Maryland's delegation predictably split along party lines over the House of Representatives' latest effort Wednesday to repeal President Barack Obama's national health care law -- with two state Republicans backing the repeal and six Democrats opposing it.
Opponents of the congressional redistricting plan devised by Gov. Martin O'Malley and General Assembly leaders claimed to have passed the first test for putting the measure on the November ballot by gathering enough voters' signatures to keep their effort going.
Three Maryland lawmakers are leading vastly different efforts in Congress to confront the growing influence of super PAC spending on campaigns, weeks after the state received its first taste of the controversial campaign spending in the presidential primary.
The rout in Maryland's 6th District raises questions about the political potency of the state's labor groups, which is particularly important as Democrats gear up to take on Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett in November.
School board candidate David Murray's efforts paid off, as he bested his challenger Zabrina Epps, a 40-year-old Laurel resident and academic advisor at the Community College of Baltimore County, by 25 percentage points and roughly 1,500 votes. However, both candidates will still advance to the general election in November.
Gov. Martin O'Malley will back state Sen. Rob Garagiola in his bid to capture the nomination in the 6th Congressional District, a significant get for a candidate who has faced a stronger than expected challenge from Potomac banker John Delaney late in the campaign.
Milad Pooran was honeymooning in the South Pacific last summer as politicians in Washington were turning a deadline to raise the U.S. debt limit into another opportunity for partisan brinkmanship. He asked his wife for permission to run for Congress from Maryland's 6th District.
A group that has already put one referendum issue on November's ballot has turned its sights to Maryland's new congressional map, announcing Tuesday that it will try to gather enough signatures to give voters a chance to throw out the redistricting plan.
A major statewide union has threatened to reassess its support of Rep. Donna F. Edwards after the Prince George's County Democrat endorsed John Delaney in Maryland's 6th District race on Thursday instead of the candidate backed by Maryland's largest labor groups, state Sen. Rob Garagiola.
A crowd of hundreds at Prince Georges Community College awaits the arrival this morning of President Barack Obama, who is due to deliver the latest in a series of addresses on energy as rising oil costs create a drag on the economic recovery - and his own reelection effort.
Two Maryland Democrats who voted against a jobs bill that won House approval Thursday said they opposed the measure because it would roll back financial regulations intended to protect investors, including those created under the Sarbanes-Oxley law passed in the aftermath of the Enron scandal.
Eight of Maryland¿s 10 members of Congress voted against a bi-partisan plan Friday to extend a national payroll tax holiday ¿ including two who were instrumental in crafting the deal ¿ citing concern over how the measure would affect federal employees.
Maryland¿s competitive congressional election for Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett¿s district has made a list of 36 races the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Wednesday it intends to target in the hopes of clawing back control of the House of Representatives.
State Sen. Rob Garagiola, a Democrat running for Congress in Maryland¿s 6th District, released a decade¿s worth of federal income tax returns Thursday and challenged other candidates in the race to do the same.
The road to re-election for Rep. Donna Edwards cleared Wednesday, Jan. 11 with the withdrawal of Glenn Ivey, her chief rival in the 4th Congressional District Democratic primary. Ivey, the former Prince George's County state's attorney, said he was quitting the race because he was unable …
Despite months of speculation that he would retire rather than face a tough re-election, Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett appears to be mounting something of a political comeback as he begins to gear up for a race that will be among the most closely watched in the nation.
The dean of Maryland's congressional delegation, Sen. Barbara Mikulski, endorsed Rep. Donna Edwards for reelection on Thursday, the first high-profile endorsement in a primary election race that, so far, has mostly taken place behind the scenes.
Dec. 20 -- Rep. Donna F. Edwards offered a resolution on the House floor Tuesday that would disapprove of Florida GOP Rep. Allen West for telling reporters recently that Nazi propagandists would be proud of the Democrats¿ 'propaganda machine.' Reading from the resolution, the Prince George¿s County Democrat called comments by the Tea Party conservative 'offensive' and said they diminish the memory of Jews killed in the Holocaust. The House voted 231-188 to table the resolution.
A massive, $662 billion defense measure that authorizes hundreds of millions of dollars in spending on Maryland's military facilities cleared a final vote in the Senate Thursday and now heads to President Barack Obama, who is expected to sign it into law.
Illegal immigrants in Baltimore will be among the first in the nation to have their cases reviewed under a new policy that focuses on people who have committed crimes since arriving in the United States while freezing the cases of some of those who have not.
In one of Maryland's first large campaign events of the 2012 election, Democratic leaders rallied in Silver Spring Wednesday for President Barack Obama — but also for a competitive congressional race recently made competitive by redistricting.