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Two Presidential Candidates with Maryland Ties Face Tough Road

Two Presidential Candidates with Maryland Ties Face Tough Road

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.

How Well Do Presidential Polls Predict Winners? Compare 2016 and 2008

How Well Do Presidential Polls Predict Winners? Compare 2016 and 2008

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.

Convention Tweet-O-Meter 2012

Convention Tweet-O-Meter 2012

Compare the Twitter-world reactions of notable speakers from this year's national political conventions in this interactive graphic.

Storify: Democrats and Republicans Crash Rival Conventions

Storify: Democrats and Republicans Crash Rival Conventions

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.

Black Vote Softens in Wake of Obama Stance on Same-sex Marriage, Unemployment

Black Vote Softens in Wake of Obama Stance on Same-sex Marriage, Unemployment

Obama's support for same-sex marriage and high unemployment are tempering African-American voters' enthusiasm

Maryland Delegation Makes Goals Clear

Maryland Delegation Makes Goals Clear

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 Use Social Media to Connect with Voters Back Home

Maryland Delegates Use Social Media to Connect with Voters Back Home

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.

Spotlight Stealers: Top Maryland Democrats Crash Republican Fest

Spotlight Stealers: Top Maryland Democrats Crash Republican Fest

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.

RADIO ROW: The side of the RNC you may not have seen

RADIO ROW: The side of the RNC you may not have seen

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.

Romney Accepts Nomination in Speech Appealing to Disillusioned Voters

Romney Accepts Nomination in Speech Appealing to Disillusioned Voters

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."