Maryland Democrats, looking to rebound from the upset victory of Republican Larry Hogan over Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, are debating whether to treat the loss as a brief hiccup in the blue state’s politics or as a sign of more serious voter discontent.
Lawmakers on Capitol Hill said Wednesday that with the threat of Ebola in the United States diminished for now, the government’s resources should shift toward fighting the disease in West Africa.
About 100 people, including members of CASA de Maryland, rallied outside of the White House Friday to demand that President Barack Obama sign an executive order to help undocumented immigrants, an action they said he promised them he’d take but postponed until after the election.
On a night when his hand-picked successor for governor, Anthony Brown, suffered a surprising loss, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley also watched more than half of the Democratic candidates he spent the last year campaigning for lose in the Republican wave that swept the country Tuesday.
With the midterm elections drawing near, Maryland’s congressional delegation is in danger of losing some of its power to influence national policy on issues such as the environment, health care and the economy.
With less than a month to go before the 2014 midterm elections, Joe Cluster, executive director of the Maryland Republican Party, said the fate of Maryland’s eight congressional seats have already likely been decided.
AT&T Mobility has agreed to pay a $105 million settlement for charging customers for third party services they had not agreed to pay for, a process known as mobile “cramming.”
O’Malley, who has said he’s seriously considering a run for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016, has been traversing Iowa and other key states in recent months, shaking hands with local Democrats who can help raise his profile.
Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin convenes with civil rights leaders to talk about the End Racial Profiling Act.