Author Wes Moore announced he is running for governor of Maryland.
It's time for one of the hottest traditional events on Maryland's political calendar, especially in an election year.
The Federal Election Commission ruled that a congressional candidate can use donor funds to pay for childcare while she's campaigning, removing a hurdle for those seeking office while raising kids and potentially opening the door to more women who want to enter politics.
Remember all the media chatter during the primaries about how the “Mormon factor” could undermine Mitt Romney’s candidacy? Forget about it. American voters, it turns out, are mostly unconcerned about Romney’s religious affiliation or have no idea what it is. Only 60 percent of voters are aware that Romney is a Mormon, 9 percent think […]
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday reaffirmed its 2-year-old decision allowing corporations to spend freely to influence elections. The justices struck down a Montana law limiting corporate campaign spending. By a 5-4 vote, the court’s conservative justices said the decision in the Citizens United case in 2010 applies to state campaign finance laws and […]
ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Democratic and Republican Senate primaries are crowded this year with eight Democrats hoping to upset a popular and well-funded Democratic incumbent Tuesday. For the GOP, there are 10 candidates hoping to win the nomination, including a former U.S. Secret Service agent and a former Bush administration official. Democratic incumbent Sen. Benjamin Cardin […]
ANNAPOLIS — Republican presidential candidates are vying for 37 delegates in Maryland’s primary, with Mitt Romney expected to fare well in a state that’s home to many moderate GOP members. Candidates have been making campaign appearances in the state in advance of Tuesday’s primary. Maryland is getting a rare moment in the Republican spotlight because […]
ANNAPOLIS — Republican presidential candidates are planning to visit Maryland next week. Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum’s national press secretary said in an email Friday that Santorum is planning a visit to Maryland on Tuesday. Alice Stewart says details are still being worked out. Texas Rep. Ron Paul’s campaign announced on its website a town […]
LOS ANGELES — Families canceling vacations. Fishermen watching their profits burn up along with their boats’ gasoline. Drivers buying only a few gallons of gas at a time because they can’t afford to fill the tank. From all corners of the country, Americans are irritated these days by record-high fuel prices that have soared above […]
The University of Baltimore School of law has narrowed its search for its next dean down to 12 candidates, according to the chairwoman of the search committee. Michele E. Gilman, a professor and director of the civil advocacy clinic, told students in an email Tuesday that the committee will be interviewing all 12 candidates during […]
Baltimore City mayoral candidate Frank Conaway has posted a rap on his campaign site that’s a little hard to miss. It takes just a couple swipes at his competitors for the spot — Otis Rolley, Catherine Pugh, Joseph “Jody” Landers and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. While we’re not sure this is actually Conaway rapping himself, the […]
Sheila Dixon’s return to politics says as much about the crop of challengers in this year’s race for mayor as it does about her. It’s vintage Dixon, though. Here she is, more or less announcing her candidacy for mayor in 2015 as if she were responding to a draft movement. It had the infamous Sheila […]