| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:00 AM
After 80 years, the city of Cleveland, much maligned in lore as "the mistake on the lake," has been selected to host a national political convention in 2016. Famous Ohioans President William McKinley and Mark Hanna, the Karl Rove of his day, might well be...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 3:16 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley will return again to New Hampshire this month as the term-limited Democrat continues to lay the groundwork for a potential White House bid.
O'Malley will be the guest at an Aug. 17 picnic fundraiser for the Strafford County...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 7:00 AM
What if Hillary Clinton doesn't seek the presidency in 2016?
Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice President Joe Biden. He might well be reluctant to take her on, considering the powerhouse she has become, with an army of...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 11:02 AM
In the race for Howard County executive, one campaign is taking its message to the airwaves — a bit earlier than expected.
State Sen. Allan Kittleman, the Republican county executive candidate, launched a television advertising campaign targeted...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Baltimore County State Del. Jon S. Cardin, who lost the primary campaign for attorney general, says he was the victim of the "most negative smear campaign in a Democratic Party primary in Maryland's modern history."
In a Facebook post this week,...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 1:36 PM
The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races:
The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican...
| May 2, 2014
| 6:20 PM
A push by congressional Republicans on Friday to increase pressure on the Obama White House over the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, has put Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings back to his role as one of the administration's...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:55 AM
In Severna Park, candidates repeat two words again and again this primary season: rain tax.
County Councilman Dick Ladd, a Republican who represents Severna Park, Arnold and Broadneck in the 5th District, is being targeted by six challengers, most of...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:07 PM
Fourth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor.
Charles Lollar was at it again last week, the only Republican on stage with the three Democrats running for governor, wooing a crowd largely unable to cast a vote in the fast-approaching GOP...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 2:09 PM
Harford County is represented in the Maryland General Assembly by delegates and state senators from three districts, all of which cross county lines and two of which are confusingly divided into subdistricts.
Though the Maryland Board of Elections...
| Jun 17, 2014
| 5:14 PM
Sixth in a series of profiles of candidates for governor.
Not long into her campaign for governor, Democrat Heather R. Mizeur coined a response to the question still dogging her today: Can she win?
To the pundits and the radio hosts, to donors and...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 8:37 AM
WASHINGTON -- He won't face a challenge in next week's primary election, but Rep. John Delaney nevertheless began running television advertisements on Wednesday.
The Potomac Democrat is buying airtime to highlight what has been his signature legislative...