One of the state's most influential coalitions of local labor unions will endorse Rep. Chris Van Hollen¿' campaign for Senate on Thursday, despite a deep history of supporting his primary opponent, Rep. Donna F. Edwards.
A powerful group with deep ties to Maryland politics said Monday it will spend $1 million on advertising for Rep. Donna Edwards' campaign for Senate -- hoping to rebalance a race that increasingly appears to favor her opponent, Rep. Chris Van Hollen.
A powerful political group that helped elect Barbara A. Mikulski to the Senate nearly 30 years ago will spend $1 million in advertising for Rep. Donna F. Edwards' campaign to be her successor, helping to close an advertising gap with her better-funded opponent.
Joseline Peña-Melnyk, a longtime Maryland delegate for the 21st District, which includes Laurel, is now running for Congress. Joseline is seeking to fill Donna Edwards' seat in Maryland's 4th Congressional District. All of us in Maryland and the nation will be well served if she is successful.
After two months of targeting Baltimore-area voters with television advertising, Rep. Chris Van Hollen has opened a significant, double-digit lead in Maryland's closely watched Senate primary race, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun.
Reps. Donna F. Edwards of Prince George's County and Chris Van Hollen of Montgomery County have appeared more frequently in the Democratic-rich Baltimore region in recent weeks than any other part of the state — signaling the region's status as an emerging battleground in one of the nation's most closely watched Democratic primary contests.
WASHINGTON -- For months the two candidates running for Senate in Maryland have sought to distance themselves from a banking industry that remains deeply unpopular in the years since the foreclosure crisis.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen announced the support Tuesday of three state progressive leaders for his Maryland Senate campaign, part of the Democrat's effort to waive aside criticism leveled by his opponent about his liberal bona fides.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen is subtly taking on his opponent for Senate in a new television ad that began running in Baltimore on Monday -- offering a tweaked message intended to draw a contrast with Rep. Donna Edwards.
Former gubernatorial candidate and Maryland liberal leader Heather Mizeur is pushing back on comments from a leading national progressive group, arguing that it "crossed a line" in recent comments criticizing Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign for Senate.
The Maryland AFL-CIO, among the most politically active unions in the state, has decided against endorsing a candidate in the election to replace Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski, the group's president said Tuesday.
Rep. Donna Edwards has for weeks criticized her opponent in Maryland¿s Senate race for a fundraiser hosted by a former Wall Street lobbyist, arguing the event underscores Rep. Chris Van Hollen¿s relationship with the financial sector. The Van Hollen campaign counters that the former lobbyist, Douglas Lowenstein, and the other hosts of the fundraiser, are involved with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. The event, the Van Hollen camp says, was intended to support the congressman¿s efforts on that disease.
After not fielding a candidate for statewide office in Maryland for two election cycles, the state's Green Party appears to be lining up behind a Baltimore pediatrician-turned-advocate for the state's open Senate seat.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen said Tuesday that his campaign for Senate is capturing support from progressive Democrats -- particularly those who vote in Maryland -- despite his opponent's effort to count the party's liberal base as her own.
Rep. Donna Edwards' campaign for Senate is launching a web video Monday that chastises Congress for its latest budget brinksmanship, and also criticizes her opponent for "gaming out a partisan advantage" on the issue.
A Republican state lawmaker from Baltimore County who is among the highest ranked female elected officials in Annapolis is building a campaign for U.S. Senate, giving some state GOP leaders a burst of hope that the party can compete for the seat held by retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.
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.
Baltimore Rep. Elijah E. Cummings said Tuesday he will support the controversial nuclear agreement with Iran brokered by the Obama administration and other world leaders, arguing that a rejection of the deal would "likely cause more harm to the United States, American interests, and our allies."
Heather R. Mizeur, a former state lawmaker who developed an energetic following among Maryland progressives during her run for governor last year, is endorsing Rep. Chris Van Hollen for Senate, according to a video posted on her Facebook page Wednesday.
WASHINGTON -- A liberal Jewish group that is backing the pending nuclear agreement with Iran announced its support for Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign for Senate on Wednesday, months after announcing it will also support his opponent, Rep. Donna F. Edwards.
Borrowing a page from the presidential campaign, the two Democrats running for Senate in Maryland are taking aim at Wall Street — and each other — in a bid for voters fed up with the nation's financial industry.
WASHINGTON -- A powerful state lawmaker with close ties to Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski will endorse Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign for Senate on Thursday -- the first major endorsement to come from Baltimore in the state's high-profile political contest.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Donna F. Edwards on Tuesday reissued her criticism of Rep. Chris Van Hollen over the pending nuclear agreement with Iran, arguing in a statement released by her campaign that he is "hiding on the sidelines" on the issue.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Donna F. Edwards on Wednesday criticized her opponent in Maryland's Senate race, Rep. Chris Van Hollen, for "holding his finger to the air" rather than coming out in support of a nuclear agreement with Iran negotiated by the Obama administration.
The debate over federal gun control has emerged as an unexpected issue in Maryland's feisty Senate contest, with the two declared Democratic candidates working to demonstrate their commitment on a touchstone subject that has long been stalled in Washington.
Maryland's declared candidates for Senate are beginning to bring the state's marquee political contest into Baltimore, working to lock down support and money in the event that no credible prospect emerges from the region to succeed retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski.
State delegate and 2016 congressional candidate Joseline Peña-Melnyk has decided to locate her campaign offices on Main Street in Laurel, a decision she said was made based on the city's central location at the convergence of Prince George's and Anne Arundel counties.
A Washington-based union with members in suburban Maryland endorsed Rep. Donna F. Edwards' campaign for Senate on Wednesday, becoming the first labor group to back the Prince George¿s County lawmaker's bid.