Attorney General Brian Frosh has emerged as the Maryland Democratic party’s chief opponent to President Donald Trump. But to Republican challenger Craig Wolf, Frosh’s focus on Washington has let down Maryland residents. Frosh says when he's protecting Marylanders, "it's right to jump in."
Letter writers are critical and delegates Haven Shoemaker and Susan Krebs, who did not attend a recent candidate forum. A Democratic candidate for Judge of the Orphan's Court writes that many local offices should be nonpartisan.
A House of Delegates member who argued against her father for a ban on conversion therapy for children has switched political parties. Delegate Meagan Simonaire switched from Republican to Democrat. She says she wants to be transparent with the constituents of her Anne Arundel County district.
A national group has poured nearly $90,000 into an effort to mail out flyers opposing more than a dozen Democrats running for the Maryland General Assembly. The Washington-based Republican State Leadership Committee says it spent $40 million in 2015 and 2016 to elect state-level GOP candidates.
The number of Maryland voters registered as independents has grown faster than those for either major party since the 2014 midterms. The state elections board says the number of registered voters overall topped 3.9 million in September. That's just shy of the record high, set in January 2017.
Confirming Brett Kavanaugh was the best outcome at the end of a hellish decision tree that left the country with no ideal option. Reasonable people may differ on that. But what seems more obvious: It's all going to get worse. Because everyone is taking the wrong lessons from the Kavanaugh debacle.
The Maryland Democratic Party is criticizing Baltimore County executive candidate Al Redmer Jr., saying he has taken insurance-related campaign contributions. The Redmer campaign has dismissed the claim.
Despite polls gubernatorial nominee Ben Jealous trailing Republican Gov. Larry Hogan by double digits, Maryland Democrats say a surge in absentee ballot requests shows a “blue wave” will wash over the state on Election Day in November.
In poll after poll, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has led by an average of 18 percentage points over his Democratic challenger, Ben Jealous. That's in Maryland, where Hillary Clinton easily defeated Donald Trump by nearly 30 points in 2016 and Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-to-1.
Democrats Emily Shank and Jaime O'Marr are running to represent Maryland's 5th Legislative District in the state House of Delegates and Senate. Republican incumbent Sen. Justin Ready is seeking reelection. The candidates discussed state and local issues at a Community Media Center candidate forum.
Early on the morning of Saturday, May 14, 1960, a crowd gathered around the small front lawn of Havre de Grace's brick city hall on Union Avenue to be part of what really did turn out to be history in the making.
Joseph Davies Tydings, the last Harford County resident to serve in the United States Senate, a confidante of John and Robert Kennedy and a lifelong independent voice for progressive Democrats, died Monday from cancer in Washington, D.C. He was 90.
By Christina Tkacik, Frederick N. Rasmussen, Jacques Kelly and David Anderson and Allan Vought
A reader from Westminster writes: Lincoln stated that a “House divided against itself cannot stand.” Today, we have Donald Trump, the “Make America Great Again” guy. How can you make the country great again by doing more to divide Americans than any other President in U.S. history?
The Republican Governors Association continues a multi-million-dollar campaign against the Democratic nominee for governor of Maryland, Ben Jealous. Its latest ad brings the RGA to around $3.2 million in spending to attack Jealous on voters' screens. GOP Gov. Larry Hogan is seeking re-election.
A panel of federal judges in Baltimore has suggested settlement discussions be pursued in a case in which Republican voters in Maryland's 6th congressional district want to toss out a map they say was crafted to benefit Democrats. The district stretches from Montgomery County to western Maryland.
Comptroller Peter Franchot, who is seeking re-election, has made a statement to the press that he will not vote for a candidate running for governor to preserve a working relationship with the victor. In other words, the Democratic comptroller does not care what Democratic voters want.
A group known as Better Angels is trying to bring Republicans and Democrats in communities together to suss out their issues with one another and their positions through workshops, debates and trainings. It will be hosting an informational session Saturday at the Westminster branch library.
The last-minute delay in Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, to allow for an FBI investigation into sexual assault allegations against him, may save the Senate Judiciary Committee from a rerun of the earlier Clarence Thomas-Anita Hill fiasco.
Deliberation surrounding Lansdowne High School, as well as immigration, affordable housing and the gubernatorial race were among the most contentious issues debated by the two men hoping to win the Baltimore County Council District 1 seat.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous met Monday for the only scheduled debate in the 2018 governor’s race. This transcript was generated through a mix of automated software and human editing.
During an hour-long debate Monday at Maryland Public Television, Democrat Ben Jealous portrayed Maryland as failing under Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s leadership. The schools? Sliding backward. The economy? Stagnant. Crime? On the rise. Hogan’s response: “It’s like you’re living in a dream world."