| Nov 5, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Republican Larry Hogan said during his campaign for governor that he had no grand visions of turning Maryland red — that is, switching its partisan orientation from Democrats to the GOP. But his upset victory was surprisingly strong — he...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Sen. Bobby Zirkin, who cast the pivotal vote in the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee to repeal Maryland's death penalty, will take over the chairmanship of that panel, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller announced Wednesday.
| Dec 5, 2014
| 7:13 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, encouraged by whopping awards and settlements in other states, could join what one analyst calls a "nationwide cascade" of litigation against the oil industry for its use years ago of a gasoline additive...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 3:31 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler said Tuesday that he will join a Washington law firm when he leaves office next month after eight years as Maryland's top lawyer.
Gansler, whose term ends Jan. 12, will become a partner in BuckleySandler LLP, where...
| 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....
| Oct 24, 2014
| 8:29 PM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown reported Friday that he has raised $4.1 million for his race over the last two months.
The Brown campaign said that, together with the Maryland Democratic Party, it has about $900,000 in cash on hand...
| Oct 18, 2014
| 12:30 PM
After a bruising primary contest in which he spent more than $1.5 million, Democrat Brian Frosh has less than $80,000 left for his campaign to be Maryland attorney general.
The problem for his two general election opponents? Combined, they have less than...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 11:37 AM
Much of the day-to-day work of Maryland's attorney general involves managing a legion of attorneys who provide counsel and legal advice to state government agencies large and small and to various boards and commissions. Nonetheless, the job is not to...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 5:34 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown won a straw poll of Western Maryland Democrats who gathered Saturday in one of the most Republican-dominated regions of the state.
Brown outpolled fellow gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler 76-64 at...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 10:02 AM
The three Democratic candidates for state attorney general have scheduled two debates before the June 24 primary. The contenders will meet May 19 at the University of Maryland College Park and June 9 at the University of Baltimore School of Law.
| Apr 8, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Just hours after the General Assembly wrapped up its 90-day session, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation Tuesday that will expand pre-kindergarten education and lift the "inherently dangerous" legal stigma from the pit bulls of Maryland.