| May 31, 2014
| 6:40 PM
— The four Republican candidates for governor of Maryland focused their fire on the O'Malley administration and avoided criticizing each other as they met Saturday night in the first televised debate of this year's GOP primary contest.
| May 27, 2014
| 9:45 AM
The Sun's recent editorial about the tea party's fortunes helps everyone understand why dinosaur media outlets are circling the drain toward oblivion ("Weakened tea," May 21).
In the view of some, every political issue fits into file folders — Fox...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Voters in the greater Aberdeen and Havre de Grace areas will have the opportunity to select new Harford County Council representatives in this year's election, as seats in the two council districts covering the communities are open.
The first round is...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 6:15 PM
In their only scheduled debate on Baltimore television, the four Republican candidates for governor depicted Maryland as overtaxed and overspent under a Democratic administration, creating a climate in which businesses are fleeing to neighboring states....
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:35 PM
The primary election officially began Thursday with early voting, but Anne Arundel County elections officials are expecting low turnout for both early voting and traditional election day voting.
Anne Arundel's turnout "might be the lowest ever" at 18...
| Jun 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has strengthened his lead in the fiercely contested Democratic primary for governor and enters the campaign's final two weeks with a 2-1 advantage over his closest competitor, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun.
| Jun 9, 2014
| 3:28 PM
Arnold resident Nancy Weber hasn't decided whom she'll vote for in the Anne Arundel County executive race, but she knows one thing: "I'd like to see more Republicans in office."
Weber recently met Republican candidate Steve Schuh, a state delegate,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 1:51 PM
Early voting for the primary election begins Thursday and runs until the following Thursday, June 19.
This year, there will be four early voting sites in Harford County, an increase of three since the last election, because of higher registration...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 8:34 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley is expected to endorse state Sen. Brian E. Frosh for the Democratic nomination for attorney general Thursday, Frosh's campaign announced.
Del. Jon S. Cardin of Baltimore County, one of Frosh's two opponents in the June 24 primary,...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Republican Sen. Allan H. Kittleman has been regarded as a hero among LGBT folks throughout the state for bucking his party's positions and standing up forcefully to advance the cause of same-sex marriage. He had also been recognized as a stalwart...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 2:31 PM
A proposal earlier this week to provide temporary shelter at a Baltimore City office building for child migrants from Central America who arrive in this country without a parent or guardian appears to have been shelved for the moment, after Sen. Barbara...
| 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...