| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:24 AM
If Maryland's 6th District election was a poker match, Democrat Milad Pooran would be all in.
The Jefferson physician, whose campaign for the Democratic nomination has largely operated in the shadow of two better-known opponents, announced today he...
| 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...
| 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...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 10:21 AM
A political action committee supporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will spend $464,000 on television advertising in Maryland, the first instance of a major third-party television buy in the state and the first ads supporting any...
| 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...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:45 PM
Democratic congressional candidate John Delaney outraised state Sen. Rob Garagiola by more than three-to-one and then loaned himself an additional $1.3 million this year, giving the Potomac banker a significant financial advantage in the competitive 6th...
| 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...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Three months ago, everyone assumed Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett would retire.
Now, with just days to go before Tuesday's primary, the 85-year-old former scientist is poised to capture the GOP nomination in Maryland's 6th District for the 11th time....
| 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...