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A Conversation with Ben Jealous

It was another day, another labor endorsement for Ben Jealous.Not that they have become so frequent or ho-hum that the Democratic gubernatorial contender and...

Poll Shows Strong Support for Renewable Energy in 2 Swing Districts

A poll set to be released on Monday shows strong support for renewable energy in two battleground state Senate districts – one in Baltimore...

You Say You Want a Revolution? Can’t Tell Md. Players Without a Scorecard

There’s a new political movement in Maryland. Some might call it a resistance. It's a loose coalition of progressive and left-leaning groups, from all...

Tracking the Decline of the U.S. Senate

Lots of people think fondly of their former workplaces. Ira Shapiro wrote a book about his.Shapiro, best known in Maryland for his well-run but...

Mike Miller, Talmadge Branch to Headline Event for Rushern Baker

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker continues to rack up establishment endorsements in his bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination.Baker has scheduled a fundraiser...

Rebuffed by EPA, Frosh Schedules Hearing on Trump Climate Scheme

Last fall, Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh (D) was one of several Democratic state officials from around the country who asked the Environmental Protection...

The Top 10 Maryland Elections of 2018

By Josh KurtzHappy New Year! And happy election year!After months -- even years -- of shadow campaigning, we can drop all pretense. This is...

More Pre-Session Fundraisers Added to Annapolis Docket

The invitations keep coming, fast and furious. We can now count close to 80 fundraisers on tap for incumbent lawmakers before the start of...

Hoping to Beat the Clock, Montgomery Lawmakers Rush Property Tax Measure 

Montgomery County homeowners will be allowed to pre-pay their 2018 property taxes in 2017, thanks to a provision approved by the county council on Tuesday....

Hogan Pulls Punches With Neall Announcement for Health Secretary

Gov. Larry Hogan (R) on Wednesday said his forthcoming bill to offset any negative impacts from the massive federal tax measure that Congress passed...