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  • Md. Democrats don't understand the word 'accountability'

    Md. Democrats don't understand the word 'accountability'
    The first and most obvious example of Maryland Democrats and their lack of accountability is the bungled roll out of Obamacare.  As the Maryland Health Benefit Exchange continues to founder, Governor O’Malley continues to act like Kevin Bacon at the...
  • Cummings cut off at IRS hearing

    A House of Representatives hearing into the scandal surrounding the Internal Revenue Service devolved into a bizarre bit of political theater on Wednesday when the committee's Republican chairman closed down the proceeding before the ranking Democrat,...
  • House of Delegates passes domestic violence protections

    House of Delegates passes domestic violence protections
    Victims of domestic violence would enjoy stronger legal protections under legislation passed Thursday by the House of Delegates. House members voted overwhelmingly for a trio of bills proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley that would make it easier for a...
  • District 12 candidates talk taxes at Thursday night forum

    District 12 candidates talk taxes at Thursday night forum
    Nine of the 10 Democratic candidates for three open seats in District 12 addressed issues facing southwest Baltimore County during an open candidate forum Thursday night at Lansdowne High School. Ten Democrats and three Republicans are vying for seats...
  • House votes to raise Maryland's minimum wage

    House votes to raise Maryland's minimum wage
    The House of Delegates voted Friday to raise Maryland's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour over the next three years, setting up a potential fight over whether to guarantee future increases by tying the rate to inflation. Delegates voted 89-46 for the...
  • Democrat with intel background to challenge Ruppersberger

    Democrat with intel background to challenge Ruppersberger
    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, who has established himself as an authority on intelligence issues in Congress, will face a Democratic primary in June from an opponent who has spent his career working in the intel community. Paul Rundquist, a 25-year-old...
  • Republican joins District 12 delegate race

    Republican joins District 12 delegate race
    Catonsville lawyer Rick Martel wasn't planning to run this year for one of the three open seats for the House of Delegates from District 12. With a number of family events in December, such as the birth of a new grandson and his daughter's wedding, he...
  • State officials welcome federal review of health site

    State officials welcome federal review of health site
    Elected officials from both parties said Monday they welcome a pending federal review of Maryland's troubled health insurance exchange, even as they used the latest development to take swipes at one another ahead of this year's gubernatorial election....
  • Mayor: GOP offers criticisms, Democrats offer solutions [Letter]

    Mayor: GOP offers criticisms, Democrats offer solutions [Letter]
    Baltimore's biggest challenge is not the magnitude of the problems we face but rather the pessimistic attitudes of those only offering criticism instead of solutions. Anne Arundel County Republican strategist Brian Griffiths was the latest example in...
  • Three unopposed in Harford 2014 election

    Three unopposed in Harford 2014 election
    Three Harford County officials don't have opponents in the 2014 election, and each one has expressed his or her gratitude for the "vote of confidence" from the community. Circuit Court Judge Yolanda Curtin, Register of Wills Derek Hopkins and County...
  • District 12 candidates speak to seniors at Charlestown in Catonsville

    District 12 candidates speak to seniors at Charlestown in Catonsville
    The stage of the Charlestown Retirement Community auditorium was crowded with all 13 candidates running for state delegate in District 12 at a candidate forum held Tuesday night. Ten Democrats and three Republicans are contending for three seats in a...
  • Vice chair of Oakland Mills Village Board to run in District 2

    Vice chair of Oakland Mills Village Board to run in District 2
    Reg Avery almost decided not to run for the Howard County Council this election cycle. "My intent was not to run," he said last week. "It's a hassle, a lot of time and a lot of effort." But after some more thought, Avery decided it was worth the...