| Jul 14, 2013
| 5:00 AM
OK, the subject is race, so I'm going to ask the "haters" from both ends of the spectrum to step outside the chat room.
You know who you are.
Some of you were upset when I asked Michael Steele to run on my gubernatorial ticket in 2002. A few of you...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler should not have to apologize for his recorded comments about Lt. Governor Anthony G. Brown despite calls for one from the Brown Campaign ("Gansler under fire for taped comments about Brown," Aug. 14). Mr. Gansler didn't...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 11:00 AM
Well, well, well, The Sun has reported that the first "gaffe" in the governor's race came when Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler was secretly recorded (surely not by someone involved with the Brown campaign, wink, wink) telling supporters that Lt. Gov....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 9:37 AM
Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman shook up Maryland's 2014 gubernatorial race by announcing they will run as a ticket for the Democratic nomination in 2014. Politically and electorally, it's a shrewd and gutsy move.
| Mar 20, 2013
Will Republican leaders listen to a bruising new internal report that calls for more minority outreach? First, they have to persuade their party's right-wingers to avoid making younger and nonwhite voters feel about as welcome as a cheeseburger at a vegan...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 4:30 PM
The year 2012 was a disaster for the Republican Party. They failed to regain control of the U.S. Senate. They lost eight seats in the House of Representatives. They didn't just lose the White House to Barack Obama, they got clobbered: losing the Electoral...
| Mar 10, 2013
When she entered the race to replace John R. Leopold as county executive, Laura Neuman had a far higher profile in business than she did in politics. Many of the other 15 candidates were better known. But the County Council pulled a surprise, granting her...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 4:10 PM
This segment of Chuck Todd's "The Daily Rundown" Monday got more media bounce than usual for the show thanks to MSNBC commentator Michael Steele sounding very serious about running for governor in Maryland.
But to me, it was first and foremost the...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 6:20 PM
Harford County Executive David Craig, who announced Monday that he is running for governor, stopped by downtown Hagerstown later in the day as part of a statewide tour to kick off his campaign.
Craig, a Republican, is scheduled to make stops in Silver...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Still reeling from losses they didn't expect, Republicans strategists are hoping black voters, who are the Democrats' most stalwart supporters, will help bring them future victories.
"[We] must in some way, some form, recruit blacks and other...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 1:34 PM
Reaching middle age and achieving financial success leads some men to buy fancy cars. Others go for memberships in exclusive country clubs. Larry Kawa turned to politics.
By dint of his checkbook, never-say-no personality and marketing savvy, he's...