Obama wins re-election, seeks to overcome challenges: Emboldened by a resounding election victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney, President Barack Obama immediately pledged to reach across America's political divide and seek deals on stubborn issues that dogged his first term.
Md. gambling expansion approved by voters: After the most expensive political campaign in Maryland's history, proponents of a plan to expand the reach and variety of casino gambling in Maryland scored a narrow victory.
Marylanders OK same-sex marriage law: Marylanders made history Tuesday as they voted to make same-sex marriage legal — a question that had been defeated each of the 32 times it had been on the ballot in other states.
Students celebrate approval of Maryland Dream Act: The Dreamers — students brought to the United States illegally as children, who now want to pursue higher education here — won their battle for in-state tuition breaks at the state's public colleges and universities.