More than 422,000 voters met the deadline for registering for the Feb. 4 primary election for the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings’ longtime seat, according to new figures that reflect the dominance of Baltimore Democrats in the district.
Most Americans have firm opinions about the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump, but there remains a sliver – maybe 10% – for whom the Senate trial could prove conclusive, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says.
It’s a rush to a special primary for the 32 candidates — 24 Democrats and eight Republicans — in the race for the open 7th Congressional District seat long held by the late Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore.
Cultural education is a big part of Kwanzaa, the seven-day celebration of family and community rooted in African traditions. The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture has for years held special events for Kwanzaa, which began Thursday and ends on New Year’s Day.
Maryland lawmakers in Washington described as “sobering” a historic day that began with a House clerk solemnly reading a resolution urging that “Donald John Trump, president of the United States” be impeached.
Maryland lawmakers in Washington are pushing the Fair Chance Act, which would bar the federal government and its contractors from asking job applicants to divulge any criminal history until near the end of the hiring process.
After months of negotiations, the state of Maryland and CSX Transportation have come up with the more than $100 million in additional funding needed to move forward with the expansion of the Howard Street Tunnel.
Still-grieving staff members of the late U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings arrive for work in the mornings, but with the office officially classified as “interim vacant” there are strict limits on the tasks they can perform.
Invoking the late U.S. Reps. Parren Mitchell and Elijah Cummings, state Sen. Jill Carter kicked off her campaign Tuesday for the 7th Congressional District seat that the two trailblazing lawmakers each held.
Orioles’ executives, facing the challenge of marketing a team that has lost 100-plus games in each of the last two years, are banking partly on its remaining superstar — Camden Yards — to draw in fans with “major headliner concerts," other updates and events in the near future.
The president of Bowie State University, joined by Maryland’s U.S. senators, calls it “unfathomable” that the Senate is holding up millions of dollars in funding for historically black colleges and universities in Maryland and around the nation.
A group representing the Maryland Jockey Club, horsemen and Baltimore City is heading to the Breeders' Cup for ‘preliminary dialogue’ about Pimlico or Laurel possibly hosting the big race in the future.
Gov. Larry Hogan on Monday announced the special primary election for the late Rep. Elijah Cummings’ seat representing Maryland’s 7th Congressional District will be held on Feb. 4, with a special general election on April 28.
Two former presidents, congressional colleagues and thousands of residents of his beloved Baltimore said goodbye to U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings at his longtime church Friday in a poignant service that was also a resounding appreciation of the city and a congressman who overcame physical and emotional adversity.
The body of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, the Baltimore Democrat and committee chairman who died Thursday, will lie in state in National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol next week, according to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Cummings, chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee had said in a Sept. 30 statement that his doctors anticipated his return to Washington “when the House comes back into session in two weeks."
Because of its late primary and relatively small size, Maryland does not typically attract presidential candidates for campaign rallies. But there is more than enough wealth and political activism in the state to lure candidates for fundraisers.
Baltimore, overcoming steep odds, has come up with a way to keep horseracing’s prestigious Preakness Stakes in the city through a landmark agreement that would have the owners of the 149-year-old Pimlico Race Course donating the entire racetrack site to the community for development in and around the track.
U.S. House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings of Baltimore, who has been absent from Washington for more than a week following a medical procedure, said Monday that his doctors expect him to return in two weeks to Capitol Hill.
Five weeks after the Nationals earned a significant court victory over the Orioles regarding television broadcast rights fees, the teams can't agree on how much money the judge intended the Washington team to receive.
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden told Baltimore County campaign donors by phone that President Donald Trump can’t “get away with shredding the United States Constitution" and that Trump has singled out the former vice president for attacks because Biden leads the Republican in head-to-head polls.
David Krucoff imagines Douglass County as a 24th Maryland county created from land reacquired from Washington, which would give disenfranchised District of Columbia residents voting representation in Congress.
Vice President Mike Pence urged U.S. House Republicans in Baltimore on Friday to “make it clear” that the GOP is prepared to work with Democrats — including Elijah Cummings, the Baltimore congressman sharply and repeatedly criticized by President Donald Trump.
Donald Trump’s first visit to Baltimore as president was a quick one — just three hours to talk with U.S. House Republicans holding a retreat in the city. Here are the takeaways from touchdown to takeoff of the president’s Marine One helicopter.
Leaving outside protesters who loudly and sometimes profanely rebuked his characterization of Baltimore as “disgusting" and "rodent infested,” President Donald Trump gave a rambling, jokey speech Thursday night to a friendlier crowd of House Republicans gathered at a Harbor East hotel.
John Bessler is a University of Baltimore law professor, author, ardent death penalty opponent, writing coach, dad, and informal advisor — and husband — of Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar.