| Jun 16, 2014
| 8:27 AM
The stunning primary loss of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the first ever suffered by any congressional leader of either party, may well reflect his Virginia constituents' souring toward his personal hubris more than any cosmic policy issue.
| Jun 18, 2014
| 11:11 AM
The Sun makes endorsements in the following races in Anne Arundel County:
Voters in this Annapolis area district have the rare privilege of being represented by incumbent House Speaker Mike Busch, and Democrats should avail themselves of...
| 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 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
| 4:42 PM
A longtime candidate and mostly outsider versus a longtime political insider?
That's the choice Democratic voters in Harford County's Legislative District 34 will make this primary election when they decide between two candidates for State Senate, Art...
| May 19, 2014
| 3:00 AM
One of the marvels of the Internet to date is that it's largely been a level playing field where there is equal access to all (at least those not blocked by oppressive governments), an arrangement that has not only encouraged innovation and investment but...
| Jun 4, 2014
| 10:43 AM
The release of America's only prisoner of war in Afghanistan in a trade for five senior Taliban commanders from U.S. custody took only minutes Saturday. But it followed 31/2 years of secret on-and-off negotiations that produced far less than the White...
| May 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In terms of public interest in elections, the voting for members of Congress in off-years, when no presidential candidates are on the ballot, is historically low. The stakes generally seem not very great, and familiarity breeds success for incumbents, who...
| Jun 10, 2014
| 3:06 PM
Second in a series of profiles of candidates for governor.
If a political resume were enough for victory, David R. Craig would be a sure thing to win the Republican nomination for governor.
Havre de Grace city councilman, mayor, member of the House of...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 1:50 PM
First in a series of profiles of candidates for governor
Republican Larry Hogan isn't pledging to turn deep-blue Maryland red if he's elected governor. He doesn't even hold out much hope for purple. He just thinks that if he can win his party's primary,...
| 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 11, 2014
| 2:49 PM
Third in a series of profiles of candidates for governor.
In 1991, Ron George opened a jewelry store on Main Street in Annapolis within sight of the State House dome, placing his name in oversized gold lettering on the 19th-century storefront.