The Maryland Senate approved Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s congressional redistricting plan on a 33-13 vote on Tuesday, and Democrats said the new map reflects necessary demographic changes while Republicans contended it favors party politics over the people.
Baltimore Democrats choose Stephanie Rawlings-Blake to run in the Nov. 8 general election. Tuesday’s primary gave the currently appointed mayor a runaway victory.
With several Democratic challengers helping to split the electorate, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is expected to coast to victory in next week’s primary election.
The Baltimore mayor’s race brings Bill Cosby back to the city to reinforce his endorsement of Democrat Otis Rolley. This is the last week before the primary.
Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to talk about his plans to push harder for same-sex marriage legislation in Maryland.
State Sen. Catherine Pugh filed as a candidate in the Baltimore Democratic mayoral primary, but Councilman Stokes is a no-show.
Almost as fast as a quick scene change, Yvette Lewis has suddenly found herself in a new role: head of the Maryland Democratic Party.
U.S. Rep. Andy Harris answers Medicare questions before his Maryland constituents even ask them. Clear across the country, fellow freshman GOP Rep. Paul Gosar does the asking, in very generic terms.
The dates of Maryland’s next governor and presidential primaries will be changed.
Maryland’s Democratic and Republican leaders want to rearrange the state’s presidential and
gubernatorial primaries amid pressure from national parties and a requirement to make it easier for members of the military to vote.
Confronting crushing budget woes, many of the nation’s governors are calling for painful spending cuts. But beyond that, their approaches are diverging drastically, from union-cramping proposals in Wisconsin and other states to higher taxes in Illinois and elsewhere.
Questions of who will run Maryland’s Senate have opened a rift in the Senate Democratic Caucus and spurred a rebuke from the longest-serving Senate president in state history.