Some Carroll County elected officials say the proposed 6th Congressional District map adopted by Gov. Larry Hogan’s redistricting commission is a small step in the right direction. The proposed map pairs most of Frederick County and about half of Carroll County with other western counties.
Burkittsville residents say they were surprised and upset to learn in December that Gov. Larry Hogan wants to give the U.S. government 2,481 acres in the park in exchange for state control of land in Prince George's County, where Hogan hopes to convince the Redskins to build a new stadium
As of this writing, 35 members have signed on support a Green New Deal select committee — a direct result of pressure from their constituents. In Maryland, only Congressman Jamie Raskin has. It's time to demand similar support from others.
What was once planned as a Baltimore event for President Donald Trump to discuss urban revitalization has turned into a White House meeting with just two confirmed Marylanders — neither of them elected officials. Mayor Catherine Pugh, U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings and Gov. Larry Hogan don't plan to go.
General Motors' CEO to meet with U.S. lawmakers from Maryland and other states this week. Maryland lawmakers say the decision to end operations at its White Marsh facility demonstrates "extremely poor corporate citizenship.” The meeting is scheduled for Wednesday night in Washington.
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.
U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders brought a jolt of energy to Democrat Ben Jealous’ struggling campaign to unseat Republican Gov. Larry Hogan in Maryland. Sanders told a raucous full house at an historic Bethesda theater that Jealous will be one of the greatest governors in U.S. history.
No matter who you believe or what party you belong to, we need to talk to our kids about sexual assault and the implications of improper behavior in today’s climate and well into the future, says one letter writer to the Carroll County Times.
Maryland Sen. Richard S. Madaleno is many things in addition to being a budget expert: Stalwart liberal. Political insider. Fierce Hogan critic. Maryland’s first openly gay state senator. But there’s one thing he is not: Widely known outside his home county of Montgomery.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz — a Democratic candidate for governor and a fixture in state politics for nearly a quarter century — died Thursday morning of cardiac arrest, officials said. Here’s how local political figures were reacting.
A $1.3 trillion federal spending bill working its way through Congress this week sets aside $73 million for Chesapeake Bay restoration and would continue to provide funding for other Maryland priorities previously threatened by deep cuts.
Maryland Democrats expressed skepticism Tuesday that President Donald J. Trump’s first State of the Union speech would change the political landscape on Capitol Hill or lead to bipartisan breakthroughs on immigration, infrastructure or other pressing issues.
Senate Democrats in Maryland and across the country faced a swift backlash from the left wing of their party Monday for voting to reopen the federal government without a guarantee to protect immigrants brought to the country as children.
The attacks by mental health experts on Donald Trump’s psychological health have violated the “Goldwater Rule,” the informal name given to section 7.3 of the American Psychiatric Association’s “Principles of Medical Ethics,” which says it's unethical to diagnose someone if you haven't examined him.
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.
When state Democrats unveiled their proposed congressional districts in 2011, one of the central justifications for the squirrely lines in Western Maryland was a need to "maintain" the Interstate 270 corridor.
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.
Former NAACP President Ben Jealous has indicated that he will compete for Maryland's Democratic gubernatorial nomination and the right to square off against Larry Hogan in next year's general election. Mr. Jealous faces a daunting task. In order to take on the "deeply popular" Republican, he'll have to beat a slate of other Democrats while likely facing staunch opposition from Maryland's Democratic Party.
Four Democrats in Maryland's congressional delegation held a rally in Annapolis on Monday in an effort to pressure Gov. Larry Hogan to publicly oppose the Republican health care plan headed toward a vote in Congress later this week.
The day after the election I submitted applications to job openings in Canada, so I am no fan of the current administration. But the best battle cry is to look to the state legislature as more than an opening act. These officials are not the also-rans of our democracy, they will be (and likely have been) far more impactful on your day-to-day life than anything Steve Bannon can decree.
More than 150 people packed the St. Paul's United Church of Christ fellowship hall Thursday night for an often boisterous town hall meeting on the future of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.