With primary battles settled, the conventions over and the general election less than two months away, Democrats and Republicans now turn to the end game: reaching out to persuade the few remaining undecided voters that their nominee is the one to solve the nation's problems.
CHARLOTTE — Jennifer Hosey was 7 years old the first time she volunteered for a presidential campaign — stuffing and stamping envelopes for Bill Clinton's first run in 1992. This year, the 27-year-old Potomac resident is attending her first Democratic National Convention.
The Bel Air Board of Town Commissioners Tuesday approved a new Flood Mitigation Plan that town officials say should save some property owners money on their insurance in the future. At their 40-minute town meeting, the commissioners also approved a paving contract for Winding Alley in Howard Park and set some new parking limits in the downtown area.
Anwer Hasan got involved in politics after the 2001 terrorist attacks, a time of tension for many Muslim Americans. He organized volunteer activities, charity drives and other events in an effort to introduce his faith to others.
Maryland's black communities overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama's historic rise to the presidency four years ago, but this time around, his support for same-sex marriage and the nation's continuing high unemployment are tempering African-American voters' enthusiasm for his re-election bid.
By By Julie Baughman and Matt Fleming and Capital News Service
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley offered pointed criticism of Republicans in an address to the Democratic convention on Tuesday, arguing that President Barack Obama is best suited to right the U.S. economy while GOP nominee Mitt Romney's policies would only move the nation backward.
KenUlman has become somewhat of a national name, serving as chairman of the National Democratic County Officials, the national group representing more than 10,000 Democratic county officials from around the United States.
CHARLOTTE -- Despite widespread speculation about his own national political ambitions, Gov. Martin O'Malley continued to deflect questions about 2016 as he dashed through a packed schedule at the Democratic National Convention ahead of his prime time address on Tuesday night.
CHARLOTTE -- Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will address the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday at 10 p.m., just as the national networks begin broadcasting live, convention organizers announced late Monday.
As the Democrat who has worked most closely with vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan, Rep. Chris Van Hollen has been drafted by the Obama campaign to talk about the budget committee chairman's controversial fiscal plans.
The presidential election will remain close until the "final decision window" because voters are dissatisfied with the economy, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley predicted on Sunday. But, he said, voters will ultimately reelect President Barack Obama rather than return to Republican policies.