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Feuding Lawmakers Take Their Quarrel to House GOP Caucus

An already nasty Republican race for the House of Delegates in the 7th District turned decidedly nastier this week when feuding delegates took their...

Could a Veteran GOP Lawmaker Be in Trouble in Tuesday’s Primary?

Could state Sen. Gail H. Bates be surprised Tuesday in the Republican primary? Reid J. Novotny, Bates’ Republican challenger in District 9, concedes that the...

A Conversation With Chris Van Hollen: ‘The Country Has Been Crying Out’

Editor’s Note: On Sunday, U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.) took part in a congressional fact-finding trip to the U.S.-Mexico border. On Wednesday afternoon he...

Foe Hits Councilman Who Voted for Public Finance System But Rejects Public Funds

A member of the Montgomery County Council who voted for — but is not participating in — the county’s new public campaign financing system is...

Political Notebook: They’re Voting Early on the Shore; More Endorsements

  Of Maryland’s 3,597,135 voters, 4.8 percent voted in the first seven days of early voting, according to statistics from the Maryland State Board of...

Powerful Union’s PAC Failed to Register as a Political Committee in Maryland

The New York-based political action committee for a health care workers union has given hundreds of thousands of dollars in both cash and indirect...

Analysis: The Immigration War at Home

The news cycle for the Maryland angle on the immigration crisis along the Mexican border lasted about four minutes. U.S. Sen. Chris Van Hollen (D)...

Voter Asks Elections Officials to Probe Montgomery County Business Group

A Montgomery County Democratic voter has asked the Maryland State Board of Elections to investigate whether Empower Montgomery, a political entity connected to developers...

Who Has the Edge in Race for Prince George’s State’s Attorney?

The candidates for Prince George’s County state’s attorney agree that front line prosecutors are overworked and under-paid, and all hope to build on incumbent...

Announcing…Maryland Matters' Primary Contest!

So you think you're a political prognosticator? A budding Charlie Cook? You say you've been crunching turnout models for that obscure commissioner race in...