| Oct 7, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan traded accusations of deception Tuesday in their first debate before the Nov. 4 election for governor.
The rivals clashed repeatedly over social issues, education, the environment and Maryland's...
| Oct 4, 2014
| 12:26 PM
Republican Corey Stottlemyer concedes that state Sen. Ron Young was once a visionary leader who, as mayor of Frederick, helped a sleepy city become a thriving hub of business and culture.
But that's all in the past, Stottlemyer says.
| Oct 7, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan will meet Tuesday in their first televised debate in an increasingly vitriolic campaign for governor.
The hourlong encounter, sponsored by The Baltimore Sun and WJZ-TV, will be taped in the morning...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 5:28 PM
The two men vying to become Maryland's next governor have agreed to an hourlong televised debate in early October, reaching a deal after more than a month of uncertainty about when — and whether — the pair would face off.
Democrat Anthony G....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 11:23 AM
Last month, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz wrote a letter to Maryland Transportation Secretary James T. Smith Jr. indicating his displeasure with certain aspects of the proposed Red Line light rail project. He doesn't want the county to...
| Jul 20, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Back when Robert Ehrlich was governor of Maryland, I was interviewing men newly committed to state prison and suspected of gang affiliations. After years in denial, Maryland was just beginning to realize that gangs were very active behind the walls. Among...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 5:22 PM
Republican Larry Hogan will be the first candidate in two decades to mount a statewide general election bid using taxpayer donations.
Hogan's campaign said Wednesday that it will accept public financing, an unusual move that reflects the GOP's uphill...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 12:12 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan's decision to accept public campaign financing for the general election is both good and bad for democracy in Maryland. It's good in that it validates the notion that our prospective leaders can and should...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 8:33 AM
The headline on the news release out of Maryland's Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation yesterday sounded pretty great: "Private Sector Gains 18,700 Jobs Over-the-Year."
Read the body of the release, though, and you'll discover the actual...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 10:49 AM
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown claimed the endorsement of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police Wednesday, breaking a string of three general elections in which the union has backed the Republican candidate.
The state FOP...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Space considerations may have been responsible for the deletion of the final item in former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s "news of the future column" in The Sun ("The news of the future," July 27). Here it is now in its entirety:
"Doctors were pleased to...