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.…

Hogan, Jealous end standoff, agree to single debate

After a long standoff, Maryland’s incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan and his Democratic challenger, former NAACP President Ben Jealous, agreed Thursday to a single debate hour-long debate on Sept. 24.

Sponsor of bill to legalize hemp in Maryland thinks this is the year

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Proponents of industrial hemp say legalization of the cannabis relative offers many potential benefits, and, if a bill in the state Legislature is approved, Maryland might be part of a growing acceptance of the plant. A key…

Hogan holds news conference to push for redistricting reform

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — At a press conference Friday, Gov. Larry Hogan sought to rally support for a bill that would set up an independent, non-partisan committee to handle the redistricting process. Hogan called the state’s current partisan redistricting process “disgraceful”…

Marylander a leading contender for Democratic Party leader

WASHINGTON — As the race for the chairmanship of the Democratic National Committee comes to a close, a former Maryland politician has positioned himself as one of the front-runners. Thomas Perez, former labor secretary under President Barack Obama and a…

Governor Hogan’s popularity remains high but democrats say re-election is not guaranteed

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland– He refused to endorse the republican party’s presidential candidate eventually saying he would vote against him. But that appears to have only helped Governor Hogan’s popularity in Maryland where the most recent poll shows he had 71% approval…

Maryland Casts Delegates for Obama

Maryland delegates were still crowing about President Bill Clinton’s Wednesday night speech at their breakfast meeting Thursday.

Storify: Maryland Delegation Responds to Michelle Obama’s Speech

Michelle Obama spoke Tuesday night at the Democratic National Convention. Her speech was mentioned, at its peak, more than 28,000 times per minute on Twitter.

Delaney, Bartlett to Battle for 6th District in November

Maryland’s establishment Democrats — stung by the defeat of their favored 6th Congressional District candidate Rob Garagiola on Tuesday — began to make amends the day after the primary.

Bartlett Backs Mustaches, But Not Tax Break

Legislation to give Mustachioed-Americans a $250 tax break was rumored to be supported by Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, but he’s never heard of the STACHE Act.