| Oct 18, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Earlier this month, incumbent Howard County Register of Wills Byron Macfarlane announced his intention to run for re-election in 2014. Which begs an important question: What exactly does a register of wills do?
As might be inferred from his title,...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 2:11 PM
Less than a week into her role as a running mate for Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's campaign for governor, Democrat Del. Jolene Ivey on Thursday also assumed the role of attacker.
Ivey criticized the ticket's chief political opponent Lt. Gov....
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:05 PM
One of the first independent polls of the three-way 2014 race for the Democratic nomination for governor shows Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown leading by a 2-to-1 margin over Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler.
The Gonzalez poll released Wednesday shows...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:53 PM
The leading candidates for governor have announced their running mates, making choices that underscore a harsh reality for Baltimore: It is no longer the center of the Maryland political universe.
Democrat Douglas F. Gansler's selection Monday of Prince...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 6:59 PM
After Del. Jolene Ivey told a Baltimore crowd she hopes to be Maryland's first African-American female lieutenant governor, she discussed what it means to be a fair-skinned black woman whose racial heritage is often questioned.
Ivey, 51, is the daughter...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 10:19 AM
BELTSVILLE -- Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler introduced Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince George's County as his running mate Monday, defying conventional wisdom about the need for geographical balance on a gubernatorial ticket.
In choosing the two-term...
| Oct 13, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, will announce his running mate Monday as he attempts to move beyond controversies that have plagued his campaign for governor, including allegations that he routinely pressed his security detail to drive unsafely.
| Oct 8, 2013
| 5:08 PM
Offering his take on an emerging issue of the 2014 election for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown rolled out a plan Tuesday to make pre-kindergarten education available to all Maryland public school children.
Brown outlined his program, billed as...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 3:59 PM
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown unveiled a roster Wednesday of leading Democrats who will serve as co-chairs of his Democratic gubernatorial campaign in the state's 23 counties and Baltimore.
The release of the list comes a day before Brown is expected to...
| Oct 4, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Several candidates for governor — a Democrat and three Republicans — said Friday that they would cut taxes to improve Maryland's business image and revive its ailing manufacturing sector.
The three Republican candidates and Democratic...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 6:22 PM
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler challenged Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown on Thursday to take a tougher stance in the widening dispute over arrest rates in Baltimore.
Gansler, who formally entered the Democratic primary for governor this week,...