| May 21, 2014
| 2:39 PM
The centrist shift of the Republican Party, first observed last fall with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's landslide re-election, continued this week with GOP establishment candidates defeating tea party challengers in primary races. The most visible...
| May 24, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Republican Ron George releases the first commercial in his campaign for governor, an introductory spot that also chronicles his opposition to tax increases.
What the ad says: George a two-term state delegate from Anne Arundel County, is shown with...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:00 AM
If folks were waiting for Julius Henson's campaign for state Senate to go negative, they didn't have to wait long.
Within days of a city judge's clearing the way for Henson to run in East Baltimore's 45th District, the longtime political consultant...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:24 AM
For the third election in a row, a Baltimore County executive has the potential to play kingmaker in elections for other local offices, thanks both to what has been one of the most gaping loopholes in campaign finance law and the inability of the...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:33 AM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan will announce his running mate at a rally near Annapolis Wednesday night, his campaign said.
Hogan, a former appointments secretary to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., became a late entry into the governor's...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan introduced Boyd Rutherford, a former Ehrlich administration Cabinet secretary, as his running mate Wednesday night at a rally at an Annapolis-area crab house.
Hogan, the Anne Arundel County resident who...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:17 AM
In backingDel. Steve Schuh this month over incumbent Laura Neuman in the GOP primary for Anne Arundel County Executive, former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. cited Mr. Schuh's attendance at national Republican conventions, his membership in a local Republican...
| Dec 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Maryland has long been a heavily Democratic state, but 2013 may have cemented its status as a truly liberal one.
The two things were not always synonymous. Though Democrats have dominated the legislature and governor's mansion for decades, the party's...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:58 PM
For the first time in two decades, Baltimore County doesn't have a favorite son or daughter in the governor's race. All the more reason why candidates seeking Maryland's top office are fighting for the votes of county residents.
"Baltimore County is...
| May 6, 2014
| 9:45 AM
Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. recently asked "what do you think it will take to get [President Obama] to see that Mr. Putin and his fellow bullies might be playing him for a fool?"
Since it takes one to know one, Mr. Ehrlich should know —...
| May 8, 2014
| 7:30 AM
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s predictable criticism of all-things-Obama now focuses on the president's alleged weakness in foreign policy ("Obama, played for a fool," May 4.)
Whether it's Russia's Vladimir Putin, Syria's Bashar Assad or Iran's Hassan Rouhani,...