With Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous running on a campaign platform well to the left of center, some prominent Democrats are keeping a conspicuous distance. Some are even embracing the re-election campaign of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
As the Democratic Party nationally unites to flip seats red-to-blue in order to win back Congress, local Democratic insiders in Maryland have reportedly begun a whisper campaign about candidate David Trone’s recent diagnosis and treatment for cancer. This is shameful. It’s also stupid.
By Rushern L. Baker III and Krish O’Mara Vignarajah
So, here’s my advice to Ben Jealous on the eve of this big TV debate: Think of Monday as the first day of the rest of your media campaign. And unlike what’s gone on since the end of June, try to bring some focus and fire to this one.
With less than two months to go before Election Day, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has increased his already large lead over Democratic challenger Ben Jealous, according to a new poll from Goucher College. The survey conducted statewide last week reported Hogan lead Jealous by 22 percentage points.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous on Monday a released a new plan aimed at curbing prescription drug costs in Maryland. Called a “New Rx For Maryland,” it plan proposes creating a prescription drug affordability board to hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for rising costs
aryland Democratic Comptroller Peter Franchot has said that he would not endorse his party’s nominee for governor. And when asked recently by The Baltimore Sun’s editorial board who would get his vote, Franchot went further.
Maryland's Howard County — a swing jurisdiction that’s had two Democrats and two Republicans as county executives since 1990 — often mirrors the sentiment of the state as a whole, and political observers are watching the Allan Kittleman-Calvin Ball race for signs of trends.
The Bread and Roses Party, a self-identified socialist group, is 227 certified signatures away from the 10,000 it needs to get onto the ballot in Maryland. The state Board of Elections rejected the party's request to list Jerome Segal as its U.S. Senate candidate, and he's suing the board.
While Democrats are excited about the possibility of taking control of the House after the November mid-term elections, some folks are anticipating the ability of Democrats in the House to initiate impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump. In my opinion, that would be a mistake
Baltimore County executives candidates Al Redmer Jr. and Johnny Olszewski Jr. debated Tuesday, displaying differences in their approaches to spending on education. More than 100 people attended the debate at the Community College of Baltimore County in Catonsville.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s re-election campaign this week launched a website featuring a Jeopardy-style game show that mocks Democratic challenger Ben Jealous as embracing reckless tax-and-spend policies.
Gov. Larry Hogan’s campaign announced Tuesday that it is spending more than $1 million to launch a series of three education-focused television ads, continuing to deploy its significant fundraising advantage over Democratic challenger Ben Jealous.
Upon his death, the life and service of national hero Sen. John McCain was indeed fully praised beginning on Wednesday in his home state of Arizona continuing in our nation's capitol on Friday and Saturday, and concluding with a private burial service on Sunday at the Naval Academy.
Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Wednesday endorsed Democrat Ben Jealous for Maryland governor — the latest in a series of high-profile Democrats backing the former NAACP president in his underdog campaign against Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
The re-election campaign of Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday he has raised more than $2.5 million in about two months — allowing the governor and his running mate Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford to maintain a formidable warchest headed into the race’s final months.
I started working for startup and consulting companies early in my career, and then transitioned to the federal work force. I think this marriage of over 15 years of business sense and profit motive combined with the social and policy nature of working in federal agencies has much more in common.
Gubernatorial candidates Ben Jealous and Larry Hogan again spent a day touting dueling endorsements on Thursday. Jealous picked up support from the Democratic leaders in the General Assembly, while Hogan, the Republican governor, was endorsed by the statewide Fraternal Order of Police.
It's a simple job: He just needs to make sure that progressives feel welcome, that African-American voters aren’t taken for granted, and that everyone learns from — rather than broods over — the 2016 presidential election.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and leading Maryland Democrats on Wednesday celebrated federal approval of a waiver they say will prevent the state’s Obamacare marketplace from collapse — and save health insurance coverage for about 250,000 state residents.