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.
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says Gov. Martin O’Malley is supporting his brother and political confidant Peter O’Malley to be the next chairman of the Maryland Democratic Party.
The head of Maryland’s Democratic Party says she’s stepping down.