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Maryland’s early and mail-in votes outpace 2016

Mail-in vote totals are around 500% higher than in 2016, and early vote numbers are up as well. That likely will not affect who Maryland picks for president this year.

Washington Bullpen: Inside the District’s fight for voting representation in Congress

WASHINGTON – When the colonies broke off from British control to become the United States, one of their rallying cries was “no taxation without representation.” Now, 243 years later, license plates in the nation’s capital city bear the same message…

Young people, like those at Hogan’s New Hampshire visit, may be key 2020 targets

GOFFSTOWN, New Hampshire – As Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan weighs whether to mount a primary challenge to Donald Trump for the Republican nomination for president in 2020, he might want to look to young voters to boost his chances. Among…

Hogan heads to high-profile New Hampshire event as experts speculate on potential 2020 run

WASHINGTON — Larry Hogan will speak at a “Politics and Eggs” event in New Hampshire Tuesday as pundits wonder whether the Maryland governor will mount a primary challenge to Donald Trump in the 2020 presidential election. “The fact that Hogan…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 9

WASHINGTON – For Episode 9 of “The Washington Bullpen” podcast, host Jarod Golub has a segment on the California mass shooting, an update on Attorney General Jeff Sessions’s departure, the lowdown on the Trump administration’s latest attempt to fight immigration…

Effort to link presidential election to popular vote grows

WASHINGTON –Controversy over the just-concluded presidential election has brought a renewed call for states to pass a bill making the popular vote the basis for determining the winner in the presidential election. Voters would still choose Electoral College representatives,  but…

New UMD poll has Clinton leading, but country wants change

COLLEGE PARK – In the first University of Maryland Critical Issues Poll Clinton led Trump by nine nationally. Other findings of the poll came in the fact that the country WANTS change, but is unsure whether or not the change Trump would bring would be positive.

Candidate mask sales could predict the next president

Costume retailer Spirit Halloween has accurately predicted the presidential election winner based on Halloween mask sales for two decades. And this year, there’s a spooky prediction for Hillary Clinton.

Clinton, Trump Cruise to Victories in Maryland Primary

Networks project winners seconds after the polls closed

Van Hollen Swamps Edwards for Democratic Senate Nomination

Democratic victor faces Republican Kathy Szeliga in November