Mitt Romney's campaign got its shot at introducing Paul Ryan to America Saturday morning, but the more important introduction in terms of mainstream America came Sunday night courtesy of '60 Minutes,' which scored the first sit-down TV interview with the Republican team.
Republican and Democratic candidates made a final push for support across the state hours before voters were set to head to the polls in Maryland today to chose a GOP presidential candidate and settle a handful of highly competitive congressional contests.
The state Senate voted Thursday to significantly raise taxes on Marylanders earning half a million dollars or more — prompting complaints that liberals were bent on launching class warfare in the state.
For Rep. Chris Van Hollen, brokering a bipartisan deal to trim the federal deficit is about more than dodging draconian automatic cuts or boosting the fragile economic recovery. It's also about proving a bitterly divided Congress can still accomplish something.
National political groups that have become active in competitive House districts across the country, are so far holding fire in Maryland's 1st Congressional District as they wait for the outcome of the state's redistricting.