The White House has lacked Maryland representation since former Gov. Spiro Agnew’s vice presidential tenure came to an end in 1973 during President Richard Nixon’s second term. In 2020, that could change.
Democrat David Trone, who spent more than $15 million in Maryland’s most expensive congressional race, captures the 6th District seat two years after being defeated in a neighboring district. Trone was vying against former Reagan administration official Amie Hoeber.
The so-called “pink wave” has made a smaller splash in the very blue state of Maryland. To be sure, women fared well vying for seats in the state legislature. Outside the State House, however, the story is far bleaker.
Google stopped accepting state and local election ads in Maryland on Friday as a result of a new law passed by the General Assembly that requires disclosure of who is paying for political advertising and for how much.
The lawsuit the U.S. Attorney of New York filed against President Trump's charitable foundation, saying it was used as a slush fund to pay off legal and campaign expenses, puts a spotlight on the largely unscrutinized world of charitable organizations.
While Zuckerberg sounded like he was saying some of the right things in the CNN interview about the Cambridge Analytica scandal, his record on matters of social responsibility and stewardship of personal data contributed by members of his Facebook community is dismal.
bs-ed-op-0228-social-media-accountability-20180227. Mr. Mueller’s investigation has proven that the digital advertising industry’s self-regulation approach has failed and allowed fake news and anonymous political ads to be easily be distributed with no checks or balances.
The race for Maryland Rep. John Delaney’s open seat in the House of Representatives will be the most closely watched congressional contest in the state next year. It’s also shaping up to be one of the nation’s most expensive.
Analysts say hundreds of Facebook ads targeted at users in Maryland in the months following the city’s riots in 2015 might have been a dry run for the broader, national Russian social media campaign that followed.
Democratic Rep. John Delaney's deliberation over whether to run for governor next year has created a political free-for-all in the state's westernmost congressional district, with a half dozen prominent Democrats expressing interest in his seat.
The judicious approach to the first political contest of Hogan's tenure reflects the governor's reluctance to appear partisan and his desire for voters to see him first as a leader, secondly by political party. "I don't think I have an obligation to elect Republicans," he said.
Given that the office of president of the United States must be held to the absolute highest of moral and ethical standards, professionalism, and avoidance of conflicts of interest, and given the fact that there is no way of insulating Mr. Trump from such conflicts given the complexities of his financial holdings, there is only one rational conclusion: Donald Trump is categorically disqualified from serving as president.
Two attack ads are running on television in the previously sleepy contest between Democratic Rep. John Delaney and Republican challenger Amie Hoeber, the first negative ads of the general election season to hit the state's airwaves.
Political fundraising solicitations are notoriously loose with the facts, but a recent blast email from Rep. Chris Van Hollen's campaign for Maryland's open Senate seat has received some attention for its claims — even with that low bar in mind.
Dr. Ben Carson, the retired Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon who suspended his presidential bid two months ago, will help Donald Trump's ascendant campaign choose a running mate — a move that has Carson supporters hopeful about his political future.