As lawmakers prepare to elect a speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, Democratic Del. Maggie McIntosh of Baltimore says she's got enough votes locked up to win. Her rival, Democratic Del. Dereck Davis of Prince George's County, says he's "pretty confident" of winning himself.
As Democratic activists and residents of the 43rd Legislative District in Baltimore City, we watch with great interest the race for the leadership of the Maryland House of Delegates, and we write to urge the members of the House to support our representative, Del. Maggie McIntosh, for speaker.
Previous successful presidents from that party can be exemplars of what we should look for. The founding president for the Republican party was Abraham Lincoln. He showed great empathy for people of color. A modern Republican president should do no less.
A group of Maryland’s black lawmakers announced it is backing Del. Dereck Davis to become speaker of the House of Delegates — the latest move in what’s becoming an increasingly heated campaign to replace the late Speaker Michael E. Busch by two of his lieutenants.
Two Democratic legislators vying to lead Maryland's House of Delegates have formed an alliance in hopes of electing the first black speaker in the state. Adrienne Jones of Baltimore County has withdrawn her bid and supports Dereck Davis of Prince George's over Baltimore's Maggie McIntosh.
Del. Darryl Barnes, chairman of the Legislative Black Caucus, said Democratic Party chairwoman Maya Rockeymoore Cummings is attempting to intimidate black lawmakers from partnering with Republicans to elect a black speaker.
Here are six takeaways from Larry Hogan’s appearance at the “Politics & Eggs” speaker series — considered a “must” stop for presidential hopefuls — at Saint Anselm College’s New Hampshire Institute of Politics.
There's now officially a three-way race to become the next speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates, with Adrienne Jones of Baltimore County, Maggie McIntosh of Baltimore and Dereck Davis of Prince George's County openly campaigning for the post.
Several health bills passed the legislature this session, including one to make it easier for the uninsured to enroll in a plan, a board to control drug prices and extension of a tax to stabilize the insurance market.
Why does Trump want to wait to formulate his health care plan? Could it be that, as with many of his pronouncements on issues — like climate change, foreign relations, and tariffs — he has no clue or plan?
I would like to ask some cogent questions of Mr. Mueller. None of these is a partisan question. Democrats, Republicans, and independents alike all should all be asking them because of the unprecedented assault on our electoral system that was devised and executed by the Russian military.
The American Revolution was founded on the progressive ideals of liberal democracy, that government derives its power from the consent of the governed — another, more familiar term for “liberal democracy” is “Western Democracy.”
Witcover: Ms. Pelosi's “no” to impeachment is merely recognition that the president's foes bent on getting rid of him are premature in their efforts. Moreover, she admonished her fellow Democrats to get on with the fight for their moderate to progressive agenda in Congress.
Baltimore lawmakers have voted down legislation that would have allowed city school police officers to carry guns while patrolling in schools. The city’s House delegation voted 10-5 against the bill — effectively killing it for this legislative session.
A powerful General Assembly committee has voted to revise Gov. Larry Hogan’s more than $46 billion budget proposal to provide millions more in funding for Maryland’s public schools, while cutting some of the Republican governor’s prized initiatives.
The Democratic-controlled House on Friday approved legislation aimed at reducing the role of big money in politics, ensuring fair elections and strengthening ethics standards. But it stands little chance in the Republican-run Senate.
New Harford Democratic Club board president Bridgette Johnson emphasized her organization's call for the resignation of Del. Mary Ann Lisanti, despite a protest from one member during the club's monthly meeting Wednesday.
Some Carroll County elected officials say the proposed 6th Congressional District map adopted by Gov. Larry Hogan’s redistricting commission is a small step in the right direction. The proposed map pairs most of Frederick County and about half of Carroll County with other western counties.
After traveling to Iowa and sparking further media speculation about whether he would challenge President Donald Trump in the 2020 GOP primary, Gov. Larry Hogan returned to Maryland and said he was no closer to making a decision about his political future.