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Dream Team 2018: The Maryland Democratic Party’s New Leaders

On Saturday, I attended the leadership elections for the Maryland Democratic Party, to determine the officers for the next four years. It was one...

Montgomery Councilmembers Get Committee Assignments

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro (D) doled out committee assignments for her colleagues Tuesday for the four-year Council term. One committee will be...

Here Come the Newbies

Dozens of incoming lawmakers will descend on Annapolis Wednesday for two days of freshman orientation sessions.After an hour-long continental breakfast in the State House...

Howard County Celebrates Its Ideals — And Its New Leaders

Howard County, whose growth over the last half century has been fueled by the utopian ideal of racial harmony and inclusiveness, saw its first...

Glassman Quotes Lincoln, RFK as He Takes Oath a Second Time

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman – the last Republican in charge of a “Big Eight” jurisdiction in Maryland – was sworn in to a...

Alsobrooks Lays Out Priorities for Prince George’s in Inaugural Address

As she prepared to take the reins of power, Prince George’s County Executive Angela D. Alsobrooks (D) sought advice from another powerful woman, Washington,...

County Executive Elrich, New Council Take Office in Montgomery

Marc B. Elrich, an unconventional and unscripted politician who has often plowed a lonely road in Montgomery County politics, was sworn in Monday as...

In Frederick County, Bipartisan Promises as Dems Take Control

Frederick County’s second county council will have a few new faces, and a new Democratic majority.Four years after the county’s transition to charter government,...

In Anne Arundel, Ex-Community Organizer Calls for Reinforcements

New Anne Arundel County Executive Steuart Pittman (D), who cut his teeth as a community organizer in Chicago and Des Moines, Iowa, urged his...

Olszewski Takes Reins in Baltimore County

Wearing a pin given to him by the widow of the late county executive Kevin Kamenetz, Baltimore County’s new executive took the oath of...