Election Guide: Meet field of 32 candidates seeking Rep. Elijah Cummings’ seat

WASHINGTON — Nearly two months after Rep. Elijah Cummings’ death, 32 candidates — including his widow, a former staffer, and several state lawmakers — are competing in the packed race to fill his seat.   The longtime Baltimore congressman died Oct.…

Ex-offenders seek second chance in the workforce

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Those who have committed crimes often have a tough transition back into the workforce. On the national Day of Empathy, a group hit the halls in Annapolis to lobby lawmakers for the removal of questions regarding criminal…

Governor Larry Hogan sworn in for second term

For the first time since 1955 Maryland Larry Hogan on Wednesday became the first Republican to be sworn in for back-to-back terms as governor.

Maryland Democratic lawmakers press oversight of Trump administration

Since Donald Trump’s first week as president, Maryland Democratic lawmakers have been at the forefront of a widespread effort to hold the administration accountable for potentially illegal or unethical behavior, possible conflicts of interest, questionable travel practices, and contacts with Russians during and since last year’s presidential election.

Maryland lawmakers address rising Baltimore City crime

Baltimore City’s mayor and police commissioner joined with other officials and members of the public in a marathon hearing before state lawmakers who are looking for suggestions on how to curb the city’s growing violence.

In Maryland, efforts to streamline exonerations stymied

By Eleanor Mueller Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Sabein Burgess wasted no time trying to prove his innocence. Convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in June 1995, the then-24-year-old waited just 10 days after his trial before…

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