A retired Lockheed Martin executive will assume leadership of the University System of Maryland Board of Regents, facing an uphill battle to regain public trust after the way the governing body handled the investigations into the death of 19-year-old football player Jordan McNair.
Gov. Larry Hogan cruised to a second term Tuesday night, but failed to take others from his party along for the ride. Voters said they voted against most Republicans — other than Hogan — out of their disdain for President Donald Trump.
Now that Republican Larry Hogan has bested Democratic challenger Ben Jealous to win a second term as governor of Maryland the blame game and airing of electoral grievances on the losing side can officially begin. But Mr. Jealous didn’t lose this race nearly as much as Mr. Hogan won it.
Here are five voter sentiments we learned from Tuesday’s midterm election in which Gov. Larry Hogan became the first Republican governor to win re-election in Maryland since the 1950s, despite widespread antipathy towards President Donald Trump.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan appeared to win a second term Tuesday, lifted by Democrats who crossed party lines to vote for his centrist approach to governing despite their anger over President Donald Trump.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s impressive win over challenger Ben Jealous Tuesday offers some strong insights into the use of media that directly challenge what was starting to feel like post-2016 conventional wisdom.
Other locales might have drawn more star power in recent days — from President Donald Trump jetting to 11 rallies in six days to Oprah seemingly taking up residence in Georgia — but Maryland voters descended on their polling places on Tuesday with a determined intensity of their own.
Carroll County voters went to the polls on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 6. Here's a sampling of their thoughts on the local races, the Maryland gubernatorial race and President Donald Trump, who isn't on the ballot but looms large over this election.
With thunderstorms in the forecast, political and nonpartisan operations alike are in overdrive to get hundreds of thousands of Marylanders voters to the polls on Election Day. And political campaigns for races large and small aren’t resting until they crash Tuesday night.
Brendan Iribe, the virtual reality pioneer whose name will grace a new $152 million computer science building opening at the University of Maryland College Park next year, has written Gov. Larry Hogan to express his dismay over the Board of Regents and support for UMD President Loh.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Democratic challenger Ben Jealous and other candidates on Maryland ballots are engaging in a final blitz to persuade undecided voters and get their supporters to the polls. Hogan is rallying in Annapolis and Grasonville; Jealous in Wheaton and the Baltimore area.
Six candidates are vying for three spots in the Maryland House of Delegates representing northeastern Baltimore County. The district has elected a mix of Republicans and Democrats for decades, but both parties are working for a clean sweep this year in the 8th District.
During the course of an hour-long interview at the state university system’s Baltimore headquarters, football coach DJ Durkin gave a speech that dramatically changed the course of events and convinced board members he should stay, according to several sources.
More candidates younger than 30 will appear on Maryland general election ballots this fall than in 2014. Political experts and leading scholars say that reflects national trends that show higher levels of engagement and optimism among young people. At least 26 candidates under 30 are running.
It is time to hold people and parties accountable, whether it’s for our uncivil discourse, the legislative branch’s timidity in exercising its Constitutional duty to balance executive over-reach, Washington corruption, or the soaring deficit.
Since the national Republican Party and our governor are disinclined to rein in drug prices, Marylanders hoping for relief with the bills they pay at the pharmacy, should take a closer look at Democrat Ben Jealous’ health care strategy.
Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday morning that he was “shocked” and “outraged” by the Maryland Board of Regents’ decision to reinstate football coach DJ Durkin and called school President Wallace Loh’s decision to defy the board and fire the coach a “big step” forward.
Tom Gordon of Westminster writes that voters should make history this election by re-electing Republican Gov. Larry Hogan; Maria Oesterreicher, a candidate for Judge of the Carroll County Circuit Court thanks her supporters.
University of Maryland President Wallace Loh fired football coach DJ Durkin a day after the University System of Maryland Board of Regents reinstated him. Loh said he took the action after meeting with the Student Government Association, department chairs and other campus leadership.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan issued a scathing rebuke to the University System of Maryland’s governing body, calling on it to reconsider its decisions to keep the flagship university’s football coach and athletic director while accepting the campus president's decision to retire.
James Brady, whom Gov. Larry Hogan appointed to head the University System of Maryland’s Board of Regents, threw a wrench into the final week of the gubernatorial campaign. He announced a decision to keep the University of Maryland's football coach and athletic director, despite a player's death.
A self-described 'independent-minded Republican' from Sykesville voices support for Katie Fry Hester, a Democrat for state Senate in District 9, while District 5 State Sen. Justin Ready writes about the success of 'Team Hogan' in Annapolis.
On a day when the news was full of package bombs sent to kill prominent Democrats and President Trump spewed his daily vitriol like regurgitated Diet Coke, it would have been logical for me, a lifelong Democrat, to double down and vote the straight party ticket. Yet I didn't. Here's why.
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.
Here’s what state leaders, sports writers, fans and others had to say about the decision to keep athletic director Damon Evans and football coach DJ Durkin at University of Maryland — and allow university President Wallace Loh to retire.