First-time candidate Kathleen Matthews is pulling away from the rest of the 8th Congressional District field in the race for money, besting state Sen. Jamie Raskin for the second straight quarter, campaign finance reports filed late Sunday show.
The contests for Maryland's two open House of Representatives seats have so far progressed mostly out of view, with a bevy of candidates building campaigns in the shadow of the state's high-profile race for Senate. That's about to change.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker III endorsed Glenn Ivey's bid for the 4th Congressional District on Friday, backing a longtime family friend over a former lieutenant governor and a half dozen other Democratic candidates.
HYATTSVILLE -- A group of prominent Hispanic elected leaders, including state Sen. Victor R. Ramirez, announced Tuesday they are backing former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey's run Congress, representing one of the first efforts by any candidate in Maryland to publicly court the constituency.
Former Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown will report raising $122,000 since the beginning of April in his bid for Maryland's 4th Congressional District, a relatively small figure for a politician who held statewide office as recently as this year.
Former lieutenant governor Anthony G. Brown has a wide lead over lesser known opponents in the contest for Maryland's 4th Congressional District, according to poll summary released by his campaign Monday -- the first such survey made public in the crowded race for the Prince George's County-based district.
Former Prince George¿s County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey on Monday secured the first labor endorsement in the race for Maryland's 4th Congressional District, winning the support of a local electrical engineers union based in Lanham.
Gov.-elect Larry Hogan promised he would try to reduce tolls later this year and announced Tuesday a new transportation chief with an expertise in building roads. He also named prominent Baltimore Democrat Keiffer Mitchell as a special adviser to oversee expansion of charter schools.
The 2014 governor's race came into clearer focus Wednesday as Harford County Executive David R. Craig set a date to announce his candidacy as a Republican and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's campaign confirmed that Howard County Executive Ken Ulman will be his running mate in his bid for the Democratic nomination.
Jury selection in the federal bribery and extortion trial of Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie and two Shoppers Food Warehouse executives opened Monday with the judge reading aloud a long list of potential witnesses that could double as a Who's Who directory in state politics.
The Ehrlich campaign's alleged effort to keep blacks from voting last November could have the opposite effect for years to come, according to political observers who predicted that the recent indictments over automated phone calls would become election-season fodder for Democrats.