Democratic Del. Maggie McIntosh of Baltimore is one of two contenders to become the next speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, filling a role left vacant by the death of Michael Busch. Here are some facts about McIntosh and her career.
A year after Maryland sent an all-male delegation to Congress for the first time in four decades, a handful of female candidates for federal office are questioning whether elected officials and organizations in the state are doing enough to avoid a similar outcome in the November midterm elections.
One night shortly before the presidential inauguration, when I couldn't fall asleep, instead of counting sheep, I decided to think through the list of presidents in my lifetime and consider their strengths and weaknesses. There were 13, to be exact, since I was born shortly before FDR died. As it turned out, President Obama was the only president whose immediate family and whose Cabinet had absolutely no scandals in office. No Iran Contra, no Watergate, no mistresses or other sex scandals, no
The Maryland political powerhouse, who left the Senate this month after four decades in Congress, will join the Johns Hopkins University as a professor of public policy and an adviser to the president, the school said Thursday.
Barbara A. Mikulski, who will retire next month after 45 years in elected office, has become an accomplished political tactician, able to maneuver through the Senate, ascend to the chair of the powerful Appropriations Committee and build a legacy that will last long after Rep. Chris Van Hollen is sworn in next month as her successor.
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski called for a return to civility in politics and vowed to continue serving Maryland as a private citizen during an emotional farewell speech on the Senate floor Wednesday in which she reflected on a career in office that has spanned more than four decades.
Top law enforcement officials and elected leaders in Maryland are expressing hope — and confidence — that Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein will continue in his role under the incoming administration of president-elect Donald J. Trump.
Maryland's incoming, outgoing and continuing Democratic U.S. senators expressed a cautious willingness to work with President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday amid deep worries about where he would lead the country.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski was wrapping up in Highlandtown Tuesday, readying to move on to her next destination, when a woman walking to the polls ambushed her from behind. "I couldn't walk by without giving you a hug," said Sister Mary Ann Hartmann, wrapping her arms around the famously fierce and prickly history-making politician.
Whether excited or exasperated, millions of voters in Maryland and across the country will head to the polls Tuesday to close out one of the most unusual and divisive elections in generations. After the raucous primaries, two dozen debates and a deluge of news about private email servers and sexist remarks, voters will finally choose the nation's 45th president.
Officials in Virginia and Maryland who have been competing for years to land a new headquarters for the Federal Bureau of Investigation will have to wait a few more months to find out which state has the winning pitch. The General Services Administration said Monday it will delay selecting a site for the headquarters until March. The agency initially planned to choose between the three sites in play — two in Maryland and one in Virginia — by the end of the year.
The federal agency that oversees AmeriCorps announced Thursday it is awarding $15.6 million to its Maryland-based programs, most of which will be used to mentor at-risk youth, expand health services and provide support to veterans and refugees.
The conventional wisdom for the November election to replace Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski goes like this: The presidential race will drive Maryland's heavy contingent of Democrats to the polls, virtually assuring the party's nominee, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, will win. But Republican nominee Kathy Szeliga, a Baltimore County state lawmaker, is already endeavoring to push back on that forecast. And she has at least one powerful argument in her favor. This year, the conventional wisdom has gotten it
Democrats who serve Maryland in Congress, including both of our senators, are declining to endorse in the primary race between Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen. And pardon me for saying so, but that's a cop-out.