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  • Gingrich brings presidential campaign to Maryland

    Gingrich brings presidential campaign to Maryland
    For Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich, campaigning in Maryland on Tuesday represented something of a political homecoming. It was nearly 20 years ago that Gingrich, then a Georgia congressman, hatched the outlines of the "Contract with...
  • Ruppersberger backs Rosen in 1st District

    Democratic congressional candidate Wendy Rosen picked up the endorsement of neighboring Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger on Wednesday in her bid for the nomination in Maryland's 1st Congressional District. Rosen, a Baltimore County resident, is running...
  • Impallaria finesses rivals' endorsements

    A mailer by  a Republican candidate for the nomination to run against Democratic U.S. Rep. C. A. Dutch Ruppersberger in the 2nd District gives a lesson in how to finesse the issue when a rival picks off the most desirable endorsements from party...
  • Delaney wins in 6th District primary

    Delaney wins in 6th District primary
    A wealthy Potomac businessman whose very candidacy challenged state Democratic leaders won a hotly contested congressional primary in Western Maryland on Tuesday, setting up a battle for the seat in November that will help decide control of the House of...
  • Census redistricting is a numbers game for Harford

    Battle lines are being drawn, it seems, in the fight over where battle lines for state politics will be drawn in Maryland. The U.S. Census Bureau has digested the information it gathered in 2010 and the task of deciding which precincts will be in which...
  • Agency scales back toll proposals for Bay Bridge, other spans

    Agency scales back toll proposals for Bay Bridge, other spans
    Responding to a public outcry, the Maryland Transportation Authority agreed Thursday to scale back a proposed toll hike on the Bay Bridge — one of several revisions to a hotly debated package of rate increases. The authority board reached a...
  • Md. projects seek foreign dollars from would-be immigrants

    The private developers of two high-profile state projects are seeking financing through a visa program that lets wealthy foreigners go to the front of the line for green cards and possible U.S. citizenship in return for a $500,000 investment....
  • Proposed congressional map draws more criticism

    A congressional map drafted by Maryland Democrats drew more opposition Wednesday as Republican leaders offered alternative proposals, the state NAACP requested changes and the O'Malley administration released 600 comments — mostly critical —...
  • Miller says higher gas tax is coming

    State Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller predicted Thursday that the General Assembly would approve an increase in Maryland's gas tax, putting his considerable influence behind an issue that is likely to be divisive in the coming legislative session....
  • Perryville casino seeks to cut slot machines by a third

    Perryville casino seeks to cut slot machines by a third
    Even as the General Assembly prepares to return to Annapolis this week to discuss the expansion of gambling, one of Maryland's three casinos has asked its oversight agency to take back about a third of the slot machines because of declining revenue. Penn...
  • Narrow majority of Md. senators oppose repeal of death penalty, survey reveals

    Gov. Martin O'Malley's push to end the death penalty in Maryland would probably fall short if a legislative vote were held today, even though the governor insisted yesterday that the repeal effort "has a real shot this year." A Baltimore Sun survey of...