| Sep 22, 2010
Winner: Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake
2nd: Gov. Martin O'Malley
3rd: former governor and gubernatorial candidate Bob Ehrlich
Best Politician in Need of a Slap Upside the Head
Winner: former mayor Sheila Dixon
2nd: Gov. Martin O'...
| Jan 19, 2011
Monday’s short agenda was prolonged by the swearing-in of the Council’s newest member, William “Pete” Welch Jr. (D-9th District), son of recently retired Councilmember Agnes Welch. Early in the meeting, a smattering of supporters...
| Mar 1, 2005
| 9:03 PM
Anthony B. Leonard’s Downtown Southern Blues restaurant on North Howard Street’s Antique Row had a meteoric run starting in 2002, drawing a clientele of local notables, including many in politics. But today, the Howard Street location is...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:19 PM
WASHINGTON -- Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, a former lieutenant governor of Maryland, said Wednesday that she will consider running for the Senate seat of retiring Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski -- adding her name to a long list of Democrats in the state who are...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 7:16 PM
Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski's startling announcement Monday that she will not seek re-election in 2016 after more than four decades in elected office set off a political free-for-all as Maryland's most powerful politicians began to position themselves for...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:23 AM
Here in Annapolis, sea-level rise fueled by climate change is a big threat to our local economy.
Fortunately, our state legislators can directly address climate change's rising costs — and in the process expand business opportunities that create...
| Feb 25, 2015
| 5:57 PM
Sandtown-Winchester, the blighted community just west of downtown Baltimore that has been the target of multimillion-dollar revitalization efforts over the past two decades, is home to more people held in state prisons than any other census tract in...
| Feb 13, 2015
| 1:44 PM
Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed retired Rear Adm. Mark Belton to be head of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
Hogan announced Belton's nomination on Friday to replace his initial nominee, Charlie Evans, who decided not to go ahead with the job...
| Feb 22, 2015
For the most part I generally don't care who the Republicans and Democrats put up as their choice for president in 2016, but the prospect of listening to endless Bush-Clinton comparisons for the next 21 months, or having either of them in the White...
| Feb 21, 2015
| 7:52 AM
Jennie C. Hunter-Cevera has been tapped for service by three Maryland governors based on her expertise in science and higher education. Most recently, she was named acting secretary of the Maryland Higher Education Commission by Republican Gov. Larry...
| Feb 20, 2015
| 4:03 PM
Gov. Larry Hogan named budget adviser Robert R. Neall and transition chief James T. Brady to the state university system's Board of Regents on Friday as he submitted 331 "green bag" appointments to the Senate for approval.
The Republican governor also...
| Feb 18, 2015
After reading the news about the National Bureau of Economic Research conclusion that Wal-Mart and other superstores maybe responsible for obesity in America, I can't help but comment.
While the bureau's focus is based on economic research,...