| Jun 20, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Out-of-state groups are pumping last-minute cash into the Maryland attorney general's race, fueling a barrage of campaign ads, including $240,000 in TV commercials purchased by a Florida-based fund that won't reveal its donors.
The ads purchased by the...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:00 AM
The recent article in The Baltimore Sun regarding campaign donations in the Democratic primary for attorney general ("Out-of-state groups pump money into attorney general's race," June 20) perfectly illustrates the corruption of the two-party system. Does...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 9:59 PM
Brian E. Frosh, a veteran state senator from Montgomery County who championed gun control and environmental protection, defeated two opponents to win Tuesday's Democratic primary for Maryland attorney general.
Frosh, 67, who had trailed in early polls...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 2:03 PM
Libertarian candidate Robert Sarvis, who qualified earlier this week to be on the ballot in Virginia's U.S. Senate race, won't be asked to participate in the race's first debate, which is being put on next month by the Virginia Bar Association.
| Jun 29, 2014
| 8:00 AM
The June 26 "Opinion Poll" asked readers if they will vote for Anthony Brown or Larry Hogan in the gubernatorial general election. A simple query of the Maryland Board of Elections will readily reveal that there are, in fact, three candidates on the...
| Jul 5, 2014
| 9:21 AM
Cory McCray spent his 18th birthday in a Baltimore jail cell. Antonio Hayes was raised by his grandmother when his mother's drug addiction got too bad. Brooke Lierman grew up in the affluent suburbs of Montgomery County, the daughter of a renowned...
| Jul 6, 2014
| 7:25 PM
Norfolk Democrats have their candidate to replace Algie Howell in the 90th House of Delegates district: Local attorney Joe Lindsey.
Lindsey bested two other candidates over the weekend. No word yet on a Republican / Libertarian / Independent candidate...
| Jul 8, 2014
| 3:43 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an everyday series exploring individual line items in state and local budgets. Read the entire series at www.dailypress.com/watchdog.
A proposal to close a satellite office will save the folks who run elections in...
| Jun 20, 2014
| 3:01 PM
The biggest statewide primary contest features Charlie Crist, the former Republican governor who wants to return to his old office as a Democrat. He faces Nan Rich of Weston, a former Democratic Party leader in the Florida Senate.
| May 24, 2014
| 8:14 PM
Money in politics — and proposals for diluting its influence — was a dominant theme during a standing-room-only forum in Torrance on Saturday featuring the large field of candidates to succeed longtime Rep. Henry A. Waxman (D-Beverly Hills)....
| May 30, 2014
| 6:45 AM
In The Sun article "New views about crime" (May 25) the writers failed to mention the Libertarian approach to the failed war on drugs. As the Libertarian candidate for attorney general, my main campaign theme is to end the drug war. The U.S. has the...