This week marks the orientation for 60 new Maryland General Assembly legislators — 43 in the House of Delegates and 17 in the state Senate. Before they can decide the future of the state, they first have to find their desks, figure out their committees and learn where to park.
Women are shut out of Maryland's congressional delegation. None are running for governor or attorney general, and the Republican woman running for comptroller is a major underdog. But on down ballot races, women are poised to make some major gains.
Maryland Republicans are preparing to mount an all-out assault on the Democratic super-majorities in the General Assembly, hopeful that the popularity of Gov. Larry Hogan will outweigh whatever drag President Donald J. Trump could have on their fortunes.
A battle for Republican political primacy in the legislative district that includes Annapolis Tuesday as Del. Herb McMillan accused a rival of "jumping the gun . . . and the shark" with his early entry into the 2018 state Senate race.
For Republican candidates in the Maryland governor's race, there's simply not enough Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. to go around. He's like the father in a large family whose kids compete for his attention but can't manage to get Dad all to themselves
As early voting got underway Thursday in the primary race for governor, the four Republicans competing for the GOP nomination jockeyed to present themselves as the most qualified to take on a Democrat in November.
Larry Hogan isn't pledging to turn deep blue Maryland red if he's elected governor. He doesn't even hold out a lot of hope for purple. He just thinks that if he can win the Republican primary, he can beat the Democratic nominee and fundamentally change the way the state does business.