| Jul 2, 2013
| 6:10 PM
David E. Vogt, a veteran who served in Afghanistan, formally announced Tuesday that he will seek the 6th Congressional District seat during a stop at Morris Frock American Legion Post 42 in Hagerstown.
Vogt, a Republican, said he will run for the seat...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 11:25 AM
A 28-year-old Marine veteran who announced this week he is running in Maryland's 6th Congressional District is calling on the well-financed Democratic incumbent in that district to limit campaign spending to $500,000.
David E. Vogt III of Brunswick is...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 3:44 PM
Baltimore television stations expected little in the way of political advertising this election year. Then the fight over expanded gambling in Maryland erupted, pitting deep-pocketed casino companies against each other.
The barrage of ads urging...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Incumbent Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin is up with his first television ad of the general election -- a spot that begins airing during tonight's playoff game between the Orioles and the Yankees.
The ad, which plays off Cardin's reputation as a Senate...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 5:10 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley's brother has apparently split with the governor on two election issues, backing a Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate and signing a petition to put the state's same-sex marriage law on the November ballot.
| Oct 24, 2012
| 5:05 PM
Four candidates for U.S. Senate wrangled over the economy, budget deficits and the state's controversial ballot initiatives in a Wednesday radio debate that stressed deep ideological differences on how to deal with the nation's pressing problems....
| Oct 26, 2012
Republican Central Committee seeks voters’ support
To the editor:
Recent horrific developments around the world — particularly in Benghazi — sadly illustrate the incompetent nature of this presidency. Along with the Chicago-style...
| Oct 28, 2012
Less than two weeks before the general election and I bet you can already guess who I’m going to vote for. Wrong!
First, let me save The Herald-Mail a little ink by stating the following: “The views and statements expressed in this column are...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 2:46 PM
In his bid for a second six-year term, U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin, D-Md., has three opponents in the Nov. 6 general election.
Cardin was elected to the Senate in 2006 and took office in 2007.
His Republican opponent is first-time candidate Dan...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 8:46 PM
Despite a multimillion-dollar advertising blitz from one challenger and an aggressive grassroots campaign from another, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland remains among the safest incumbents in the nation as he runs for a second term, according to a new...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 8:55 AM
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin is not slick. You won't find him on the Sunday morning network talk shows very often. He isn't a partisan quote-machine. He doesn't give an especially stirring stump speech.
But what Mr. Cardin does have is more valuable than that....