| Oct 24, 2014
| 12:20 PM
In the Maryland governor's race, Anthony G. Brown is expected to report a sizable lead over Republican Larry Hogan in cash on hand Friday night, but it won't be anything like the advantage held by the other two Democrats on the statewide ballot....
| Jul 16, 2014
| 5:55 PM
Republican Larry Hogan entered the 38th annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake to the sound of his name being chanted.
Because his opponent in the governor's race had a funeral to attend, Hogan was largely uncontested as he worked the crowd of about...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 1:04 PM
The following is a summary of The Sun's endorsements in a variety of contested races for state and local office in the Baltimore area. For more information on the candidates in these and other races, please see The Sun's 2014 primary election Voter Guide....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 5:25 PM
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday to resolve one of the costliest primary fights in Maryland history and nominate scores more politicians for November's general election.
With experts forecasting low turnout, candidates were out in force trying...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Brian E. Frosh, a veteran state senator from Montgomery County who championed gun control and environmental protection, defeated two opponents to win Tuesday's Democratic primary for Maryland attorney general.
Frosh, 67, who had trailed in early polls...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 5:40 PM
Maryland's judiciary is urging the General Assembly to streamline the state's system for setting or denying bail for criminal defendants, replacing the current two-step process with a single hearing before a judge most of the time.
A task force...
| Jan 10, 2014
| 12:21 PM
Republican hopes of fielding a candidate for attorney general this year were set back Friday when College Park lawyer Richard J. Douglas told supporters he has decided not to run.
Douglas, 57, had said last month that he was considering entering the...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:01 PM
More than 200 guns were sold to people legally barred from owning them as a surge in firearms sales last year overwhelmed Maryland's background check system, according to state police.
One gun was sold to a man later accused of using it in a...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 1:58 PM
Sen. Brian E. Frosh has taken a commanding lead in fund-raising over at least two of his rivals in the Democratic race for attorney general, according to campaign finance reports filed Wednesday.
Frosh, a veteran lawmaker from Motgomery County, has...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 7:08 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown surged into the lead in fundraising in the Democratic campaign for governor as he built up his treasury to slightly more than $7 million.
Brown's strong performance over the past year vaulted him above Attorney General...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:37 AM
All of the official proceedings of the Maryland General Assembly — committee hearings, voting sessions, floor debates and so on — are open to the public. Anyone who cares to can watch as their senators and delegates discuss and vote on any...