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With economies collapsing all over the world, with storms like Sandy destroying all in its path, with tragedies like 9-11 promoting fear, some people are mobilizing for crisis.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Rep. Elijah Cummings urged members of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators on Thursday to continue fighting racial disparities in health care, voting and unemployment.
Rep. Andy Harris handily won Maryland's 1st District, but surprisingly lost 33 percent of the vote to an amalgam of a withdrawn candidate and several write-ins.
Less than two weeks from Election Day, tension and uncertainty are mounting, but if the stars align in Congressional Districts 6 and 1 and the U.S. Senate race, Rep. Andy Harris may soon be the highest-ranking Republican in Maryland.
The Democratic Party has a new challenger to Rep. Andy Harris in Maryland's 1st Congressional District, after voter fraud allegations ended the previous candidate's bid, but the odds of his beating the incumbent are slim.
"It was inspirational," said Sen. Ben Cardin, D-Md. "I think he laid it out very clearly the choice Americans must make in November, and if you really are concerned about the priorities for our children, and fairness in this country, and opportunity, the choice is clear, Barack Obama."
Virginia's Republican Gov. Bob McDonnell was dispatched to the Democratic National Convention Thursday to open fire on the Obama administration, a role much like that his neighbor Gov. Martin O'Malley played last week at the GOP convention.