Deliberation surrounding Lansdowne High School, as well as immigration, affordable housing and the gubernatorial race were among the most contentious issues debated by the two men hoping to win the Baltimore County Council District 1 seat.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is among four Republican governors calling on the U.S. Senate to delay a confirmation vote on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh until there’s an independent investigation of whether he committed one or more sexual assaults while in high school.
The next governor will likely replace five of the seven judges on the Maryland Court of Appeals, the state’s highest court, within the next term in office. While the affable Mr. Hogan is no Donald Trump, his appointees are unlikely to look out for the interests of all Marylanders.
Eleven state delegates from Montgomery County are calling on county police and State's Attorney John McCarthy to investigate allegations that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh committed sexual assaults in the 1980s while a high school student at Georgetown Prep in North Bethesda.
The FBI released Monday crime data that show Baltimore has the nation’s highest homicide rate among big cities. There were 342 homicides last year in the city. That's 56 per 100,000 people who live in Baltimore. The FBI says that's the highest rate of any U.S. city with more than 500,000 people.
Starting Monday, state employees who become parents can take 60 paid days off. The General Assembly passed the bill sponsored by Democratic Sen. Bill Ferguson of Baltimore, and Republican Gov. Larry Hogan signed it. The 60 days can be taken anytime in the six months after a birth or adoption.
A big point of contention in the Larry Hogan-Ben Jealous debate was whether the Republican governor has turned Maryland's economy around. A look at the numbers shows Jealous is basically right — the state is lagging behind.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous met Monday for the only scheduled debate in the 2018 governor’s race. This transcript was generated through a mix of automated software and human editing.
Gov. Larry Hogan has ruled out involving the Maryland State Police in any investigation of allegations that U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl more than 30 years ago in Montgomery County. State Sen. Cheryl Kagan urged the governor in a letter to act.
The evidence is clear: Despite Baltimore’s systemic long-term issues, businesses still want to invest in our communities and employ our residents. Our next governor should take note and give the city the transportation upgrade it desperately needs.
During an hour-long debate Monday at Maryland Public Television, Democrat Ben Jealous portrayed Maryland as failing under Republican Gov. Larry Hogan’s leadership. The schools? Sliding backward. The economy? Stagnant. Crime? On the rise. Hogan’s response: “It’s like you’re living in a dream world."
With Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous running on a campaign platform well to the left of center, some prominent Democrats are keeping a conspicuous distance. Some are even embracing the re-election campaign of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic challenger Ben Jealous meet Monday for their only scheduled debate, on Maryland Public Television. A panel of four journalists from around the state will question the candidates for an hour.
A notice on the webpage of Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh indicates state authorities may be conducting an investigation similar to one in Pennsylvania that found decades of child sex abuse by Roman Catholic clergy and cover-ups by the church's leaders.
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.
An outside group group tries to come to the rescue of Democrat Ben Jealous' outgunned media campaign with a TV ad linking Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to the policies of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos. Maryland Together We Rise says it plans to spend $1 million on ads in support of Jealous.
As the Democratic Party nationally unites to flip seats red-to-blue in order to win back Congress, local Democratic insiders in Maryland have reportedly begun a whisper campaign about candidate David Trone’s recent diagnosis and treatment for cancer. This is shameful. It’s also stupid.
By Rushern L. Baker III and Krish O’Mara Vignarajah
The Maryland State Education Association and the Montgomery County Education Association want a judge to block Republican Gov. Larry Hogan from using an apple logo on his campaign materials. They say the symbol is a trademarked sign of candidates and issues that the unions support.
Republican Gov. Larry Hogan's campaign trolled the Maryland State Education Association after its representatives warned him that he was violating a trademark logo. Candidates supported by the union use its red apple on their campaign materials to demonstrate their education bona fides to voters.
The lone debate scheduled between Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and Democratic nominee Ben Jealous will go ahead as planned Monday after the Jealous campaign dropped its veto of The Herald-Mail's statehouse reporter as a panelist. Now, Tamela Baker is back as a questioner.
So, here’s my advice to Ben Jealous on the eve of this big TV debate: Think of Monday as the first day of the rest of your media campaign. And unlike what’s gone on since the end of June, try to bring some focus and fire to this one.
With less than two months to go before Election Day, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan has increased his already large lead over Democratic challenger Ben Jealous, according to a new poll from Goucher College. The survey conducted statewide last week reported Hogan lead Jealous by 22 percentage points.
Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Jealous, in a late-night turnaround, backed off his veto of a western Maryland newspaper’s statehouse reporter as a panelist for his sole debate with Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. Maryland Public Television is the host of Monday's debate.
Marylanders continue to give Republican Gov. Larry Hogan high marks for his management of the state, but they also support several key initiatives of his Democratic challenger, Ben Jealous, according to a new Goucher College poll.
Promise Heights, a federal grant program run by the University of Maryland School of Social Work, has received $30 million from the federal government to help expand its programs into five schools in West Baltimore’s Upton/Druid Heights neighborhood.
Democrat Ben Jealous released his first TV ad of the general election Sunday — beginning what he said will be an advertising campaign that will keep him on voters’ screens through the November election.
We can all agree that the state of Baltimore schools is unacceptable for students, educators, families and communities. Let's also agree that current school and state officials deserve a clean slate that assumes the best of their abilities as they work to undo decades of disrepair and injustice.