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The battle for Maryland's 6th Congressional District this fall will pit a millionaire corporate investor against a wealthy landowner -- occupations that the new STOCK Act will allow voters to examine more deeply as they decide who will represent them.
When congressional candidates in the 6th District started actively campaigning in January, Milad Pooran wasn't allowed -- he was 6,000 miles away doing critical care transport in Iraq as a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserves.
Rob Garagiola has been busy in Annapolis -- really busy. A state senator for more than 10 years, majority leader since 2011 and member of 10 committees, he has sponsored or co-sponsored more than 550 bills in the last five years.
"Economy," "jobs" and "the deficit" are words candidates say in campaign speeches to show they are in touch with the issues that matter to people, but to Democratic candidate John Delaney they're more than just buzzwords.
Metro's funding for safety improvements could be in jeopardy without passage of the federal transportation bill stranded in the House of Representatives, said Sen. Ben Cardin Tuesday.
Maryland's establishment Democrats -- stung by the defeat of their favored 6th Congressional District candidate Rob Garagiola on Tuesday -- began to make amends the day after the primary.
The Republican presidential primary has become a dog fight for delegates to the August convention, putting Maryland in an unfamiliar situation -- it actually matters.