| Nov 19, 2014
| 6:11 PM
Thousands of immigrants in Maryland who are living in the country illegally could be shielded from deportation under an executive order President Barack Obama is set to unveil Thursday, an effort that has drawn sharp condemnation from congressional...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 7:18 AM
Years after vowing to make immigration a centerpiece of his administration, President Barack Obama outlined a sweeping set of polices Thursday that would shield millions of people who are living illegally in the country from deportation — a...
| Oct 24, 2014
| 6:19 PM
Rep. Andy Harris, the state's top-elected Republican official, is attempting to boost GOP candidates running in Maryland legislative races by pumping money into a new organization made possible by relaxed federal campaign finance rules, recently filed...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Maryland's western-most congressional district is once again emerging as the liveliest and most expensive U.S. House race in the state, pitting two dynamic political forces in an increasingly negative campaign.
Two years after Democratic Rep. John...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 2:22 PM
Dr. Tim Robinson is giving Sen. Jim Brochin the toughest challenge he's faced since the Democrat was first elected to the legislature 12 years ago. Dr. Robinson, an anesthesiologist and long-time friend of U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, is running...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 3:25 PM
The Maryland Republican Party is calling on the state Board of Elections to investigate reports that voting machines are switching ballots cast for GOP candidates to their Democratic rivals.
The state party said Tuesday that it has received complaints...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 11:23 PM
Buoyed by favorable districts and the power of incumbency, most members of Maryland's heavily Democratic congressional delegation easily won re-election Tuesday, despite a strong national current that favored the GOP.
But in the state's westernmost...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 2:26 PM
Republican Alex Mooney, who left Maryland after losing his seat in the Maryland Senate in 2010, made a political comeback Tuesday in his new state of West Virginia by winning a seat in Congress.
Mooney, one of the most conservative members of the...
| Nov 5, 2014
| 6:22 PM
Maryland's westernmost congressional race was too close to call more than a day after polls closed, prompting the Republican challenger to seek a count of absentee ballots Wednesday even as Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney declared victory....
| Nov 7, 2014
| 5:27 PM
The unexpectedly tight contest for control of Maryland's westernmost House district was decided Friday — more than two days after polls closed — when the Republican challenger conceded the race to Democratic incumbent Rep. John Delaney....
| Nov 8, 2014
| 8:59 AM
Although residents of Washington voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing marijuana this week — a move that could put penalty-free pot within an hour's drive of Baltimore — the ballot initiative faces an uncertain future.