| Jun 26, 2014
| 3:59 PM
Harford County Council incumbents were in the driver's seat as primary election results started coming in early Tuesday night, with Republicans Chad Shrodes and Jim McMahan taking commanding leads they never relinquished.
With Tuesday's votes at the...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:00 AM
While most of Howard's state legislative races this primary season are packed with candidates vying for a chance to head to Annapolis, the county's council races have been relatively uneventful; with one notable exception.
In District 1, there are...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 11:57 AM
For the first time in more than a decade, the sprawling House of Delegates district that extends from southwest Baltimore County through Howard County is in play.
With three long-serving incumbents retiring from District 12, a large field of competitors...
| May 13, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Public education — the new hybrid school board, school safety and overcrowding — dominated discussions among the three candidates for the 42nd District's state Senate seat.
Just six weeks before the primary, incumbent Sen. Jim Brochin, a...
| May 14, 2014
| 9:38 AM
The chairman of the Baltimore County Republican Central Committee on Wednesday called for the immediate resignation of J. Ronald DeJuliis, the state's commissioner of labor and industry, over charges he stole campaign signs from his wife's primary...
| May 17, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Baltimore County Democrat Jim Brochin calls himself the most independent member of the Maryland Senate. That kind of talk hasn't won him too many friends among party leaders.
Gov. Martin O'Malley has endorsed his opponent. So has Baltimore County...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:56 AM
Maryland's three Democratic candidates for attorney general are likely to debate how to enforce environmental laws, fight high-tech crime and crack down on home foreclosures at their first debate Monday night in a race that will likely determine who...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:10 PM
The four members of the Harford County Council who are running for re-election this year face varying degrees of opposition to hold onto their seats that range from none, to very little, to some.
With early voting getting under way Thursday for the June...
| May 19, 2014
| 6:10 PM
President Barack Obama told donors in Maryland on Monday that this November's midterm election will be "critical" if Democrats hope to increase the federal minimum wage or approve major changes to U.S. immigration laws during his final years in office....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:12 PM
It's been more than a decade since all the voters of the county could vote for all the members of the county council.
A key argument in favor of switching from countywide to in-district selection of county council members was that the smaller districts...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 4:13 PM
As early voting got underway Thursday in the primary race for governor, the four Republicans competing for the GOP nomination jockeyed to present themselves as the most qualified to take on a Democrat in November.
The candidates taped a final...
| May 21, 2014
| 5:22 PM
House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she would appoint Rep. Elijah E. Cummings of Baltimore to lead Democrats on a controversial select committee to investigate the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, that left four Americans dead.