Baltimore says goodbye to a beloved leader, friend at Morgan State University tribute

BALTIMORE – Marking the passing of Rep. Elijah Cummings last week, community leaders, elected officials and friends gathered together Wednesday night to honor the former congressman at Morgan State University, where Cummings served as a member of the Board of…

House slows impeachment probe amidst Cummings commemorations

WASHINGTON – The nation’s capital and the late Elijah Cummings’s hometown of Baltimore are observing three days of commemorations of his life this week, slightly slowing the House impeachment inquiry. But Cummings’s oversight panel intends to carry on his work, Acting…

Baltimore ushers in a new era with 50th mayor Catherine Pugh

Stephanie Rawlings Blake passed the torch today as former state senator Catherine Pugh was finally sworn in as the new mayor of Baltimore.

In farewell, Mikulski urges bipartisanship and a warning

WASHINGTON – Since the 1990s, Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski has periodically organized dinners with the rest of the women in the Senate, no matter the party affiliation. RELATED STORY: Maryland comes up short at critical time for women politicians The…

Maryland Democrats look for ways to influence GOP-run Congress

WASHINGTON – Despite the return of Republican majorities in both houses of Congress in January, Maryland’s Democrats still plan to find ways of influencing policy debates and legislation. In fact, even with some new faces in the Maryland congressional delegation,…

Senator-elect Chris Van Hollen joins with other democrats to prepare changes in Washington

While Maryland legislators are happy that Chris Van Hollen was elected to replace Barbara Mikulski in the senate, they remain wary about a Donald Trump presidency

Maryland Democrats celebrate election wins in Congress

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Democrats won big in Maryland on election day with Maryland 8th Congressman Chris Van Hollen defeating Maryland House Minority Leader Kathy Szeliga in the U.S. Senate race,  State Senator Jamie Raskin coming out on top in…

Democrats keep firm hold on Maryland congressional seats

COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – Democrats took the state’s open U.S. Senate seat on Tuesday, as well as seven of eight House seats. Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen, of the 8th District, won 60 percent of the vote in his bid…

Maryland Senate Republican candidate Kathy Szeliga says “Women bring a different perspective to the table”

CATONSVILLE – Maryland House of Delegates minority leader Kathy Szeliga, who’s  running to succeed Maryland’s retiring  U.S. Senator democrat Barbara Mikulski, says she wants to keep a strong female voice in the state’s congressional delegation.  

Likelihood of an all-male Maryland delegation looms over election

With Maryland senator Barbara Mikulski retiring after this session and Congressman Chris Van Hollen expected to fill her seat, Maryland is looking at an all-male delegation in the U.S. Congress for the first time in 35 years.