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With the general election looming, the Montgomery County Board of Elections campaigned to increase voter participation.
The First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama welcomes schoolchildren from around the country, including Esther Matheny from Chevy Chase, Maryland, to participate in the fall harvest of the White House Kitchen Garden.
The National Campaign for Nonviolent Resistance held protests nationwide, including one right outside the White House. Protestors voice their opposition war, poverty and climate crisis.
BETHESDA - Prospective medical marijuana business owners learn the ins and outs about state and federal laws as the state of Maryland gears up to implement its own medical marijuana law.
President Obama is set to appear at a rally for Anthony Brown Sunday afternoon even as many Democrats around the nation are trying to distance themselves from the President following his career-low approval ratings.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown declined to say whether he would endorse a presidential run by Gov. Martin O’Malley, saying that he is focused on Maryland’s general election, less than three weeks away.
With less than a month to go before the 2014 midterm elections, Joe Cluster, executive director of the Maryland Republican Party, said the fate of Maryland’s eight congressional seats have already likely been decided.
Diversity in the General Assembly will not likely keep pace with Maryland's growing minority populations. Some minority lawmakers and political groups said this is due in part to redistricting that clumps together or slices across minority populations to keep Democratic incumbents in power.
Maryland's Democratic leaders on Thursday said Larry Hogan plans to cut $450 million from school construction funding – a claim Maryland House Minority Leader Nicholaus Kipke said was an "outrageous lie."