For Baltimore voters not satisfied with the direction Democrats have led the city in the last half century, the five Republicans and three Greens running for mayor say they'll take a different approach to crime, mass transit and economic development.
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.
City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and activist Kim Trueheart will face off April 26 in the Democratic primary for the council president. They're two of seven candidates running for the seat, including Republicans, third party and unaffiliated challengers.
Former Mayor Sheila Dixon on Tuesday released a 19-page plan to improve economic development in Baltimore that includes a $15 hourly minimum wage for city workers, a $21 million investment in job training and increased emphasis on growing women- and minority-owned businesses.
Incumbent Comptroller Joan M. Pratt, who has held the office since 1995, has not faced a challenger in the Democratic primary since 1999. Enter Mike King, who says he has a plan to drastically increase the number of audits performed in cash-strapped Baltimore.
A 25-year-old former Navy submariner said Thursday he will run as a Libertarian in Maryland's 1st Congressional District, challenging incumbent Rep. Andy Harris' positions on marijuana and foreign engagement.
Right now Chrys Kefalas, a gay Republican from East Baltimore, has an "exploratory committee" to see if there is enough money and political support to carry him into a credible campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by the retiring Barbara Mikulski.
Republicans fear having Democrats control the White House longer than eight years for the first time since the days of Harry Truman. Above all else, that fear will be the animating feature of the 2016 GOP primary.
Thankfully, the recent vaccination controversy that dominated headlines and muddled the 2016 Republican presidential primary is mostly over. But political flare-ups of this sort provide a gentle — and for some, unwelcome — reminder about the interconnected nature of modern American life. Libertarians on both the left and right can agitate for greater autonomy as a bulwark against what they see as a too-intrusive government, but the fact is that the era when individual decisions can
A foundation led by the owner of the Philadelphia Flyers and the Charles Koch Foundation have pledged $6 million to create a new center that will study enterprise and markets at the University of Maryland's business school.
Uber has pulled off what few others can these days: The beloved car service has united politicians of all persuasions. Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians are all vying to outdo each other in portraying the popular ride-sharing company and its political struggles to avoid regulatory strangulation as a poignant validation of their individual world views.
Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown highlighted his support for expanded pre-kindergarten Tuesday in a television advertisement designed to draw contrast between himself and Republican nominee Larry Hogan.