After playing at being a TV correspondent and doing some of the worst on-air network reporting I have seen in 30 years of writing about media, Chelsea Clinton is declaring victory and moving on, she told People magazine.
Despite a format seemingly designed to produce conflict rather than illumination, Thursday's debate between Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather Mizeur gave a good sense of the Democrats running for governor.
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler launched barbed attacks on each other's record and character as they and Del. Heather R. Mizeur met in the Democratic gubernatorial campaign's first televised debate Wednesday night.
Just as life imitates art, the Washington political social world has come to imitate Hollywood. It offers a combination of political and entertainment celebrity "gets" to acquire what passes these days for status for the town where running the country is supposed to be the principal occupation.
A Valentine's Day agreement among the Democrats running for governor to cooperate on setting up debates collapsed Wednesday as his rivals accused front-runner Anthony G. Brown of ducking a third televised encounter.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and her security detail made two dozen out-of-state trips in 2013. The mayor's supporters applaud her travel, saying she is representing the city well before groups across the country. But some question whether it's possible to govern as effectively from out of town.
President Barack Obama no longer needs Gov. Martin O'Malley as a top campaign surrogate, and the Democratic Governors Association is set to elect someone else as its chairman. But neither development is likely to push Maryland's governor off the national stage.
I missed the debut last Sunday of a sorry little 30-minute piece of political propaganda called "Politics Unplugged" -- the product of former governor Bob Ehrlich and his wife, Kendel, buying time Sunday mornings on Baltimore's WMAR. But I caught it this week...
The storm that dumped inches of water on the state over the weekend included a silver lining of sorts for Maryland's politicians: A chance to show-off leadership styles amid wall-to-wall local television coverage and even national exposure.