Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford will report Tuesday that they raised more than $1 million in about a month this spring, bringing their campaign cash more than $9 million — far more than their Democratic challengers.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker tapped Elizabeth Embry to join his campaign for governor, bringing criminal justice expert with deep city ties into the race for the Democratic nomination.
A divided Baltimore electorate generally voted along racial lines in narrowly choosing state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh to become the Democratic party's mayoral nominee over former Mayor Sheila Dixon, an analysis of precinct-level data shows.
State lawmakers are allowed to raise campaign funds during the session only if they are running for local or federal offices. The fundraising ban was established in 1997 to curb the appearance of corruption, stopping lawmakers from soliciting campaign contributions while voting on legislation that could affect donors.
The campaigns for state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh and former Mayor Sheila Dixon traded allegations Monday of voter intimidation and illegal behavior, as the leading candidates for mayor each sent complaints to the state prosecutor for investigation.
Baltimore City Councilman Nick J. Mosby dropped out of the mayor's race Wednesday and threw his support behind state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, a move political observers say could be enough to push her to victory in two weeks.
State Sen. Catherine E. Pugh has opened up a clear lead over former Mayor Sheila Dixon as the mayor's race enters its final month, according to a new poll for the Baltimore Sun and the University of Baltimore.
The top Democrats running for mayor in Baltimore sparred Tuesday over who bears responsibility for the failed policies of the past, putting the front-runners, former Mayor Sheila Dixon and state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, on the defensive.
On Tuesday, six leading Democrats running for mayor of Baltimore made various claims — mostly true, but some false or exaggerated — during the first televised forum of the campaign sponsored by The Baltimore Sun, WJZ-TV, the University of Baltimore and Baltimore City League of Women Voters.
Elizabeth Embry tries to make a 20-minute sale to the 50 potential voters jammed inside Bertha's dining room: She's a fixer driven to make city government work the same for people in West Baltimore as it does for residents of Roland Park.
Not so long ago, luring business — any business — to Baltimore was name of the game for city leaders, who looked to subsidies and lower property taxes to do it. But this year, mayoral candidates are focused on telling voters how they will make business work for them, highlighting support for workforce training, ex-offenders and stronger local hire laws and while taking a sharper look at tax breaks and public financing authorized for real estate projects.
With less than seven weeks to the primary election in the Baltimore mayor's race, leading Democratic candidates say they're planning a large increase in campaign spending — especially on television ads.
State Sen. Catherine E. Pugh and former Mayor Sheila Dixon are locked in a virtual tie in the Democratic race to become Baltimore's next mayor, a new poll for The Baltimore Sun and the University of Baltimore shows.