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  • California election results defy national trends -- mostly

    The wave of Republican victories in Washington and state capitals across the nation turned into a small, but not insignificant, trickle by the time it hit the shores of California after Tuesday’s election. Jerry Brown glided into a historic fourth...
  • Watch Live: Gov. Malloy Press Conference At The State Capitol

    Watch live at 2:00 p.m. as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Governor Nancy Wyman hold a news conference from the State Capitol.
  • Better oversight needed for agencies caring for severely disabled youth

    Better oversight needed for agencies caring for severely disabled youth
    As statewide leaders in advocating for the health and well-being of children involved with the child welfare system, members of the Coalition to Protect Maryland's Children (CPMC) were dismayed to hear about the death of Damaud Martin in a licensed...
  • Voters head to the polls early on election day

    Voters head to the polls early on election day
    The opinion that politicians are doing a decent job may not be widely heard, but that was the view of Sharon Pruhs, the first voter in line at Ramona Hall in Highland Park. She mostly voted for incumbents Tuesday morning, including Gov. Jerry Brown and...
  • Voting in Palm Beach County ran smoothly, officials say

    Voting in Palm Beach County ran smoothly, officials say
    Voting in Palm Beach County Tuesday was relatively smooth, according to officials, except for one incident that caused a polling location to open a half hour late. Supervisor of Elections Susan Bucher said an equipment issue caused the polling location...
  • Brown, Hogan make final pitch for votes

    Brown, Hogan make final pitch for votes
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan wound up their fiercely contested race for governor Monday with a final pitch for the votes of Marylanders. Brown was the beneficiary of a rally at Baltimore's War Memorial on Monday afternoon where...
  • Tight governor's race hinges on voter turnout

    Tight governor's race hinges on voter turnout
    The TV attack ads, nasty debates and endless crisscrossing of Florida are done, so now it all comes down to this: Who will vote today? Political experts say turnout is key to who will become Florida's next governor, either incumbent Republican Rick...
  • Anthony Brown doesn't deserve a promotion

    Anthony Brown doesn't deserve a promotion
    The most important character traits in the election for governor are integrity, honesty, trust and leadership. Anthony Brown has failed as a leader of the Maryland health exchange. Yet, he promotes his 30-year military service as a leader and therefore...
  • Slain Afghan official, a poet, embodied hope of youth

    To those who knew him, Abdul Qadim Patyal, the 32-year-old deputy governor of Kandahar province, was a rarity among Afghan officials: a politician with the soul of a poet. Patyal, a well-known writer, was gunned down Sunday while sitting in a Kandahar...
  • New Q Poll Has Malloy Up By 3 Points With Visconti Out

    New Q Poll Has Malloy Up By 3 Points With Visconti Out
    The final Quinnipiac University poll before the election shows Gov. Dannel P. Malloy leading Republican challenger Tom Foley by 3 percentage points in a race that is too close to call. The survey, released Monday morning, does not include petitioning...
  • Don't vote Democrat, necessarily

    Don't vote Democrat, necessarily
    As a lifelong Democrat residing in Baltimore County, I am appalled at the recent placement of hundreds of signs in the county and in Baltimore City that say simply, "Vote for the Democrats." What happened to voting for the most qualified candidate? What...