Election 2016 | Live from the Presidential Nominating Conventions

Capital News Service reporters are reporting live from the 2016 Republican and Democratic presidential nominating conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia.

Maryland Democratic Convention Delegates Praise Clinton Choice of Kaine as VP, Even if Some Wanted Someone Else

Maryland’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention praised Hillary Clinton’s decision Friday to select Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., as her running mate -- even if some would have preferred a different person.

Hot Button Immigration Issue Sizzles on as GOP Convention Ends, Democratic Convention Convenes

Democrats and Republicans have two very different visions of how to deal with the thousands of foreign nationals who want to come to the U.S. every year and the millions of people who migrated here, some illegally.

Maryland Delegates Praise Trump’s GOP Acceptance Speech, Feel Invigorated

Moments after GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump finished his speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday night, Maryland delegates reacted with universal praise and optimism about his chances against presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.

Republican Party Schism Dominates Convention Talk After Cruz Fails to Endorse Trump

While Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence was the headliner of the third night of the GOP convention, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz’s refusal to endorse Donald Trump consumed the day-after conversations among the delegates from Maryland -- and every other state.

GOP Convention Souvenirs Range from T-shirts to Sunglasses to Bobbleheads

Donald Trump and Republican National Convention memorabilia has filled the mini-stores within Quicken Loans Arena and the sidewalks downtown.

Protest Group Builds Human Wall in Opposition to Trump Immigration Policies

A protest group built a human wall to draw attention to GOP nominee Donald Trump’s controversial anti-immigration policies.

Planned Parenthood Hands Out Anti-Trump Condoms

Planned Parenthood, the pro-choice group, shared their message outside of the Republican National Convention with a unique handout.

Brexit Leader Nigel Farage Visits Republican National Convention

Jason Lewis, a special reporter for Capital News Service from Bournemouth University in England, caught up with Brexit Leader Nigel Farage in Cleveland Wednesday.

Slideshow | Scenes from the GOP Convention, Day Three

Henry S. Twiggs, a member of Truckers for Trump from Alabama, set up a table to sell merchandise on West Superior Street in Cleveland.

Maryland Delegates Take Break from Convention to Visit Zoo, Elephants

CLEVELAND -- For a delegate, the third day of a convention can feel kind of like you’ve hit the wall.

Maryland Republican Party Members, Political Analysts Split Over Message of Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention met in Cleveland this week with the goal of projecting a platform of fiscal conservatism, strengthening national security and presenting an overall commitment to “Make America Great Again.”

Storify | Ben Carson "Lucifer" Speech Blows Up the Internet

Former neurosurgeon Ben Carson of Baltimore gave a speech at the Republican National Convention last night promoting Donald Trump that also managed to discuss Lucifer and community organizer Saul Alinsky.

Maryland Delegation Has Prime Seats at Republican National Convention

COLLEGE PARK - Maryland's delegation to the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland is in the catbird seat, near the stage. They'll have a prime view of nominee Donald Trump's acceptance speech.

Baltimore Surgeon Ben Carson Invokes Lucifer in GOP Convention Speech

The message from the retired neurosurgeon was startling -- by electing presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, the United States would be choosing a person “who has as their role model somebody who acknowledges Lucifer.”

Delegates Catching All the Pokemon at the Republican National Convention

The ultimate prize at the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland is the presidential nomination. A close second: Pikachu. The convention site is swarming with Pokemon, and some delegates are attempting to catch them all.

Maryland GOP Delegates Say Convention Floor Fight Not Anti-Trump

Maryland's delegates to the Republican National Convention said Monday's dramatic fight over rules on the convention floor was not anti-Donald Trump and its importance was inflated by the news media.

Maryland GOP Senate Candidate Backs Trump, But Skips His Convention

Gov. Larry Hogan isn’t the only high-profile Maryland Republican to take a rain check on the GOP’s national convention.

Controversial Baltimore Surgeon Ben Carson To Address GOP Convention

Dr. Ben Carson will take the stage at Quicken Loans Arena Tuesday night in support of his one-time competitor, Donald Trump, as he becomes the Republican nominee for that very job.

Storify | Twitter Explodes After Melania Trump Plagiarizes Speech

"Clear eyes, full hearts, can't lose." -@MELANIATRUMP #FamousMelaniaTrumpQuotes

Slideshow | Day One of the RNC in Pictures

The first day of the Republican National Convention unfolded with a strong police presence, but relative calm.

Maryland GOP Delegation Discusses Convention Plans

Maryland's representatives to the Republican National Convention will help make Donald Trump the party's nominee. But Trump wasn't every delegate's first choice.

Maryland Republicans Seek Party Unity, Face Resistance as Trump’s Nomination Nears

As Donald Trump seems primed to accept the nomination as the GOP’s 2016 presidential candidate Wednesday at the Republican National Convention, party leaders are eying a problem: finding a way to coalesce the base around the controversial business mogul.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Shows Republicans How to Draw Support from Both Parties

In order to gain support in a strongly blue state — the second-most Democratic state in the nation, according to a 2015 Gallup poll — Republican Hogan has centered his efforts on fiscal policies while staying away from social issues.

Gov. Larry Hogan Among Prominent Republicans Skipping GOP Convention

While some prominent Republicans will reach for pierogies or Polish Boys in Cleveland next week, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will be reaching for Old Bay instead.

Maryland GOP Delegates Call Trump VP Pick a "Good Move"

Trump tweeted Pence’s selection on Friday, after postponing an official announcement in the wake of the terrorist attack in Nice, France.