justice Department has entered into the largest criminal settlement in U.S. history with the giant oil company BP, in connection with the 2010 disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people and caused the worst oil spill in American history....
  • Bongino to report largest fundraising quarter to date

    WASHINGTON -- Maryland GOP Senate candidate Daniel Bongino will report raising at least $650,000 for his campaign since July, a significantly larger haul than he has had in any quarter since announcing his candidacy last year.    Bongino, who is...
  • Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS

    Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS
    There are big political contributors, and then there are BIG contributors. Count Baltimore trial lawyer and Orioles owner Peter Angelos among the latter. Angelos has donated at least $1.22 million, mostly to super PACs backing Democrats, according to the...
  • Delaney continues to outpace Bartlett in fundraising

    Delaney continues to outpace Bartlett in fundraising
    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...
  • Mikulski campaign account boosted by chairmanship

    Mikulski campaign account boosted by chairmanship
    In addition to having a hand on the nation's checkbook, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski is reaping a political reward from her new assignment as chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee: a significant increase in campaign cash. The Maryland Democrat, who...