As we gear up toward midterms in November, Americans have resumed a perennial conversation about political division and parties. A casual scroll through Facebook or Instagram will highlight the level of animosity and cruelty between some who are politically inclined.
The major significance in the midterm elections three months from now lies in the question of whether Democrats can seize control of the House of Representatives, where any presidential impeachment procedure must begin.
Trump has known about the meddling since his election but it wasn’t until this past July 27 that he used a meeting of his most senior national security advisers to discuss any effort to protect the electoral process.
Democrat Ben Jealous' campaign says he will win the election for Maryland governor because Donald Trump will motivate Democrats to go to the polls in a wave that incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan can’t stop.
The Republican Governors Association is pounding Ben Jealous with attack ads — and has no plans to stop. if Jealous is hoping the Democratic Governors Association will return fire, he might be waiting a while.
Women are shut out of Maryland's congressional delegation. None are running for governor or attorney general, and the Republican woman running for comptroller is a major underdog. But on down ballot races, women are poised to make some major gains.
Maryland's U.S. senators Ben Cardin and Chris Van Hollen on Tuesday asked Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin to investigate a Russian investor's ties to a company that manages the state's election technology.
Where do today's extreme politics leave those of us that consider ourselves to be common sense middle? The answer seems to be emerging in a national movement called “Unite America.” This group has come a long way in a short time.
Abortion rights opponents say it would be a waste of time and effort to pass a constitutional amendment affirming the right to an abortion in Maryland. In a practical sense, they have a point. But the symbolic value of such a step would be high.
Gov. Larry Hogan is popular, but so was former Gov. Bob Ehrlich when he lost his bid for reelection. So goes the favorite anecdote of voters certain to have previously lived our current gubernatorial contest. But are Marylanders really experiencing a case of electoral déjà vu?
Together, Democrats and Independents outnumber Republicans by more than 31,000 voters in Harford County. The local Republican machine can be beaten, but only if Democrats and Independents go out and vote.
It is an assumption about the nature of political parties that they must have a direction, and that direction must speak for most candidates and politicians within the party family. But why? Why can’t there be factions, as there most assuredly are in the Democratic Party?
Warren, of Massachusetts, joins former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris (California), Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vermont) and Sen. Cory Booker (New Jersey) as national political figures endorsing Jealous.
The ruling will allow the plaintiffs in the case — the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia — to proceed with their case, which says Trump has violated the Constitution's little-used emoluments clause.
By Ann E. Marimow, Jonathan O'Connell and David A. Fahrenthold
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan was among those critical of President Trump's comments in Helsinki, and this has reignited a debate between some Republicans as to whether or not the governor should be supported (“Never Hogan”). But the debate misses many important points.
Wednesday night, the Maryland Democratic Party sent out an email blast with the subject line: “FYI: Hidin' Hogan Afraid To Debate and Defend His Record.” C’mon now – this is the big Democratic strategy? To try to paint Mr. Hogan as being Trump-like by acting like Donald Trump?