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.…

Steny Hoyer sees experience as his advantage

GREENBELT, Maryland – House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Mechanicsville, doesn’t seem especially concerned about his reelection next year. “My strategy for reelection is to continue to do a job everyday that people will see and appreciate,” he told Capital News…

Despite victory, Hogan calls midterms a ‘repudiation’ of Trump

A day after winning re-election in the Maryland governor’s race, Gov. Larry Hogan looks ahead to his next four years, and muses on the reasons for his win, including his disconnection from the policies of President Donald Trump.

Hogan wins backing of hundreds of former O’Malley donors, records show

ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Hundreds of donors that contributed to Democrat Martin O’Malley between 2007 and 2011 are financially backing Republican Larry Hogan as he seeks a second term as Maryland’s governor, according to a Capital News Service analysis of campaign…

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.

Hogan spends big on campaign ads; Jealous holds off

As expensive ads in favor of Republican incumbent Gov. Larry Hogan went out on Maryland television channels this week, his Democratic challenger, former NAACP President Ben Jealous, has yet to respond with his own TV spots.

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,…

Trump presidency could have implications for Hogan reelection

The polls had Donald Trump down, but he pulled out the win on election day. Todd Eberly, the Coordinator of Public Policy Studies at St. Mary’s College says it’s because of assumptions pollsters made, and he says the election could have implications for Larry Hogan’s reelection chances.

Marylanders react to Trump’s rigged election claims

For the past few weeks Donald Trump has been claiming the election is rigged if he doesn’t win citing voter fraud. According to one Loyola University study, since 2000 there has been only 31 cases of voter fraud.

45 Years Later, Tydings’ Gun Control Bill Remains a Cautionary Tale

As Congress debates new gun control measures, former Sen. Joseph Tydings’ story is increasingly relevant as an example of what can happen when a politician draws the ire of the gun lobby.

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