Though the first Democratic debates are nearly two months away, and the first actual contests won't take place for more than nine months, some early patterns are beginning to develop in the party's sprawling, unpredictable presidential race.
Elijah Cummings could turn out to be Trump’s worst nightmare based on the Baltimore resident’s powerful position in Congress, his widely-praised recent media performances and shifts in the zeitgeist that have thrust Cummings into the symbolic role of be new best hope to rein in Trump.
Gov. Larry Hogan will speak at a "Politics & Eggs" series at the invitation of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics — fueling speculation he has political ambitions beyond Maryland. The Republican governor has said he's open to considering a run against President Donald Trump.
Anyone who has been watching any cable news during the early stages of the 2020 race knows how dominant, informational and powerful a role cable news has come to play in providing a microphone and stage for new voices and shaping the national conversation of politics and the presidency.
It's no surprise that at age 77 Bernie Sanders is trying again in 2020. But a significant difference this time around is that he will not be alone peddling his message of "revolution" and moving the party further toward liberal or progressive positions.
In the first days of January 1960, Sen. John F. Kennedy of Massachusetts declared his candidacy for president, nearly a year before the actual balloting. This year, at least half a dozen hopefuls have already signed on for what promises to be an exhausting and costly Democratic fight.
It’s not too early to think about how the 2020 campaign can be a better one than the one we had in 2016. Toward that end, it would be useful to form a basic threshold of decency and legitimacy for anyone running in 2020 and to ask all candidates, including President Trump, to adhere to it.
Kamala Harris, a U.S. senator and former California attorney general known for her rigorous questioning of President Donald Trump’s nominees, has entered the Democratic presidential race. Harris' campaign says it will make its headquarters in Baltimore, with another office in Oakland, California.
U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris of California has entered the Democratic presidential race — and her campaign confirms she plans to set up its headquarters in Baltimore. Many locals expressed excitement about Harris bringing her campaign to Charm City. Others braced for jokes about Baltimore's reputation.
Sources familiar with U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris' plans tell The Baltimore Sun that if she runs for president, she'll put her campaign headquarters in Baltimore. The California Democrat is expected to announce her 2020 plans soon. Harris' Senate office declined to discuss her plans.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand came to Baltimore to stump for Democratic candidate for governor Ben Jealous. Gillibrand joins other national Democratic figures, including former Vice President Joe Biden and senators Cory Booker, Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren in supporting Jealous.
Warren, of Massachusetts, joins former Vice President Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris (California), Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vermont) and Sen. Cory Booker (New Jersey) as national political figures endorsing Jealous.
Baltimore's spending panel is asked to approve more than $1,800 to pay for outgoing Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's security detail for a trip to a upscale New England island for a political fundraiser and vacation getaway.
A group of first-time felony drug offenders will get the chance for a clean slate and job training under a new program that Baltimore's top prosecutor says will strike at a cycle of crime and unemployment.
Gov. Martin O'Malley will serve as co-chair of the Democratic convention's rules committee this year, a high-profile position that comes amid rampant speculation in party circles about his potential as a presidential candidate in 2016.