| Jan 7, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Harford County Executive David R. Craig became the first top-tier Republican candidate for governor to make his candidacy official Tuesday as he filed papers with the State Board of Elections.
Craig signed up to be on the June 24 primary ballot along...
| Jan 7, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Attorney General Douglas F, Gansler's campaign released an open letter to Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Tuesday urging them to observe a ban on fund-raising during the 90-day legislative session that starts Wednesday -- even...
| Dec 15, 2013
Here at the editorial board of The Sun, we like to give Columbia a little good-natured ribbing from time to time. James Rouse's planned community has gotten enough critical accolades in the national press since its opening in 1967 — for its...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 4:48 PM
A government watchdog group called on two gubernatorial campaigns to voluntarily forgo fundraising during the upcoming General Assembly session to comply with the spirit of Maryland ethics laws.
Both campaigns promptly declined.
The exchange Thursday...
| Dec 20, 2013
| 5:57 PM
State lawmakers and some local politicians are considering raising their own salaries in 2014 — proposals that supporters say might have more traction now that Maryland is a few years out of the recession.
This week, a state commission...
| Dec 21, 2013
| 12:16 PM
Normally, an assistant attorney general reviews campaign finance guidance before the Maryland State Board of Elections issues it. But what happens when that guidance could have a significant impact on the Maryland attorney general's political fortunes?...
| Dec 23, 2013
| 3:06 PM
Choosing from a slate of three Democratic candidates who have all been friendly to its cause, Maryland's largest gay rights organization on Monday endorsed Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown for governor.
Equality Maryland interviewed Brown and each of his two...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 3:13 PM
Supporters of Democrat Douglas F. Gansler's campaign for governor sued Thursday to block rival Anthony G. Brown's running mate from raising money during the 90-day General Assembly session that starts next month.
Lawyer Daniel M. Clements, who backs...
| Dec 28, 2013
| 6:54 AM
The lawyer who filed suit last week to prevent Democrat Anthony G. Brown's running mate from accepting campaign donations during the legislative session is no stranger to the world of political fundraising.
Daniel M. Clements, an attorney with a...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:20 AM
The conventional political wisdom about Del. Heather Mizeur's pick of the Rev. Delman Coates as her running mate is that it shows her campaign for governor is more about making a point than winning the Democratic primary, much less the general election....
| Nov 15, 2013
| 7:08 PM
Media ratings firm Nielsen Holdings plans to lay off 333 workers in Columbia — more than one-third of the workforce at what had been Arbitron Inc.'s headquarters — as the two former rivals combine their businesses.
New York-based Nielsen,...