WASHINGTON -- In the latest indication he is moving rapidly to head off potential challengers in Maryland's Senate race, Rep. Chris Van Hollen will report raising $1.2 million in the first quarter of this year, his campaign said Wednesday.
I am no fan of President Barack Obama. I have been openly critical of him, particularly of his foreign policy. But I treat Mr. Obama with a certain measure of respect. After all, he occupies the office of the president of the United States. Name-calling is not something I practice nor encourage when it comes to our president.
Gov. Larry Hogan's choice to head the Maryland Higher Education Commission is not scheduled for a confirmation vote in the Senate Executive Nominations committee Monday night -- the last scheduled meeting of the panel during the current 90-day session.
Members of Congress don't always complete their terms due to factors like death, a new job and scandal. Today, 36 states, including Maryland, let governors fill Senate vacancies by appointment rather than special election — meaning voters get no say in choosing their new representative. Maryland can change that by passing legislation to give voters the power to pick their new Senator through special election.
So, remember that time that Cyrus fell for the spy/male escort Elizabeth North hired to dig up dirt on him and then found out he was a spy and was forced to get engaged to him in order to avoid a major political sex scandal? Well, "Scandal" finally did, too.
There's a right way and a wrong way to amend the United States Constitution, and far too many current state legislators are trying to do it the wrong way: by attempting to call our first constitutional convention since 1787.
Now that the Maryland General Assembly's crossover day, the deadline for one chamber to vote on bills so they can be sent to the other, has come and gone, the status of several bills that were in limbo earlier in the week are now known.
An attorney and former legal aide to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. told supporters in an email Wednesday he is considering a run for Senate in Maryland -- adding his name to a relatively short list of Republicans who are considering the contest.
When Arbutus resident Chuck Catterton returned from the Vietnam War in 1968, he didn't receive a warm welcome. Catterton was caught off guard when he heard that the General Assembly passed a bill Thursday, March 19 designating March 30, which marks the 42nd anniversary of troop withdrawal from the war, as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.
WASHINGTON -- Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, who is considering a run for Senate in Maryland, called Tuesday for tougher regulation of financial advisers who help people plan for retirement, becoming the latest Democrat to weigh into an issue under review by the Obama administration.
Gov. Larry Hogan boasted to a supportive business group Tuesday that his new Republican administration has already achieved more on protecting the Chesapeake Bay and changing attitudes in state government than former Gov. Martin O'Malley.
During my time in Congress, both parties were able to work together to reach binding budget resolutions that outlined a spending plan for the entire year. While this process was often contentious, we all had the same goal: to establish sensible fiscal guidelines. But because of the current level of partisanship in Washington, lawmakers haven't passed a budget since 2009. We haven't seen an efficient, cooperative government in years. No Labels, a national movement of Democrats, Republicans and