| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:48 PM
MEET THE CANDIDATES
When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:29 PM
Republican state Sen. Nancy Jacobs, running a long-shot campaign to oust Rep. Dutch Ruppersberger, stood in a cold wind along York Road waving a big purple sign along with a dozen supporters.
Money is scarce. There's been little help from her party in...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 8:52 AM
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[ President and Vice President of the United States (Maryland) ]
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| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:00 AM
Kathleen Dumais' op-ed ("Md. congressional map is fair, legal," Oct. 29) contained several inaccuracies. I am very familiar with the redistricting process since I attended most of the public hearings conducted by the Governor's Redistricting Advisory...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Polls opened in Laurel at 7 a.m. today, with parking lots full and voters greeting a cool morning, with temperatures below freezing.
At Laurel Woods Elementary, the lines were long and things were a "little tense" in the first hour after election...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 6:14 PM
They are here to support Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney, but a handful of Marylanders considering a run for higher office are also hoping to benefit politically from his convention.
The concentration of news media — both from...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 9:32 AM
When he was growing up, A.J. Francis idolized The Rock, Charles Barkley and Reggie White, and he possesses elements of each — the girth, the candor, the ability to menace a quarterback.
The chatty, playful fifth-year senior, who is expected to be...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 8:12 PM
— Arguing that he needs more time to fix the nation's sluggish economy, President Barack Obama formally accepted his party's nomination for a second term Thursday while stressing that voters will face a stark choice in November that could affect...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 12:43 PM
With primary battles settled, the conventions over and the general election less than two months away, Democrats and Republicans now turn to the end game: reaching out to persuade the few remaining undecided voters that their nominee is the one to solve...
| May 30, 2012
| 12:17 PM
Maryland gained a new 'second lady' over the weekend.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown married Karmen Bailey Walker on Sunday at the Memorial Chapel on the University of Maryland campus in College Park. Political guests at the 370 person affair included Gov....
| Jun 5, 2012
| 3:30 PM
John Gage, who has served as president of the American Federation of Government Employees for nearly a decade, said Tuesday he intends to retire later this summer to spend more time with his family.
"I have a growing family that I've kind of neglected,"...
| Jun 7, 2012
| 3:50 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies, a chance of showers and a high temperature near 80 degrees. Tonight is expected to be partly cloudy, with a low temperature around 66 degrees.
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