In the first televised debate of election season, eight Democrats running for Maryland governor swiped at popular Republican incumbent Larry Hogan, but highlighted their differences on whether they would raise taxes if elected.
“These debates should come with a viewer warning message; ‘Be advised prolonged exposure will result in extreme boredom and likely deep sleep,’” Maryland Republican Party Chairman Dirk Haire said in a news release.
Frustrated congressional Democrats accused the Trump administration Friday of politicizing the 2020 census after a Justice Department official declined to answer questions on how the administration came to include a census question asking people about their citizenship status.
Voters of Carroll County deserve better than unattributed ad hominem attacks and appeals to people’s underlying fears and prejudices. Candidates can parry this political porn by using town hall meetings, forums and this newspaper to tell us more about what they stand for and what they are aga
Republicans David Ellin, Susan Krebs, April Rose and Haven Shoemaker and Democrat Emily Shank answer questions at the District 5 Maryland House of Delegates forum, moderated by Carroll County Times Editor Wayne Carter at the Community Media Center in Westminster on Wednesday, May 16.
The results of the primaries in North Carolina, Indiana, Ohio and West Virginia offer important insight into the political landscape and the American future. The expected Democratic landslide this November is now no longer assured.
Forums for the candidates seeking election to the Board of County Commissioners from District 1 and District 3, sponsored by the Carroll County Times and the Community Media Center, will be held this week. Meanwhile, two more forums for Board of Education candidates are coming up as well.
Gov. Larry Hogan joined state Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer Jr. in downtown Towson on Tuesday to support Redmer’s campaign for Baltimore County executive, appearing with him on a tour of small businesses.
Fifty-one percent of Americans are female yet, according to the Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) at Rutgers University, of the 535 members of the United States Congress in 2018, women make up only 106 or 20 percent of its members.
For the past four years at Loyola University Maryland I have come to find lifelong friendships, amazing mentors and, by the grace of God, a date. I was also able to discover the reason why Donald Trump is president: Overly liberal professors pushing conservatives to the edge.
With our executive branch in the hands of Donald Trump and the Republican-controlled legislative branch now essentially subservient to him, the judicial branch and the Justice Department now remain the principal defenders of the rule of law in this country.
In June's primary election, four Republican candidates for county commissioner in District 4 are vying for the right to move on to the general election, where they will face a challenge from a Democratic candidate who is uncontested in the primary.
Through his early retirement, Paul Ryan benignly confirmed that the Republican Party is now the Trump Party, and that he was finally uncomfortable being a copilot in the destruction of many of the GOP's traditional values.
As a public speaker at civic and industry events throughout Maryland, I care deeply about the issues affecting my state and city (Baltimore). There’s one problem, however, in my ability to effect solutions: As a registered independent, I can't vote in primaries.
Guns and crime will top the list of unfinished business Monday as lawmakers gather in Annapolis for the 2018 legislative session's final day — a dash to the midnight deadline for a record 3,101 bills introduced in the Maryland General Assembly.
A thought has been encroaching into my mind for some time — is it time to change my political party affiliation? This is akin to re-arranging deck chairs on the Titanic, after I reflected on it. Both parties have little resemblance to the ideologies of the parties when I first registered to vote.