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2018 election

Jun 27, 2018

New term gives Mosby chance to silence critics, roll out progressive policies

Marilyn Mosby gained international prominence just months after becoming Baltimore state’s attorney when she stood before the War Memorial and announced she was charging six police officers for their alleged role in the death of Freddie Gray.

Jun 21, 2018

Baltimore state’s attorney candidates make their closing arguments

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby is facing two challengers in the Democratic primary, including a defense attorney who represented one of the officers she charged in Freddie Gray's death.

Apr 11, 2018

Former senator Oaks seeks removal of name from primary ballot

Former state Sen. Nathaniel T. Oaks is supporting voter efforts to remove him from the primary ballot in June after the Maryland State Board of Elections has refused to do so.

Oct 12, 2017

Shea eyes incentives for health care, single-payer model

Jim Shea, one of nine declared candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for governor in 2018, said Maryland should become more involved in a push to create a federal single-payer insurance plan

Sep 29, 2017

Contempt ruling prompts Shea’s call for Schrader resignation

A Democratic candidate for governor is calling for the resignation of Dennis Schrader following a hearing in which the state’s secretary of health and four other officials were held in contempt of court. Jim Shea, the former chair of Venable LLP, issued the statement Thursday evening, hours after Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Gale E. […]

Sep 26, 2017

Baker, Shea respond to Goucher Poll

Both, in separate statements, reaffirmed their commitment to their respective campaigns.

Sep 18, 2017

Kamenetz joins gubernatorial field — and the temperature goes up

Baltimore County Executive Kevin B. Kamenetz, long presumed to be a candidate for governor, made his entry into the crowded Democratic field official early Monday morning. Kamenetz, a two-term Democrat, posted his announcement just after 6 a.m. on Facebook — about five hours before a scheduled rally in Towson. “I am the best Democrat in […]

Sep 11, 2017

2018 election the last, Conway vows

Sen. Joan Carter Conway is running for re-election in 2018 but is vowing that the coming campaign will be her last.  Conway, the six-term Baltimore Democrat and chair of the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee, said last week she plans to seek the seat once more. She’ll face a primary challenge from Del. […]

Sep 7, 2017

Washington files for Senate seat held by Carter Conway

A powerful Senate committee chairwoman and one of Baltimore City’s most vocal advocates is facing a challenge from a delegate who once ran on the same ticket. Two-term Del. Mary L. Washington, D-Baltimore City, filed Thursday seeking to challenge five-term incumbent Sen. Joan Carter Conway, chair of the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee. The […]

Aug 21, 2017

Redmer’s Baltimore Co. executive announcement appears imminent

The Maryland Insurance Administration commissioner appears to be on the verge of formally announcing his candidacy.

Aug 4, 2017

Madaleno calls DOJ threat to Baltimore mean-spirited, despicable

Sen. Richard S. Madaleno, D-Montgomery County, called on first term Republican Gov. Larry Hogan to push back against Session's threat in the latest effort to tie Hogan and President Donald Trump together.

Jul 28, 2017

Delaney to run for president, not Md. governor

Rep. John Delaney said Friday he will neither seek re-election in 2018 nor run for governor, contrary to the speculation of many Democrats. Instead, the three-term congressman said he will run for president in 2020.  Delaney made his announcement simultaneously in an op-ed in the Washington Post and an emailed statement to the press. “The current […]

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