An appointee of Gov. Larry Hogan to the independent agency that regulates Maryland utilities faces tough questioning before a Senate committee Monday over allegations he improperly communicated with administration officials.
State Sen. Jamie Raskin is joining the advertising war unfolding in the pricey contest for Maryland's 8th Congressional District, launching a series of television commercials this week that portray him as the only progressive in the race for the Democratic nomination.
David Trone, a candidate for Maryland's 8th Congressional District, has taken up a popular argument in this year's political season — that special interests have too much influence over politicians. But Trone, the owner of a successful wine retailer, Total Wine & More, has spent more than $1.4 million lobbying state governments since 2011, according to a review of lobbying records in nearly a dozen states.
A Democratic congressional candidate in Maryland sued the state on Friday in an effort to halt the printing of early voting ballots, citing concerns that the design could harm candidates running throughout the state.
Democrats don't have much of a voice in partisan Carroll County politics. However, there is one partisan race in the upcoming primary that Carroll's political minority could affect, and that's narrowing down the field of nine vying to replace Rep. Chris Van Hollen in Maryland's Eighth Congressional District. Those candidates are: David M. Anderson, Kumar Barve, Dan Bolling, Ana Sol Gutierrez, William Jawando, Kathleen Matthews, Jamie Raskin, Joel Rubin and David Trone.
Democratic congressional candidate Kathleen Matthews, who has frequently talked about the importance of electing women to Congress, endorsed Rep. Chris Van Hollen in Maryland's Senate race on Monday instead of his leading female opponent.
The national political arm of Maryland's largest teachers union, one of the state's most politically active labor groups, endorsed state Sen. Jamie Raskin's bid for Maryland's 8th Congressional District on Thursday.
Kathleen Matthews' campaign for Congress on Tuesday accused newcomer opponent David Trone of trying to plant a staffer in her office -- a remarkable allegation in one of the state's most closely watched primary contests.
First-time candidate Kathleen Matthews is pulling away from the rest of the 8th Congressional District field in the race for money, besting state Sen. Jamie Raskin for the second straight quarter, campaign finance reports filed late Sunday show.
Kathleen Matthews, the former television news anchor and Marriott executive running in the 8th Congressional District, will report raising just over $500,000 in the fourth quarter of 2015, another significant haul for the first time candidate.
The wealthy owner of a national wine and beer retailer said Wednesday he will enter the contest for Maryland's 8th Congressional District, a move with the potential to significantly alter the landscape in one of the state's most competitive political contests.
A Washington County official faces scrutiny by the Maryland Senate over a derogatory comment he allegedly made about women and a racist Facebook post that depicts the "Little Rascals" character Buckwheat.
With all the focus on the presidential campaign the equally important legislative races are a bit neglected. If Chris Van Hollen wins the vacant senatorial seat then the 8th Congressional District seat will necessarily become vacant.
Kathleen Matthews, the former television news anchor running for Congress in Maryland's 8th Congressional District, is focusing on gun regulations in a new radio advertisement her campaign released on Tuesday.
While many members of Carroll's all-Republican, 11-member delegation note that they want to see the cost of living and doing business in Maryland go down, many also plan to fight for increased funding for Carroll County Public Schools, which plans to close three schools next year in response to declining enrollment.
Rep. Chris Van Hollen's Senate campaign aired a new television ad Wednesday touting his record on women's issues, the latest sign of the battle underway for a demographic that will play a key role in choosing Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's successor.
State Sen. Jamie Raskin picked up the endorsement Monday of the political arm of the Congressional Progressive Caucus in his bid for a House seat -- an important stamp of approval in race where most of the Democratic candidates are claiming the mantle of progressive politics.
The contests for Maryland's two open House of Representatives seats have so far progressed mostly out of view, with a bevy of candidates building campaigns in the shadow of the state's high-profile race for Senate. That's about to change.
Kathleen Matthews, the former WJLA anchor and Marriott executive running for the 8th Congressional District, picked up the endorsement of Emily's List on Thursday -- marking the second Maryland race the influential group has entered.
Kathleen Matthews' campaign for Congress fired back Tuesday at a super PAC supporting state Sen. Jamie Raskin, arguing the group focused on campaign finance reform was making "outrageous false claims."
State Sen. Jamie Raskin's campaign for Congress on Monday picked up the support of an influential state lawmaker as well as a nationally recognized super PAC working toward campaign finance reform -- part of series of high-profile endorsements he has received in recent weeks.
Joel Rubin, a former State Department official and vocal supporter of President Barack Obama's foreign policy announced Monday he is entering the crowded field of Democrats hoping to capture Rep. Chris Van Hollen's seat next year.
WASHINGTON -- State Sen. Jamie Raskin's campaign for Maryland's 8th Congressional District said Wednesday it had secured support from dozens of prominent women in a crowded race that will feature several prominent female candidates.
Kathleen Matthews, the former news anchor who is seeking the Democratic nomination in Maryland's 8th Congressional District, will run the first television ad of any candidate in the state this year -- and she's choosing a particularly high-profile event to make the debut.
WASHINGTON -- David M. Anderson, a senior vice president at the Washington Center and an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University, said he will enter the race for the Democratic nomination in Maryland¿s 8th Congressional District.
Del. Kumar P. Barve, the chairman of the powerful Environment and Transportation Committee, will report raising about $225,000 in his bid for Maryland's 8th Congressional District, the campaign said Wednesday.
Kathleen Matthews, the former television news anchor who is running for Congress, will report raising more than $500,000 in her bid for Congress, her campaign said Wednesday -- establishing the first-time candidate as a force in one of the state's most compelling political contests.
Former Obama administration official and Capitol Hill aide Will Jawando, who is running in Maryland's 8th Congressional District, will report raising more than $112,000 in the second quarter, his campaign said Tuesday.
Advocates of same-sex marriage celebrated the landmark Supreme Court ruling Friday that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry anywhere in the United States but said work remains to protect gay and lesbian Americans from discrimination.
Gov. Larry Hogan will take action to block the state from issuing license plates bearing images of the Confederate flag, a move that comes Tuesday as the 150-year-old symbol of a divided American began to fall across the country.
WASHINGTON -- Kathleen Matthews, the former news anchor running in Maryland's 8th congressional district, released an introductory web video Thursday that touts her background and outlines the message she hopes to project in the race for the Democratic nomination.
Del. Kumar P. Barve of Montgomery County rolled out more than two dozen endorsements from state lawmakers on Monday -- including House Speaker Michael E. Busch, a longtime ally -- in his bid for the the state's 8th Congressional District.
County staff will be requesting the Carroll County Board of Commissioners' permission to hold a public hearing regarding a state-approved ethics ordinance which has garnered opposition from Carroll and several municipal governments.
Touting her background as a "working mom" and "progressive business leader," Kathleen Matthews entered the race for Maryland's 8th Congressional District on Wednesday -- an announcement that could shake up the contest for the open seat.
Kathleen Matthews, the longtime television news anchor and former executive at Marriott, will make an announcement next week about her future, aides said -- the latest indication she is planning to run for Maryland's 8th Congressional District.
Kathleen Matthews, a longtime television news anchor in Washington who is rumored to be considering a run for Maryland's 8th Congressional District, is leaving her post at Marriott International to "seek a challenging new role in public service," according to a memo distributed Wednesday by the Bethesda-based company.