| Oct 22, 2011
| 1:50 PM
With a bit of math and a few clicks of a mouse, state Democrats transformed a once-sleepy congressional district in Western Maryland last week into one of the most closely watched political battlegrounds in the nation.
Hours after Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 4:15 PM
Former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn F. Ivey filed the paperwork Thursday required to challenge incumbent Rep. Donna F. Edwards, setting up what is likely to be one of Maryland's most competitive Democratic primaries next year.
| Nov 6, 2011
| 2:41 PM
U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin kicked off his re-election campaign Sunday, promising several hundred supporters that he'd fight for better schools, more jobs, a cleaner environment and access to health care.
"It's not about this election. It's about the...
| Nov 16, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Despite what the Supreme Court and Mitt Romney say, corporations aren't people. (I'll believe they are when Georgia and Texas start executing them.)
The Supreme Court has ruled that corporations should be treated no differently than people who have...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 6:06 AM
Anne Arundel County could play a pivotal role in the newly aligned 4th Congressional District race, even though no candidate from there has officially entered the race.
So far, the match looks to be between incumbent Rep. Donna Edwards, a Democrat...
| Dec 1, 2011
| 4:57 PM
You can text FOOD to give money to UNICEF or text AFRICA to support the International Rescue Committee. Soon you'll be able to contribute via text to a Maryland politician, state officials say.
Regulations to allow campaign contributions by text...
| Sep 27, 2011
| 4:21 PM
A Baltimore developer has paid a $55,000 fine to settle a case in which the Federal Election Commission found the company used corporate funds to make campaign contributions in the names of company executives during the 2006 election cycle.
| Dec 13, 2011
| 3:00 AM
Barely three weeks from now, on Jan. 3, Republicans will start the quest for their 2012 presidential nominee in Iowa's precinct caucuses. Already the winnowing process among the candidates has begun, with the "suspension" of Herman Cain's ill-fated...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:00 PM
State Sen. Rob Garagiola will report raising $330,000 for his Democratic bid for Congress, a campaign official said Tuesday -- a haul that is twice as large as what Republican incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett is expected to report bringing in over the...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Former Prince George's County prosecutor Glenn Ivey is pulling out of the race for Maryland's 4th Congressional District.
Ivey had announced in November that he expected to challenge Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards in the newly drawn 4th District, which...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:51 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 4:48 PM
Rep. John P. Sarbanes, a third-term Democrat who faces little opposition for re-election in 2012, raised more campaign cash than any other Baltimore-area member of Congress in the past three months, campaign finance reports made public over the weekend...