The re-election campaign of Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday he has raised more than $2.5 million in about two months — allowing the governor and his running mate Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford to maintain a formidable warchest headed into the race’s final months.
Students from City Neighbors and the Park School of Baltimore are exploring the ways the civil rights era unfolded locally. They are interviewing civil rights veterans and visiting the places in their own neighborhoods where history happened.
Less than six weeks after one of the worst school shootings in U.S. history — and four days after two students were shot at a school in St. Mary’s County — organizers of the March for Our Lives rally hoped the event would draw hundreds of thousands.
New President Donald Trump adopted a generally more civil and conciliatory tone in his inaugural address while doubling down on his campaign allegation that Washington politicians were out for themselves, a situation he said was going the change fast.
The presidency has become ill-suited to the task of unifying the country, because the presidency has become the biggest prize and totem in the culture war. Like the religious wars between Catholics and Protestants in England, if one side controls the throne, it is seen as an insult and threat to the other. And whoever holds the throne is seen as a kind of personal Protector of the Realm.
WASHINGTON — A second Democrat in Maryland's congressional delegation said Tuesday he will skip President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration, adding that he could not stomach the Republican's "relentless trafficking in bigotry, misogyny and fear."
Rep. Anthony G. Brown on Monday became the first Maryland congressman to say he will not attend the inauguration of Donald J. Trump Friday, pointing to the president-elect's Twitter war with a civil rights hero.
Now as families across Maryland and the nation undertake volunteer projects Monday, the final day of service under a president who has been its champion, organizers have faith the tradition is rooted enough to endure change in the White House.
Already, editorial boards are preparing their indictments of what they believe to be Donald Trump's incompetence, bigotry and authoritarianism. Trump operatives will undoubtedly respond: "That's what they always say about Republicans." And they'll be right.
House Democrats, frustrated over the lack of progress on gun control, staged a sit-in on the chamber's floor Wednesday, and vowed not to leave until Republican leaders allowed a vote on a proposal to ban people on terrorism watch lists from buying firearms.
There is no doubt that TV ads played a major role in Tuesday's Democratic primary election for mayor, which Catherine Pugh won by only 2,574 votes over Sheila Dixon. The question is how much the outcome was shaped by the money spent on a highly sophisticated media effort for Pugh — and against Dixon.
Phillip B. Hunter, a retired attorney and Bel Air South resident who took part in the famed civil rights march in Selma, Ala., in 1965, was recognized recently along with his fellow marchers as the Congressional Gold Medal was bestowed upon their group at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
DeRay Mckesson, the prominent activist and late entrant into Baltimore's mayoral race, will meet with President Barack Obama and civil rights leaders at the White House on Thursday for an event honoring Black History Month.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Charles Lollar, an ordained preacher and former tea party activist, spreads a spirited message about rising above partisanship. He contends that he is the candidate best able to beat a Democrat in November.
Rep. Elijah E. Cummings is in South Africa for Nelson Mandela's memorial, but that doesn't mean he's abandoned domestic policy debates. In fact, Cummings said he and other Democrats in the official delegation have used the trip to engage with Sen. Ted Cruz on Obamacare.
On Sunday, Sept. 15, 1963, Ku Klux Klan members planted a bomb in the basement of the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, killing four young black girls. One of those girls was Braddock's 14-year-old sister, Carole Robertson.
The nation has made progress toward the dream of racial equality envisioned by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., President Barack Obama told tens of thousands on the National Mall on Wednesday, but creating economic opportunity for millions of Americans remains "our great unfinished business."
Members of the Carroll Co. chapter of the NAACP joined tens of thousands on Sat., Aug. 24, at National Mall - at the Reflecting Pool and the Lincoln Memorial - in Washington DC to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the August 28, 1963 March on Washington.