| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan's decision to accept public campaign financing for the general election is both good and bad for democracy in Maryland. It's good in that it validates the notion that our prospective leaders can and should...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 2:20 PM
David R. Craig marked the start of his 10th year as Harford County executive on Tuesday, adding to his record length of service in Harford's top elected post.
On July 8, 2005, Craig held his first cabinet meeting in the morning of his first full day...
| Jul 3, 2014
| 1:47 PM
Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Wednesday proposed three debates with Republican nominee Larry Hogan, along with a separate debate among their running mates in the race for governor.
Such political negotiations typically take place between...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 2:37 PM
Within hours of the Supreme Court's decision last week that closely-held corporations could deny coverage for contraceptives through their employees' health insurance policies if doing so violated the owners' religious convictions, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 10:45 AM
I was somewhat confused by Dan Rodricks' column on the low turnout in last week's primary elections ("Excuses aside, Maryland voter turnout an embarrassment," June 25).
I mean, why is he shocked at the low voter turnout? Voter apathy is a direct...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 7:49 PM
Among the 80 percent of registered Republicans and Democrats who stayed away from Maryland's primary was Sally Staehle of Baltimore. She wrote me a letter to explain why she took a pass on voting this time around.
"I turned off to local politics when I...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown dwarfed the fundraising efforts of his rivals and raised substantially more cash than any other candidate running for governor, according to finance reports filed Friday.
Brown's campaign reported that it had raised $813,000 in...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:58 PM
Republican primary voters are blessed with the deepest field of candidates they've had for governor in a generation — four men who each bring compelling stories to their quests to replace Gov. Martin O'Malley. David Craig is the teacher turned...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Baltimore-area Republican voters, who have endured months of television ads for Democratic candidates for governor on local broadcast stations, will get to hear a pitch from one of their own when Larry Hogan goes on the air in the low-budget GOP primary....
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:10 AM
Republican Larry Hogan’s campaign for governor quietly removed from an online ad a controversial photo of his gubernatorial opponent Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown “Zaching” for the camera.
Hogan’s campaign acknowledged Saturday...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:13 PM
Maryland Republicans came together Thursday night to unite behind Larry Hogan's candidacy for governor as his defeated primary foes vowed at a unity rally to work for his election in November.
Harford County Executive David R. Craig, Charles County...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 6:30 AM
A partisan bickering match broke out in Maryland politics Wednesday over whether it’s outrageous or fair game to put a certain photo of Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman flexing their biceps into an attack ad....