Apr 24, 2012

Ex-Edwards aide back on the witness stand at trial

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The aide who helped former presidential candidate John Edwards hide his mistress’s pregnancy is back on the witness stand, telling a jury about money that flowed from a wealthy supporter. Former aide Andrew Young testified Tuesday for a second day at Edwards’ criminal trial. Edwards has pleaded not guilty to campaign finance […]

Apr 4, 2012

Republicans try to shut down talk of becoming VP

WASHINGTON — Republicans considered to be up-and-comers are scrambling to declare a lack of interest in becoming Mitt Romney’s running mate. With the former Massachusetts governor poised to win the GOP nomination in June, if not earlier, some of the focus has shifted to possible choices for the No. 2 spot on the ticket. But […]

Apr 3, 2012

Republican candidates vie for Md.’s 37 delegates in primary

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 […]

Feb 18, 2011

O’Malley nominates wife for second term as judge

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is seeking a second term for the state’s First Lady as a district court judge. O’Malley formally nominated his wife, Judge Catherine Curran O’Malley, to a second term as a Baltimore District Court judge on Friday. Maryland’s First Lady has served as a judge since 2001. If approved by the […]

Feb 17, 2011

O’Malley announces nomination to Metro board

ANNAPOLIS  — Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will nominate former Maryland Rep. Michael Barnes to Metro’s board of directors. O’Malley announced Thursday he is nominating Barnes to represent Montgomery County on the board. He will fill the seat of Peter Benjamin, who has completed his term. Barnes is a senior fellow at the Center for […]

Jan 13, 2011

Towson University’s Caret a finalist for UMass presidency

BOSTON — A search committee charged with coming up with finalists for the job of president of the University of Massachusetts has whittled their list down to three names. They include Robert Caret, president of Towson University in suburban Baltimore, Philip Clay, chancellor of Massachusetts Institute of Technology since 2001, and Charles Bantz, chancellor of […]

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