van hollen

Rep. Van Hollen Says He Will Run For Mikulski’s Seat

Democratic Rep. Chris Van Hollen will run for the Senate seat opening up when Sen. Barbara Mikulski retires, the congressman announced Wednesday in an email to supporters.


Sen. Barbara Mikulski officially announces she won't run for reelection in 2016.

Race To Replace Sen. Barbara Mikulski Wide Open

One day after Maryland’s longest serving senator surprises everyone announcing she won’t run for reelection, the list of candidates who may want to replace her continues to grow.



Vogt Announces Bid For Md.’s 6th District Seat

A 28-year-old Marine veteran is formally announcing his bid for Maryland’s 6th District Congressional seat.


tiffany alston

O’Malley Fills Ousted Delegate’s Seat

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley has named a Bowie State University official and former state lawmaker to fill the seat of ousted Prince George’s County Delegate Tiffany Alston.


tiffany alston

Judge: Former Delegate Tiffany Alston Is Out

Former Delegate Tiffany Alston automatically lost her seat in the Maryland House of Delegates when she was convicted of misconduct in office in October, and a Prince George’s County committee can withdraw the name of a former drug dealer it nominated to replace her, a judge ruled Wednesday.


tiffany alston

Judge’s Ruling On Delegate’s Seat Expected Soon

A Prince George’s County Circuit Court judge is expected to make a ruling soon over a variety of issues relating to the status of a seat in the House of Delegates.


(credit: Thinkstock)

Md. Safety Seat Law Change Removes Weight Limit

Maryland State Police are reminding motorists that a change in the state’s child safety seat law will remove a weight exemption.


daryl jones

Anne Arundel Council Votes To Vacate Jones’ Seat

The Anne Arundel County Council has voted to remove one of its members when he reports to federal prison next week to serve his sentence for not filing dozens of tax returns.


(credit: Thinkstock)

Monitor Alerts Parents If Kids Wiggle Out Of Car Seats

Stop worrying if your child is safely in his or her car seat. Check out the new Bluetooth app.


Roscoe Bartlett

3 Md. Republicans Eyeing Rep. Bartlett’s Seat

Speculation that Republican U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett will retire mounted Thursday as three prominent members of his own party announced they are considering running for his seat in a district made competitive by redistricting.


carl stokes

Baltimore Councilman Stokes Files To Keep His Seat

A councilman who appeared to be running for Baltimore mayor has instead filed to keep his Council seat.


Barack Obama

Tucson Tragedy Looms Over Obama Speech

An empty seat among Arizona’s Republican and Democratic lawmakers. The gaze of a child’s grieving parents. The solemnity of a president and warring lawmakers promising, for the moment, to come together in peace.