mid an investigation into the culture of the University of Maryland’s football program, power players in the state are preemptively mobilizing to defend President Wallace Loh. They worry he is being made a “scapegoat” and they say black Marylanders support Loh.
Ben Jealous won the Democratic primary for Maryland governor with an overwhelming margin in the Baltimore region and a strong performance in the Washington suburbs where his chief rival, Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker, was expected to perform well.
Rushern Baker, the Prince George's County executive, and Ben Jealous, a former NAACP president, appealed to Baltimore voters on Monday, speaking with city residents about education, crime and jobs ahead of Tuesday's Democratic primary election.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ben Jealous unveiled a plan on Wednesday that offers an array of ideas for boosting the state’s economy, from raising the minimum wage, expanding high-speed internet access and supporting startup companies.
A new Baltimore Sun-University of Baltimore poll has found that with less than three weeks until the Democratic primary election for governor, two candidates have broken away from the crowded pack, though a huge swath of voters are undecided and haven't been paying attention to the race.
Some of the Democrats who want to challenge Gov. Larry Hogan went bold in a televised debate taped Wednesday, calling for such measures as impeaching President Donald J. Trump, disbanding the Baltimore police department and ordering state troopers to confront federal immigration agents.
Democrat Rushern Baker, the Prince George's County executive, launched his television ads in the campaign for governor this week with a modest ad buy and two spots for Baltimore and Montgomery County voters.
The Maryland Democratic Party on Thursday announced that the nine candidates vying to win the June 26 primary election for governor have agreed to four televised debates, a scheduled that begins Monday.
With less than 10 weeks to go until the June 26 primary election, leading candidates for Maryland governor are hitting the forum circuit hard. Last night, seven Democrats and one Green Party member were in front of a packed crowd at the Peabody Heights Brewery in Baltimore.
Prince George’s County officials said Wednesday that they will join with the NAACP to sue the Trump administration over concerns that its plan for the 2020 census would lead to a significant undercount of African-American residents.
Maryland Democrats face a host of problems in unseating Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, but disunity doesn't appear to be one of them. AT a forum Saturday in Baltimore, all seven contenders for the Democratic nomination for governor pledged their unwavering support for the winner of the primary.
Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker tapped Elizabeth Embry to join his campaign for governor, bringing criminal justice expert with deep city ties into the race for the Democratic nomination.
Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz, running for governor of Maryland, has to convince voters he's a better choice than popular incumbent Gov. Larry Hogan, but first he is trailing the Prince George's County executive in early Democratic primary polling.