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Blair Lee III

Montgomery County keeps growing, but its political influence is diminishing.

Early in the 1970s, the Nixon administration’s Department of Health, Education and Welfare directed the State of Maryland to bleach its higher education enrollment…

Beverly Byron’s husband, a 49-year-old Maryland congressman, died of a heart attack on a Wednesday in 1978 while he was jogging along the Chesapeake…

Comptroller Peter Franchot, on a continuous loop of shameless self-promotion for governor, might suffer from the Louis L. Goldstein syndrome. Or curse. Goldstein, for…

In the grammar of politics, the election of two-term Gov. Harry R. Hughes was a predicate. It evolved on conditions and “ifs.” If Blair…