Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous met Monday for the only scheduled debate in the 2018 governor’s race. This transcript was generated through a mix of automated software and human editing.
I came to live in the U.S. when I was 9. My family immigrated from Guatemala, which at the time was in the midst of a bloody civil war. I was never asked if I wanted to move — I was never even prepared for the culture shock, the vastly different school system or life in urban Los Angeles.
While a number of President Trump’s opponents were screaming at the sky on the anniversary of his election, I thought it would be a good idea to offer some commonsense perspective instead. I figured it would be a good idea to have a look at some of the positive highlights of the president’s record.
On the eve of a public hearing on the Maryland Trust Act -- which would limit local governments' ability to assist with immigration enforcement -- hundreds of activists marched in Annapolis to draw attention to the bill.
Ever since Mr. Trump introduced his signature "build a wall" mantra, anti-immigration sentiment on the right has been met with unrelenting criticism from the left. Now that the election is finally over, you probably know where you stand and how you would answer this question: Should we be granting amnesty to undocumented immigrants? Or do you? What if the question became a little more specific?
Democrats in Maryland are looking for ways to use this year's General Assembly session to protect the legacy of President Barack Obama and blunt the impact of sweeping changes they fear the Trump administration will usher in.
Food pantries are cropping up alongside corporate cafes and dining halls on college campuses across the country -- including Howard County Community College. On community college campuses ¿ the home of many untraditional students with diverse needs ¿ pantries serve a unique purpose.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, the county teachers' union and an immigrant rights group are asking Gov. Larry Hogan to reconsider appointing Ann Miller to the local school board, citing the conservative views she espouses as a blogger.
The Howard County Council last week voted on two nominations to county boards that had been on hold for several months -- and for a second time since Susan Garber's nomination to the Planning Board was voted down, politics has played a role in the decisions.
The Republicans' three amigos -- Rubio, Cruz and Bush -- look about as phony to many Latinos as the trio of actors-pretending-to-be-Mexicans played by Steve Martin, Chevy Chase and Martin Short in the 1986 movie, "Three Amigos!"
Carrie Evans, the executive director of Equality Maryland, was arrested at an immigration reform rally in Washington on Thursday afternoon, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization confirmed.
Gov. Martin O'Malley, a presidential hopeful, has taken on yet another "pop issue," proposing that Maryland provide foster care to several thousand unaccompanied Central American minors, lest they be sent to "certain death." He has also championed abolition of capital punishment and the establishment of gay marriage, the Dream Act, and tax credits and fueling stations for electric vehicles whose technology is not ready for prime time.
Brian E. Frosh, a veteran state senator from Montgomery County who championed gun control and environmental protection, led two opponents by wide margins in early voting in the race for the Democratic nomination for state attorney general in Tuesday's primary.