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A New County Attorney for Baltimore County

Baltimore County Executive John A. Olszewski Jr. (D) announced Tuesday that James R. Benjamin Jr., will join his leadership team as county attorney.Once confirmed...

Baltimore Lawmakers Say Racetrack Rescue Plan Numbers Add Up

Key Baltimore City lawmakers on General Assembly budget committees expressed optimism Monday about a proposed plan to keep the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race...

Bare-Knuckle GOP Primary Seems Likely in Cecil County

The Baltimore mayoral election is the marquee race of the 2020 primary season in Maryland. But 60 miles to the north, the Republican primary...

Senior Md. Lawmaker Resigns, Faces Wire Fraud Charge

A senior member of the House of Delegates who resigned abruptly Friday faces a federal corruption charge for allegedly pocketing more than $22,000 in...

18 Questions About the Deal to Save Pimlico

Deus ex machina.Suddenly, almost out of the blue, a deal appears to be in place that could save and improve Pimlico Race Course in...

DNC Chief Perez in Frederick: ‘We Have a Lunatic in the White House’

Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez arrived fashionably late to a backyard soiree in Frederick on Thursday night.He’d been on a call about how...

Celebrating Women — and One Woman in Particular

Emerge Maryland, the group dedicated to recruiting, training and electing Democratic women candidates, has been a major player on the political scene for the...

Political Fundraisers Become Family Affairs (Or Stoke Political Family Feuds)

A few election fundraisers on the docket in Maryland this fall have become family affairs – and in one case, a vehicle for a...

With Jackson and Forbes, Appointees Make Up One-Fifth of Legislature

House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) is part of the club. So are the chairmen of the House Appropriations Committee and two state...

Press Secretary Announcement Carries Hint of Future Campaign

Baltimore County Executive John A. Olszewski Jr. (D) announced Tuesday that Sean Naron will be joining his team as press secretary.That means T.J. Smith,...