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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.”

How Effective Were Attack Ads In Last Night’s Election?

How Effective Were Attack Ads In Last Night’s Election?

In last night's election, the pubic witnessed one of the biggest upsets in Maryland's gubernatorial race. Did political attack ads have anything to do with the results?

GOP Election Upset: Hogan Defeats Dem Anthony Brown to Become Gov

GOP Election Upset: Hogan Defeats Dem Anthony Brown to Become Gov

See the full results of the 2014 election on our special election page.

Live Blog: Maryland Votes 2014

Live Blog: Maryland Votes 2014

Capital News Service reporters will be reporting live from around the state as Maryland votes today.

Democratic Candidate for Governor Anthony Brown Looking to Make History

Democratic Candidate for Governor Anthony Brown Looking to Make History

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, the democratic candidate for governor, is looking to become the first black governor of Maryland as well as the first lieutenant governor to ascend to the position. But even though Democrats in Maryland outnumber Republicans by more than 2-to-1, Brown is still in a battle closer than most people had expected.