| May 17, 2012
| 7:35 PM
John Delaney, the winner in last month’s Democratic primary for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District seat, was back in Washington County on Thursday.
Delaney, the keynote speaker for the annual Jefferson-Jackson Dinner, said the county was...
| Jan 27, 2013
| 3:44 PM
State Sen. Allan Kittleman is torn.
When lobbied by the ACLU and the NAACP to repeal Maryland's death penalty, Kittleman asks how he can ensure the most heinous murderers will never kill again.
When approached by fellow senators or state's attorneys...
| Dec 29, 2012
| 1:47 PM
Editor’s note: As we usher out 2012 and welcome 2013, The Herald-Mail has prepared a package of year-end stories that provide short recaps of some of the top stories of the year past.
These stories will be published each day through New Year’...
| Feb 24, 2011
| 6:21 PM
Maryland's Senate passed a landmark measure Thursday evening that would allow same-sex couples to wed, pushing the controversial issue to the House of Delegates, which appears nearly evenly split on the issue.
The Senate voted 25-21 to approve the...
| Mar 11, 2012
| 2:23 PM
Local Korean War veterans say they are off to a good start raising money to build a monument in Hagerstown to honor the men and women who served during that conflict.
But they still need the public’s financial support to help reach their $70,000...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of profiles about candidates running for election in the 6th Congressional District.
State Sen. Robert J. Garagiola said he’ll gladly compare his record to anyone else’s in the 6th...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 3:38 PM
Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series of profiles about candidates for the 6th Congressional District seat seeking their parties’ nomination in the April 3 primary election.
Peter James said his concern about the nation’s...
| Mar 15, 2012
| 2:30 PM
When asked about running for re-election, U.S. Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlettusually mentions his concern for the future of his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
But, several months ago, the 20-year incumbent was wavering, possibly leaning...
| Oct 22, 2011
| 1:50 PM
With a bit of math and a few clicks of a mouse, state Democrats transformed a once-sleepy congressional district in Western Maryland last week into one of the most closely watched political battlegrounds in the nation.
Hours after Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Jul 22, 2011
| 7:39 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley pledged Friday to lead the charge next year for a law to recognize same-sex marriage in Maryland, saying he would include the effort among a "handful" of legislative priorities during the 2012 session.
Supporters predicted that the...
| Aug 6, 2011
| 4:45 PM
Ed Coile and his husband are true-blue Democrats. But they were thinking about saving money, not their congressional representation, when they decided to move from Washington to conservative Frederick County last year.
"Politics just didn't play a role,"...