Does this year's Democratic gubernatorial primary have any similarities with that of 1978, when Harry Hughes pulled off a 20,000 vote upset to win the nomination from behind? The answer is yes. This year, the front-runner, Anthony G. Brown, is also the lieutenant governor, with two aggressive and reform-minded candidates — Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather R. Mizeur, of Montgomery County — trying to gain ground by critiquing the two-term administration of Gov.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake — who has gained a national reputation for welcoming Hispanic families to the city — joined a growing chorus of Maryland officials Tuesday raising concerns about a proposal to turn a vacant office building into a shelter for immigrant children.
By By John Fritze and Luke Broadwater and The Baltimore Sun
This is the same "revolving door" that the federal government prohibits for ethical reasons so that General Officers (GO) can't create jobs for themselves or their cronies after they leave there GO position.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has raised nearly $12 million in his bid for governor, the Democratic front-runner announced Monday. The final campaign finance report before the June 24 primary election are due Friday, but Brown's camp released its total tally early and touted collecting "over $800,000" in the past two and a half weeks.
Larry Hogan isn't pledging to turn deep blue Maryland red if he's elected governor. He doesn't even hold out a lot of hope for purple. He just thinks that if he can win the Republican primary, he can beat the Democratic nominee and fundamentally change the way the state does business.
A new effort is underway to increase the number of Hispanic and Latino employees within the federal workforce, where they remain among the most underrepresented minority groups despite being one of the nation's fastest growing demographics.
Del. Jon S. Cardin leads the Democratic field in the race for state attorney general, but the outcome remains far from settled because of a striking number of undecided voters and a well-funded challenger who is gaining ground, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun.
Dying is too easy in Baltimore, and neither death nor we should be proud. Even before summer officially arrives, nearly 90 people have been slain. Sages of street life here forecast long hot deadly days ahead.
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown has strengthened his lead in the fiercely contested Democratic primary for governor and enters the campaign's final two weeks with a 2-to-1 advantage over his closest competitor, according to a new poll for The Baltimore Sun.
Since legalized gambling began in Maryland, tens of billions of dollars have been wagered in the state's casinos — spinning off funds for schools, the horse racing industry and local programs that have financed everything from paving and police to iPads and small business loans.
Nearly 20 years afterward, the Kennedy Krieger Institute continues to defend itself against lawsuits alleging that a study it sponsored seeking less costly methods of remediating lead paint in homes poisoned some of the children whose families were recruited to participate in the research.
Two Republican candidates are running for the GOP nomination in this year's race for Harford County sheriff, which will bring the eventual opportunity to challenge incumbent two-term Sheriff Jesse Bane, who is a Democrat.
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler repeatedly ripped into the record of Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown as the three Democratic candidates for governor held their third and final debate Thursday on a Baltimore radio station.
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski called on the Obama administration Thursday to turn its attention to two Marylanders who are being detained overseas and argued that the recent release of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl raised significant questions for U.S. efforts to bring those men home.
As young voters in our state, we cannot help but express our disgust with the gubernatorial election thus far. Perhaps it is youthful idealism or ignorance, but we had looked forward to competitive, meaningful and well-debated primary and general elections. To our disappointment, the race for governor on both sides of the aisle has been stagnant and largely unproductive for the voters of Maryland.