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  • Renee McGuirk-Spence seeks to walk in her dad's 'Soft Shoes'

    Renee McGuirk-Spence seeks to walk in her dad's 'Soft Shoes'
    The newest candidate for the House of Delegates in a district that includes parts of Baltimore and Howard counties has some big -- and soft -- shoes to fill. Renee McGuirk-Spence announced Tuesday that she has filed to run as a Democrat for one of three...
  • Howard County executive race is a hotly anticipated contest

    Howard County executive race is a hotly anticipated contest
    The race for the next Howard County executive is practically upon us. Republican state Sen. Allan Kittleman announced his bid in June; County Council Democrat Courtney Watson has scheduled a "special announcement" for Sept. 21 in Columbia, where she is...
  • Friends from opposing parties [Editorial]

    Friends from opposing parties [Editorial]
    The official dedication ceremony for a new interchange at Routes 40 and 715 designed to provide better access to Aberdeen Proving Ground was lauded this week as a triumph of partnerships that have put good public policy ahead of party politics. Indeed,...
  • Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says she supports Syria strike

    Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski says she supports Syria strike
    The dean of Maryland's congressional delegation and a prominent voice in the liberal wing of the Democratic Party, Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, said on Monday that she supports giving President Barack Obama authorization to strike Syria. "I believe the...
  • Martin O'Malley headed to New Jersey

    Martin O'Malley headed to New Jersey
    Gov. Martin O'Malley will spend Thursday in New Jersey campaigning for U.S. Senate candidate and Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a fellow Democrat whom the governor endorsed back in June. O'Malley will host two solo events in Trenton and Paterson and appear...
  • In deep-blue Maryland, deep misgivings about another war

    In deep-blue Maryland, deep misgivings about another war
    He knocked on doors in Ohio for President Barack Obama's campaign last year and is active in Maryland's Democratic Party, but Dave Kunes nevertheless opposes the president on what has become the central issue of his second term: whether to launch a...
  • Lansdowne's Bailey announces District 12 candidacy

    Lansdowne's Bailey announces District 12 candidacy
    Brian Bailey grew up in Lansdowne, graduated from Lansdowne High School and got his bachelor's degree from University of Maryland,Baltimore County. On Monday, June 24, Bailey announced his candidacy for one of three open seats to serve in the House of...
  • For Howard politicians, it's fair ground

    For Howard politicians, it's fair ground
    Like most politicians, Greg Fox has at least two good reasons to go to the Howard County Fair. "First, it's a lot of fun, especially to do with your family," said the Republican County Council member, whose district includes West Friendship, where the...
  • Councilmember Watson expected to announce Howard County executive run

    Councilmember Watson expected to announce Howard County executive run
    It’s almost official: District 1 County Councilmember Courtney Watson, a Democrat, has set the date that political observers expect will be her campaign announcement for a county executive run. Watson is expected to announce her campaign at an...
  • Bruising internal battle shaping up for Pipkin seat

    Bruising internal battle shaping up for Pipkin seat
    The surprise retirement of Senate Minority Leader E. J. Pipkin has set up a succession scramble for his Upper Eastern Shore seat that is shaping up as a possibly brutal internal struggle among 36th District Republicans. The three GOP delegates from that...
  • House sets vote on funding bill; agencies brace for shutdown

    House sets vote on funding bill; agencies brace for shutdown
    Republicans in the House of Representatives passed a government funding bill early Sunday that would delay the nation's health care law for one year — inching federal agencies closer to a shutdown that analysts predict would damage Maryland's...
  • Congress steers government toward shutdown

    Congress steers government toward shutdown
    Lawmakers in Congress failed to settle on legislation Monday to end the latest budget showdown, forcing federal agencies to begin shutting down services for the first time in 17 years. The Republican-led House and Democratic Senate majority, unable to...