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Maryland Democrats Debating Where to Go Next

Maryland Democrats Debating Where to Go Next

Maryland Democrats, looking to rebound from the upset victory of Republican Larry Hogan over Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, are debating whether to treat the loss as a brief hiccup in the blue state’s politics or as a sign of more serious voter discontent.

Who Funds Maryland Lawmakers?

Who Funds Maryland Lawmakers?

Members of Congress from Maryland draw funds from industries interested in the topics they work on.

Md. Senators Mikulski and Cardin Vote Against Keystone Pipeline

Md. Senators Mikulski and Cardin Vote Against Keystone Pipeline

Senators Barbara Mikulski and Ben Cardin joined 37 other Democrats and two independents in opposition to a bill authorizing construction of the 1,700-mile Keystone pipeline.

Hogan Begins Transition Team with Democrat at Head of Budget and Tax Policy

Hogan Begins Transition Team with Democrat at Head of Budget and Tax Policy

Gov.-elect Larry J. Hogan Jr. has named Robert Neall, a former Republican-turned-Democrat, to his transition team as head of budget and taxation.

Governor-elect Larry Hogan Begins ‘Thank You’ Tour

Governor-elect Larry Hogan Begins ‘Thank You’ Tour

Governor-Elect Larry Hogan kicks off his "Thank You" Tour with a stop in St. Mary's County.

Marylanders Join Rally for Immigration Reform in Front of White House

Marylanders Join Rally for Immigration Reform in Front of White House

About 100 people, including members of CASA de Maryland, rallied outside of the White House Friday to demand that President Barack Obama sign an executive order to help undocumented immigrants, an action they said he promised them he’d take but postponed until after the election.

How Republican Larry Hogan Won in Blue Maryland

How Republican Larry Hogan Won in Blue Maryland

Republican Larry J. Hogan Jr. shocked political observers by winning Maryland's gubernatorial race by over four points, beating Democrat Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown.

Tough Night for O’Malley Goes Beyond Governor’s Race

Tough Night for O’Malley Goes Beyond Governor’s Race

On a night when his hand-picked successor for governor, Anthony Brown, suffered a surprising loss, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley also watched more than half of the Democratic candidates he spent the last year campaigning for lose in the Republican wave that swept the country Tuesday.

These Two Charts Explain Why Anthony Brown Lost Maryland’s Governor’s Race

These Two Charts Explain Why Anthony Brown Lost Maryland’s Governor’s Race

First reason: Larry Hogan ran up big numbers in Republican parts of the state. Second reason: Lots of people in Democratic strongholds stayed home.

Governor-Elect Hogan Addresses Public After Victory

Governor-Elect Hogan Addresses Public After Victory

Republican Larry J. Hogan Jr. pulled off a stunning upset Tuesday night to defeat the Democratic candidate Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in Maryland’s gubernatorial election. Despite about an hour of sleep, an energized Maryland governor-elect Larry Hogan Jr. livened a conference room at the Westin Hotel in Annapolis Wednesday morning with cordial anecdotes and a down-to-business outlook. Hogan told reporters a handful of times that he would not field specific questions regarding policy and tax reform right after election night, but made clear his determination to “get things done in a bipartisan fashion.”