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Senate Republicans Pick Simonaire, Hough as New Leaders

State Senate Republicans on Saturday tapped Anne Arundel County Sen. Bryan W. Simonaire and Frederick County Sen. Michael J. Hough to be their top...

Md. Dems Get Perfect Score From Human Rights Campaign, While Harris Gets a Zero

According to a congressional scorecard published this week by the Human Rights Campaign, nearly every member of the Maryland congressional delegation has voted in...

Forget the 2020 Election. Here Are Some Early Poll Results on 2022

The first public poll on the 2022 Maryland gubernatorial election finds lots of uncertainty ― unsurprisingly, at this early stage ― among Democratic and...

Shakeup Hits Senate Republican Caucus

Maryland Senate Republicans will enter the 2021 General Assembly session with new leaders, the GOP caucus announced Tuesday night.In a statement, the caucus said...

DMV Democrats Urge Trump White House Not to Endanger Others’ Health

One day after President Trump returned to the White House to continue treatment for COVID-19, whipping off his mask in a dramatic gesture on...

Md. Speaker Swears in Del. Thiam as ‘Another History Maker’

By Philip Van SlootenMaryland House of Delegates Speaker Adrienne A. Jones (D-Baltimore County) swore in Delegate Brenda Thiam (R-Washington) Tuesday, as Maryland's first Black...

Howard County Council Votes to End ICE Contract, Faces Veto From Executive

In a 3-2 vote, the Howard County Council Monday night passed legislation that would end the county’s 25-year contract with U.S. Immigration and Customs...

Franchot Abruptly Parts Company With His Closest Political Adviser

If there was one durable political relationship in Annapolis, it appeared to be between state Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) and his longtime chief...
Special Session

Opinion: With No Special Session, Legislature Is Ignoring Its Responsibilities

Not long ago, I participated in a "People’s Special Session," a political action to demonstrate how elected leaders of the Maryland General Assembly could...

Bethesda Briefly Becomes Ground Zero for MAGA Madness

President Trump got what he wanted on Monday — to bolt Walter Reed National Medical Center just in time to make the evening news.But...