| Oct 8, 2012
| 5:42 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley and the ruling Democrats in Annapolis worked hard to draw a new congressional map that could force a Western Maryland Republican from office. But the result is such a contorted tangle of districts that even some Democrats have...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 5:52 PM
Sixteen years after U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer voted to define marriage as a union between a man and a woman, the No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives has disavowed that view and is pushing to uphold Maryland's new same-sex marriage law.
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:47 AM
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| 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...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 9:09 AM
It was good to see that the Leader came out last week against Question 5 (authorizing the repulsive gerrymandering of Maryland's Federal Congressional districts).
However, there is another reason you missed that Laurel residents should be opposed to...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 9:43 AM
The group that petitioned three General Assembly laws to the November ballot is planning a fundraiser and rally in Anne Arundel County Monday -- their first major event in the heated campaign.
Neil Parrott, the founder of MDPetitions.com, said his goal...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Democratic former Congressman Frank Kratovil's name could appear on the ballot again in 2014, if a group of supporters have their way.
A "recruit Frank Kratovil" campaign has been launched to entice him to run for Attorney General in the next state-wide...
| 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...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 2:55 PM
Democratic challenger John Delaney outraised longtime Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett by a 6-to-1 margin in the first half of October and had more cash on hand going into the final weeks of the campaign, according to figures released by the Federal...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 11:41 AM
The last thing you'd think Maryland's Republican party needs would be a nasty internecine fight, but that's what it got at its annual convention over the weekend. Rather than unity in the effort to overcome a massive voter registration disadvantage,...
| May 11, 2012
| 8:35 AM
Rep. Steny Hoyer's decision to support same-sex marriage could bring a powerful ally to efforts in Maryland to retain the gay marriage law in the state. A source close to Hoyer said Friday that the Democratic House leader will "oppose efforts to repeal...
| Nov 3, 2012
| 4:06 PM
With just two days left until polls open on Election Day, all sides of Maryland's fiercely contested ballot questions are turning to their final task: getting their supporters into the voting booth.
To accomplish that goal, the campaigns have recruited...