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William F. Zorzi

Senior contributor

Bill Zorzi was a Baltimore Sun reporter and editor for nearly 20 years, focusing on government and politics. An Annapolis bureau veteran, he wrote a weekly column, “The Political Game” for the paper. Zorzi and another former Sun reporter, David Simon, are longtime collaborators on acclaimed television projects, including the HBO series, “The Wire,” and the HBO miniseries “Show Me a Hero,” which dealt with an explosive housing desegregation case in Yonkers, NY.

Best-selling author and former foundation executive Wes Moore, who began his long-shot pursuit of the Democratic gubernatorial nomination in single digits, catapulted into the…

Marilyn Mosby in an office

Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby was indicted by a federal grand jury on four charges Thursday, including perjury for falsely claiming a COVID-19 hardship.

Mike Miller could play a big room. He was a big personality with a big smile. He was complicated, a study in contrasts. Brash…

Editor’s note: Between now and Jan. 3, we’re re-running 12 great articles that appeared in Maryland Matters in 2020, in chronological order. On Jan….

Today, as the sun comes up on these United States, we as a people stand on a precipice. Those sound like such big words,…

A Funeral Mass for Joseph V. Lutz, a former two-term member of the Maryland House of Delegates representing Harford County, will be offered 10…

Times change. Buildings come and go. Things are “repurposed.” (New verbs are created out of thin air.) Whole cities reinvent themselves. In Baltimore, where…

Hungry for a political comeback for well over a decade, Kweisi Mfume (D) took advantage of being one of the few household names left…

Del. Chanel A. Branch, a Democrat from East Baltimore’s 45th District, officially withdrew Monday as a candidate for City Council in the April 28…

By the spring of 2018, then-Del. Cheryl D. Glenn, the Baltimore City Democrat who pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges related to a bribery…