A jury is deliberating in the trial against former Governor Bob Ehrlich’s campaign manager. The jury is being asked to decide whether Paul Schurick intentionally tried to suppress African-American voter turnout when he approved a 2010 election night robocall.
It’s up to Daryl Jones whether his spot on the County Council remains vacant while he’s in prison.
Glenn Ivey, the former Prince George’s County prosecutor, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Donna Edwards, according to a spokesman.
Gov. Martin O’Malley met Thursday night with the two congressmen whose districts are seeing the biggest changes under a proposed congressional redistricting plan.
Cecil County will change from commissioner to a charter form of government next year, and one official already has plans to run for the new post of county executive.
D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray has struggled so far to build relationships with the House’s new Republican majority, which could make it difficult to accomplish his top priorities given Congress’ ultimate say over the capital city’s budget and laws.
Arizona’s congressional delegation is leaving an empty seat on the House floor tonight for Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, the Democrat gravely injured this month during the massacre in Tucson.