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Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina, the two remaining presidential candidates with ties to Maryland, didn't do well in the Iowa caucuses and it's difficult to see where they can do better in the primaries ahead.
With one year until the general election, Hillary Clinton holds a wide lead in the Democratic primary, just as she did in 2008. Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley still sits at 3 percent and hopes he can make a name for himself in time for the Iowa caucus.
Last week, Gov. Martin O'Malley and other Democrats crashed the GOP convention in Tampa to counter Republican arguments. This week, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and other area Republicans crashed the Democratic fest in Charlotte.
After arriving in Charlotte prior to the Democratic National Convention, it was time for the Maryland delegation to celebrate. But state Democratic Party Chair Yvette Lewis let her group know there was work to be done in the upcoming week.
Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention in Tampa stayed connected with folks back home through social media; Facebook and Twitter played a bigger role than ever in documenting the convention.
Maryland Republican delegates say they're sick of Democrats stealing their spotlight, after the second high profile Maryland Democrat made a surprise appearance at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
You have seen the stage at the Republican National Convention all week, but there is an area inside the Tampa Convention Center called radio row, where big name politicians and personalities will come to help get their message out.
Mitt Romney accepted the Republican nomination for president Thursday night in a speech that scolded President Barack Obama for delivering "disappointment and division" instead of "hope and change."