| Feb 1, 2013
| 6:21 PM
John R. Leopold stepped down Friday as Anne Arundel County executive, bringing an apparent end to the decades-long career of an idiosyncratic and charismatic force in Maryland politics who as recently as a year ago was considering a run for statewide...
| May 30, 2013
| 1:18 PM
The 2014 Maryland governor's race has been shaping up so far as a fight about inevitability. Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler long fostered the sense of his own lock on the job through a massive campaign war chest. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown countered...
| Apr 6, 2013
| 5:54 PM
Standing below the steps of the Franklin County Courthouse at courthouse plaza, 250 people rallied in support of their right to bear arms at Saturday’s Second Amendment Freedom Rally in Chambersburg.
Some held “Don’t Tread on Me”...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Former U.S. Senate candidate Dan Bongino said Monday he won't seek either the vacant Anne Arundel County executive position or the Maryland GOP chairmanship.
In an announcement on his Facebook page, the Severna Park businessman said he decided against...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 4:48 PM
By resigning ahead of a vote to remove him, former Anne Arundel County Executive John R. Leopold may hold onto his $8,000 county pension, officials said.
"I believe this factored into his decision," said Jerry Walker, chairman of the Anne Arundel County...
| May 29, 2013
| 12:17 PM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig, a Republican, plans to announce his candidacy for governor at an event Monday, his campaign confirmed today.
Craig will be the second candidate and the first Republican to officially launch a gubernatorial bid...
| May 29, 2013
| 5:45 PM
The 2014 governor's race came into clearer focus Wednesday as Harford County Executive David R. Craig set a date to announce his Republican candidacy and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's campaign confirmed that Howard County Executive Ken Ulman will be his...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 9:59 AM
Today, the Maryland Conservative Action Network (MDCAN) is hosting a daylong conference in Annapolis entitled "Turning the Tides." Those scheduled to attend include Republican state Dels. Nic Kipke and Neil Parrott, Frederick County Board of Commissioners...
| May 10, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown became the first candidate to join the 2014 Maryland governor's race Friday with a call to close the gap between rich and poor in education, health and economic opportunity.
Before a crowd at Prince George's Community College...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Del. Ron George, a Republican who operates a jewelry store almost under the shadow of the State House, will go for the political gold as he makes a run for governor in 2014.
George, who represents Anne Arundel County, confirmed Tuesday that he has...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 5:07 PM
With the season for legislating over in Maryland as of last Monday, the season for raising cash for campaigns has begun.
For the next nine months, until the General Assembly convenes in Annapolis Jan. 8, candidates for the legislature, governorship and...