Now that the Maryland General Assembly's crossover day, the deadline for one chamber to vote on bills so they can be sent to the other, has come and gone, the status of several bills that were in limbo earlier in the week are now known.
Larry Hogan won the Maryland governorship by conceding that some social issues were settled — such as gay marriage, gun control and abortion — but saying that the state had gone too far on other matters such as taxation and spending.
False statements and distortions have marked both sides in Maryland's hotly contested race for governor, though some observers say the Brown campaign has done more of it as it tries to portray Hogan as "dangerous" for Maryland.
The gubernatorial debates are the last chance to ensure that the campaign agenda before election day comprises material questions regarding important issues for the economic and social welfare of the state of Maryland.
In an extraordinary, wide-ranging interview, Pope Francis expressed frustration that the Catholic Church is ¿obsessed¿ with issues such as abortion, homosexuality and contraception, and called instead for a focus on healing and mercy.
Dan Bongino, a former Secret Service agent turned Republican activist, set his sights Tuesday on taking back Maryland's 6th District congressional seat for the GOP. But state Sen. Nancy Jacobs, one of the state's longest-serving Republican lawmakers, said she will not seek re-election in 2014, adding to the attrition of the GOP's small band of senators.
Conservatives who complain that the liberal media is not covering trial of Philadelphia abortion doctor have it backward — the case of Kermit Gosnell shows why government should do more to make abortion safe, legal and rare
The anti-abortion group Voice for Life at the Johns Hopkins University won its battle to become a fully recognized club that will conduct "sidewalk counseling" sessions outside clinics and be eligible for funding.