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Danielle E. Gaines

Editor-in-chief

Danielle Gaines covered government and politics for Maryland Matters for two years before moving into an editing position. Previously, she spent six years at The Frederick News-Post ― as the paper’s principal government and politics reporter for half that time, covering courts and legal affairs before that. She also reported for the now-defunct The Gazette of Politics and Business in Maryland and previously worked as a county government and education reporter at The Merced Sun-Star in California’s Central Valley.

Democratic legislative candidates in tight races began declaring victory Thursday evening, as the count of mail-in ballots expanded their leads, putting some districts out…

Comptroller-elect Brooke Lierman (D) unveiled on Thursday the leaders of a transition team that will help her prepare to take the helm of the state’s…

Baltimore Del. Brooke Lierman made history Tuesday night, becoming the first woman elected as state comptroller and to an independent state government office in…

As results continued to trickle into a campaign watch party in downtown Frederick on Tuesday night, U.S. Rep David Trone acknowledged that his bid…

A victor in his first try for public office; Cox refuses to concede

Candidates up and down the ballot are criss-crossing the state, making their final pleas to voters ahead of Election Day on Tuesday. Over the…

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Although the Maryland gubernatorial election remains the major focus in the Nov. 8 general election, voters also have a say on five constitutional amendments…

After earlier cancellation, Cecil Public Media debate is back on with three candidates scheduled to attend.

Maryland has ended another fiscal year with another unanticipated budget surplus — and this year some of that windfall will automatically be redirected to…