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2018 general election in Maryland

  • Marylanders set midterm record with more than 2.1 million ballots cast

    Marylanders set midterm record with more than 2.1 million ballots cast

    More people voted in Maryland’s midterm election this year than ever before. With more than 2.1 million ballots cast, the total number of votes cast this year surpassed 2010’s midterm record of nearly 1.9 million voters. That doesn’t mean it’s a record turnout by percentage of registered voters...

  • Hogan 'can surf' and four other takeaways from Maryland's 2018 election

    Hogan 'can surf' and four other takeaways from Maryland's 2018 election

    Gov. Larry Hogan cruised to an easy and historic victory Tuesday, but that’s just part of the story of Maryland’s election. Here are five takeaways: A Democratic “blue wave” washed across Maryland and Hogan was the only high-profile GOP survivor. Democrats predicted that their voters would flock...

  • Washington in battle mode as Trump vows retaliation against Democratic probes

    Washington in battle mode as Trump vows retaliation against Democratic probes

    Washington plunged into political war on Wednesday in the wake of a split decision by voters in the midterm elections, with President Donald Trump ousting his attorney general and threatening to retaliate against Democrats if they launch investigations into his personal conduct and possible corruption...

  • Maryland Gov. Hogan won re-election. Now what?

    Maryland Gov. Hogan won re-election. Now what?

    Gov. Larry Hogan is now the first Republican to win a second term as Maryland’s governor in six decades. He proved that a moderate who doesn’t mind straying from the party line can win in this deep blue state even in a bad year for the GOP. But his defeat of Democrat Ben Jealous — not much of a...

  • Maryland congressmen Hoyer, Cummings could play key roles in new Democratic House

    Maryland congressmen Hoyer, Cummings could play key roles in new Democratic House

    The Democratic takeover of the U.S. House of Representatives positions a pair of Marylanders for influential new roles — one in the leadership and the other as chairman of a committee expected to step up scrutiny of the Trump administration. Rep. Steny Hoyer, who long eyed the job of speaker if...

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