| Apr 29, 2011
| 2:09 AM
UPDATE: Gov. Bob McDonnell late Thursday said he would sign the redistricting legislation passed by the General Assembly "as soon as it reaches my desk." In a statement, the governor said the legislation approved by state lawmakers earlier in the day...
| Apr 4, 2011
Doug McMinn would rather work on the Rappahannock River than talk to politicians.
Yet that's exactly what he was doing over the winter when state lawmakers began tinkering with Virginia's oyster aquaculture laws.
McMinn and fellow oyster growers...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 4:49 PM
RICHMOND – Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Monday proposed a pilot program to expand Medicaid health coverage for the poor for at least two years.
The governor pushed his proposal as a potential break in a logjam on the divisive issue, but it didn't...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 6:00 PM
As the national economy struggles to find solid footing following the worst economic recession since the Great Depression, candidates for federal office, from the presidential race down to the local congressional races, are locked in a philosophical...
| Jul 23, 2014
| 11:09 PM
Failing to agree on how to handle the crush of children on the Southwestern border, Congress has stalemated amid a fresh round of political brinkmanship that is likely to prolong the crisis and increase federal costs involved.
Rather than compromise...
| Jul 28, 2004
| 8:44 PM
Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley brought his prescription for improving homeland security to the Democratic convention last night, but his short speech was rewarded with only modest applause outside the Maryland delegation and a snub from major broadcast...
| Nov 3, 2010
| 6:50 AM
Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley cruised to a second term Tuesday - and with it, won the opportunity to guide the state in what he hopes will be an improving economy - while Republican former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. suffered a second consecutive...
| Sep 13, 1991
| 7:17 AM
Mary Pat Clarke easily won renomination in the Democratic primary for City Council president last night, but two veteran 1st District councilmen were ousted as independent candidates swept to victory in East Baltimore.\r
A third incumbent, 6th...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 7:17 AM
Martin O'Malley was selected by his peers Wednesday to chair the Democratic Governors Association, a platform from which he says he will build the party and promote candidates who will invest in education and infrastructure.
"Our agenda is one of...
| Feb 10, 2005
| 9:39 AM
Joseph F. Steffen Jr. left Reisterstown's Franklin High School and quickly found a home in the rough-and-tumble world of politics, working mostly behind the scenes as a self-described "Prince of Darkness" on behalf of favorite Republicans - including, for...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Anne Arundel County Councilman Chris Trumbauer said this past week's failure to adopt a special election to replace council members who leave office early was his most disappointing moment in politics.
"This was an opportunity to restore the power to the...