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Analysis: A Forgettable Candidate Forum. But It May Not Be the Candidates’ Fault

Blame it on the format – 57 minutes for nine candidates to rush through their talking points, with puzzling, random opportunities for so-called rebuttals...

Veteran Baltimore Lawmakers Team Up With Newcomer as Curt Anderson Mystery Persists

Exactly four weeks to the day from the June 26 primary, two ranking Democratic legislators announced Tuesday they are teaming with a political newcomer...

Political Notebook: June 5 Is Deadline to Register to Vote; More Endorsements

The deadline is 9 p.m. June 5 to register to vote in Maryland, update voter information or change party affiliation. That can be done...

Montgomery County Council At-Large: Can’t Tell the Players Without a Scorecard

Thirty-three candidates are vying for four at-large seats on the Montgomery County Council in the June 26 Democratic Primary Election. Voters can vote for...

Political Notes: Baker’s Standing at Home, New PAC, New Annapolis PR Firm

Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III would get 48 percent of the Democratic gubernatorial primary vote on his home turf, according to...

Maryland ACLU Gets New Leader

The ACLU of Maryland is getting a new director following the retirement of longtime civil rights lawyer Susan Goering. Dana Vickers Shelley, a management and...

Analysis: Hogan Casts Long Shadow Over Desultory Democratic Contest

Last week began with a preemptive video from the Maryland Republican Party called “Uninspired” – a commentary on the Democratic candidates for governor as...

Hogan's Vetoes Spark Political Firestorm

Reaction to Republican Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s veto Thursday of three education-related bills passed this year by the Maryland General Assembly was strong...

Baker Debuts TV Ad Geared Toward Montgomery County

If there was any doubt that Montgomery County will play a huge role in the June 26 Democratic gubernatorial primary, Prince George’s County Executive...

Republican County Execs Have Huge Fundraising Edge Over Democratic Foes

Three Republicans who were elected to county executive positions in 2014 after serving in the General Assembly have significant fundraising advantages over their Democratic...