Candidates in competitive congressional races in Maryland are raising millions ahead of the July 19 primary while Democratic incumbents in what are considered safe seats are using their fundraising power to support the party and its candidates elsewhere, Federal Election Commission filings show.Read More
Former Republican Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman announced Sunday he will be running for executive again, seeking a rematch with Democrat Calvin Ball who beat incumbent Kittleman in 2018 by 8,000 votes (52.8%).Read More
Like several of the nine Democratic candidates for governor, Comptroller Peter Franchot makes improving K-12 education part of his standard stump speech.
But Franchot refuses to even mention the Kirwan Commission and the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future the legislature enacted over the governor’s veto that establishes massive changes for public schools and pumps billions more into education.
Looking at the unofficial results of the 2020 presidential election in Maryland, one thing is clear: The more things change, the more they stay the same. As of Thursday morning, 23 of 24 jurisdictions had opted for the same party that they chose in the 2016 election.Read More
Exit polls revealed most Kent Island voters who spoke with Capital News Service were motivated by taxes and an improved economy to vote for Trump. Others pointed to his handling of foreign relations. But when asked about either topic, few outlined further details.Read More
By LUCIANA PEREZ URIBE, MICHELLE SIEGEL and SHRUTI KUMAR Capital News Service WASHINGTON — This...Read More
By Philip Van Slooten Capital News Service ANNAPOLIS, Maryland — Mail-in voting is underway as...Read More
Sue Kopen Katcef is running for president, but Joe Biden and Donald Trump need not worry. Kopen Katcef, a longtime broadcaster and broadcast teacher from Annapolis, is running to be president-elect of the Society of Professional Journalists, the oldest professional organization for people in the news business.Read More
Do Baltimoreans deserve blame for the city’s problems? Outcome of mayoral primary might answer that question
Criminal leaders forced to leave office cannot be cleansed for public office by citing minor reductions in crime during their tenure and gaining endorsements from amoral sources.Read More
For most purposes, the work of this term of the Maryland General Assembly wrapped up Thursday with the final bill signing before the election. “This is the end of a four-year term,” said House Speaker Michael Busch.
For any elected official with ambition – perhaps a redundancy – the next election is never totally out of mind. But with the last legislation signed into law and the official photographs to prove it, most lawmakers are now focused on the Sept. 14 primary and Nov. 2 general election.Read More
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