| Apr 1, 2012
| 5:04 PM
Despite high-profile races — including a Republican presidential contest that brought the candidates swinging through the state and a nationally significant House race in Western Maryland — elections officials predict that turnout could fall...
| Apr 2, 2012
| 3:00 AM
As Tuesday's congressional primary approaches, Western Maryland Democrats, longing for a change in representation, have reason to be optimistic. Republicans, on the other hand, have reason to sing the blues.
The change in the 6th Congressional District...
| Apr 1, 2012
| 5:06 PM
Democrats and Republicans will choose nominees in city and federal races on Tuesday.
Voting will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Primary elections will be held for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District seat and one of its two U.S. Senate seats, as...
| Apr 9, 2012
In the stretch run before the recent 6th District primary elections, a few candidates proclaimed that polls had them in or near the lead.
Republican Joseph T. Krysztoforski cited a TelePoll showing him with 37.8 percent and incumbent...
| Dec 27, 2011
| 4:12 PM
Pooran cleared to run for Congress
Whenever state and federal employees consider running for office, they must abide by the federal Hatch Act, which sets limits on political activity.
Certain employees are barred from running in a partisan election....
| Dec 28, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Dr. Milad L. Pooran is temporarily stepping away from his campaign for Maryland's 6th Congressional District seat because, as an Air National Guardsman, he has been deployed to Germany.
During a telephone interview Wednesday, several hours before his...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 3:35 PM
Robin Ficker has homed in on one issue for his latest campaign signs: “No Gas Tax Hike.”
With this mantra, Ficker is trying to win the Republican nomination for Maryland’s 6th District seat in Congress while aiming at a leading...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 11:02 AM
Former state Sen. Alex X. Mooney, a Republican, is not running for Maryland’s 6th District seat in Congress, even after raising more than $100,000 for a possible candidacy, he said Tuesday.
Mooney’s announcement came the same day another...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Two Montgomery County, Md., residents filed for the 6th Congressional District race on Wednesday, the state’s candidate deadline day, meaning 13 people will compete for their parties’ nominations in the April primaries.
U.S. Rep. Roscoe G....
| Jan 13, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Editor's note: This is one in an occasional series of profiles about candidates running for election in the 6th Congressional District.
As a single parent, Charles Bailey said he's concerned about the educational future for his 6-year-old son.
| Jan 14, 2012
| 1:08 PM
Three candidates for Maryland's 6th District seat in Congress will lead dual lives for the next three months — state legislator and federal campaigner.
For state Sen. Robert J. Garagiola, state Sen. David R. Brinkley and state Del. Kathryn L....