| 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
WEATHER: Mostly sunny, with a high near 65. Friday night is expected to be clear, with a low around 41 and a freeze watch in parts of the region.
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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,...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:56 PM
WASHINGTON — House Democrats, hoping to regain the majority in their chamber, are meeting on Maryland's Eastern Shore this week to hash out an agenda for an unpredictable election year that will hinge largely on President Barack Obama.
| 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...