Five weeks before the election, a measure to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland has seen a surge of support and is now favored by likely voters, 49 percent to 39 percent, a new Baltimore Sun poll has found.
As part of a series of visits to Harford's community councils, County Executive David Craig answered questions Wednesday night from Jarrettsville and Norrisville residents about business tax breaks and incentives, November ballot questions and state mandates like the new law restricting development in rural areas.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley's appearance at Sen. Tom Harkin's "Steak Fry" in Iowa not only signals O'Malley's political ambitions, but also underscores the kinds of challenges undeclared candidates face as they juggle day jobs with hectic travel schedules.
The melody of the president's voice, the intensity of his movements gripped Jeremy Brickey's attention, cutting through the monotony of freshman orientation at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
Maryland enters uncharted political territory this fall as voters for the first time in decades face four major ballot questions. It is likely to feature an onslaught of costly advertising as competing interests — from all over the country — try to sway the state's electorate
Through dogged organizing and clever use of technology, freshman Republican Delegate Neil Parrott of Hagerstown has turned a little-used provision of the Maryland's Constitution into a tool capable of overturning chunks of the ruling Democrats' legislative agenda.