Democrats, Republicans Reach Out to Women Voters

Women voters were the target of much of the rhetoric at the Republican and Democratic conventions in the past two weeks.

Crashing the Other Party’s Convention Could Become the Norm

Crashing the other Party’s convention could become the new norm as Democrats and Republicans battle in polarized political environment.

Virginia Gov. McDonnell Sticks to Theme of “We Built It”

“Big government didn’t build America,” McDonnell said. “Small businesses don’t come out of Washington, D.C., pre-made on flatbed trucks.”

Storify: Ann Romney, Humanizing Mitt and Appealing to Women

Ann Romney’s appeal was critical since Gallup polls show President Obama leading women voters 50 to 42 percent.

Storify: Blast from the Past, John McCain Speaks Tonight

Today is John McCain’s birthday, the anniversary of Sarah Palin’s acceptance of the vice presidential nomination in 2008 and McCain will speak at the Republican National Convention tonight.

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach Urges Md. Republicans to Overturn Dream Act

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach encouraged Maryland delegates Tuesday morning to overturn the Dream Act this fall.

Storify: Maryland Delegates at the GOP Convention

With the weather in Tampa no longer an issue, the Maryland delegation is off to a busy start at the Republican National Convention.

Maryland Delegates Take on Obama, O’Malley

Despite Tropical Storm Isaac causing the cancellation of many of the day’s events at the Republican National Convention, Maryland delegates echoed their party’s message at breakfast Monday morning: “We can do better.”

Nuclear Energy Proponent Criticizes Natural Gas, Upsets Some Delegates

A nuclear energy expert from Maryland found himself under fire from some members of the state’s Republican delegation during his Monday breakfast speech after criticizing natural gas fracking and its viability as a primary energy source.

Isaac Forces Monday Cancellation of RNC

Only about a third of Maryland’s 161-strong delegation has arrived in Tampa as Tropical Storm Isaac forces cancellation of Monday’s Republican National Convention sessions.