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  • Updated: Probe Inconclusive on Governor's Racist Yearbook Pic

    Updated: Probe Inconclusive on Governor's Racist Yearbook Pic

    Wednesday, May 22 2019 3:14 AM EDT2019-05-22 07:14:54 GMT
    Wednesday, May 22 2019 11:08 AM EDT2019-05-22 15:08:46 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)
    An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood.More
    An investigation ordered up by a Virginia medical school failed to determine whether Gov. Ralph Northam is in a 1984 yearbook photo of a man in blackface next to someone in a Ku Klux Klan hood.         More
  • Wicomico County Attorney Ousted by Council; More Shake-ups Possible

    Wicomico County Attorney Ousted by Council; More Shake-ups Possible

    Tuesday, May 21 2019 5:31 PM EDT2019-05-21 21:31:48 GMT
    Wednesday, May 22 2019 7:27 AM EDT2019-05-22 11:27:24 GMT
    On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council fired County Attorney Paul Wilber by a majority vote.More
    On Tuesday, the Wicomico County Council fired County Attorney Paul Wilber by a majority vote. More
  • Former Va. AG Ken Cuccinelli Joining Trump Administration

    Former Va. AG Ken Cuccinelli Joining Trump Administration

    Tuesday, May 21 2019 1:58 PM EDT2019-05-21 17:58:38 GMT
    Tuesday, May 21 2019 1:58 PM EDT2019-05-21 17:58:38 GMT
    Ken CuccinelliKen Cuccinelli
    Ken CuccinelliKen Cuccinelli
    Ken Cuccinelli, the former attorney general of Virginia, will be joining the Trump administration.More
    Ken Cuccinelli, the former attorney general of Virginia, will be joining the Trump administration.          More
  • Trump Plan Would Shift Immigration Focus to 'Merit'

    Trump Plan Would Shift Immigration Focus to 'Merit'

    Friday, May 17 2019 11:28 AM EDT2019-05-17 15:28:53 GMT
    Friday, May 17 2019 11:28 AM EDT2019-05-17 15:28:53 GMT
    President Donald Trump speaks about modernizing the immigration system in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Washington. (Photo: AP)President Donald Trump speaks about modernizing the immigration system in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Washington. (Photo: AP)
    President Donald Trump speaks about modernizing the immigration system in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Washington. (Photo: AP)President Donald Trump speaks about modernizing the immigration system in the Rose Garden of the White House, Thursday, May 16, 2019, in Washington. (Photo: AP)
    Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach.More
    Unveiling a new immigration plan, President Donald Trump said he wanted to provide a sharp contrast with Democrats, and he did — aiming to upend decades of family-based immigration policy with a new approach.More
  • Biden Clears Path for Campaign Staff to Organize Union

    Biden Clears Path for Campaign Staff to Organize Union

    Thursday, May 9 2019 1:00 PM EDT2019-05-09 17:00:47 GMT
    Thursday, May 9 2019 1:12 PM EDT2019-05-09 17:12:28 GMT
    Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, left, waves toward members of the media as he and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti leave King Taco after talking to patrons Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP)Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, left, waves toward members of the media as he and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti leave King Taco after talking to patrons Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP)
    Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, left, waves toward members of the media as he and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti leave King Taco after talking to patrons Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP)Former vice president and Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, left, waves toward members of the media as he and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti leave King Taco after talking to patrons Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP)
    Former Vice President Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign declaring himself "a union man," and his aides say he would welcome staffers organizing a bargaining unit.More
    Former Vice President Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign declaring himself "a union man," and his aides say he would welcome staffers organizing a bargaining unit.     More
  • Unofficial Tallies Are in for Snow Hill General Election

    Unofficial Tallies Are in for Snow Hill General Election

    Tuesday, May 7 2019 9:31 PM EDT2019-05-08 01:31:05 GMT
    Wednesday, May 8 2019 7:39 AM EDT2019-05-08 11:39:20 GMT
    Voters in Snow Hill took to the polls Tuesday to take part int the town's general election.More
    Voters in Snow Hill, Md. took to the polls Tuesday to take part int the town's general election.More
  • Virginia Election Staffers Indicted for Fraud

    Virginia Election Staffers Indicted for Fraud

    Monday, May 6 2019 8:24 PM EDT2019-05-07 00:24:04 GMT
    Tuesday, May 7 2019 7:42 AM EDT2019-05-07 11:42:38 GMT
    A special prosecutor in Virginia says he's presented two indictments of election fraud against a person who worked on a Republican congressman's doomed re-election campaign.More
    A special prosecutor in Virginia says he's presented two indictments of election fraud against a person who worked on a Republican congressman's doomed re-election campaign.More
  • Delaware GOP Elects New Chairwoman

    Delaware GOP Elects New Chairwoman

    Saturday, May 4 2019 5:46 PM EDT2019-05-04 21:46:18 GMT
    Monday, May 6 2019 7:29 AM EDT2019-05-06 11:29:15 GMT
    Delaware’s GOP elected a new chairwoman at its annual convention Saturday.More
    Delaware’s GOP elected a new chairwoman at its annual convention Saturday.More
  • Updated: Del. Adrienne Jones Elected Speaker of Maryland's House of Delegates

    Maryland Speaker's Race a First: Won't be a White Man

    Wednesday, May 1 2019 11:20 AM EDT2019-05-01 15:20:39 GMT
    Wednesday, May 1 2019 5:35 PM EDT2019-05-01 21:35:44 GMT
    Speaker Pro Tem Adrienne Jones (D-Baltimore County) is the new speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates. (Photo: AP)Speaker Pro Tem Adrienne Jones (D-Baltimore County) is the new speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates. (Photo: AP)
    Speaker Pro Tem Adrienne Jones (D-Baltimore County) is the new speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates. (Photo: AP)Speaker Pro Tem Adrienne Jones (D-Baltimore County) is the new speaker of the Maryland House of Delegates. (Photo: AP)
    The Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday afternoon voted to elect Speaker Pro Tem Adrienne Jones (D-Baltimore County) as its new speaker of the House.More
    The Maryland House of Delegates on Wednesday afternoon voted to elect Speaker Pro Tem Adrienne Jones (D-Baltimore County) as its new speaker of the House.More
  • Virginia Governor Vetoes New State Election Board Legislation

    Virginia Governor Vetoes New State Election Board Legislation

    Monday, April 29 2019 10:55 PM EDT2019-04-30 02:55:23 GMT
    Tuesday, April 30 2019 7:45 AM EDT2019-04-30 11:45:38 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation aimed at overhauling the state's election board.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam has vetoed legislation aimed at overhauling the state's election board.More
  • Candidates' Forum Set for Monday Night in Snow Hill

    Candidates' Forum Set for Monday Night in Snow Hill

    Monday, April 29 2019 10:02 AM EDT2019-04-29 14:02:57 GMT
    Monday, April 29 2019 10:04 AM EDT2019-04-29 14:04:36 GMT
    Snow Hill, Photo: Chris WeimerSnow Hill, Photo: Chris Weimer
    Snow Hill, Photo: Chris WeimerSnow Hill, Photo: Chris Weimer
    The group "Snow Hill Now" on Monday night will host a forum for candidates vying for seats up for grabs in Snow Hill, Maryland's general election on May 7.More
    The group "Snow Hill Now" on Monday night will host a forum for candidates vying for seats up for grabs in Snow Hill, Maryland's general election on May 7.More
  • Maryland Black Caucus Weighs in on Race for House Speaker

    Maryland Black Caucus Weighs in on Race for House Speaker

    Thursday, April 25 2019 3:50 PM EDT2019-04-25 19:50:15 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 3:50 PM EDT2019-04-25 19:50:15 GMT
    The Maryland General Assembly (Photo: WBOC)The Maryland General Assembly (Photo: WBOC)
    The Maryland General Assembly (Photo: WBOC)The Maryland General Assembly (Photo: WBOC)
    The head of Maryland's Legislative Black Caucus is criticizing the state Democratic Party chair for what he described as "bullying" tactics that potentially could interfere with electing the state's first black House speaker.More
    The head of Maryland's Legislative Black Caucus is criticizing the state Democratic Party chair for what he described as "bullying" tactics that potentially could interfere with electing the state's first black House speaker.           More
  • Updated: Biden Launches 2020 Bid Warning 'Soul' of America at Stake

    Updated: Biden Launches 2020 Bid Warning 'Soul' of America at Stake

    Thursday, April 25 2019 6:50 AM EDT2019-04-25 10:50:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-04-25 19:41:18 GMT
    Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden greets people at Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019. Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden greets people at Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019.
    Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden greets people at Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019.Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden greets people at Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019.
    Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the soul of the nation at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election.More
    Former Vice President Joe Biden formally joined the crowded Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, declaring the soul of the nation at stake if President Donald Trump wins re-election.More
  • One Horrifying Day in Virginia Led to Biden's Big 'Yes'

    One Horrifying Day in Virginia Led to Biden's Big 'Yes'

    Thursday, April 25 2019 2:23 PM EDT2019-04-25 18:23:08 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 3:20 PM EDT2019-04-25 19:20:58 GMT
    Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden greets people at Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Photo: AP)Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden greets people at Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden greets people at Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Photo: AP)Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden greets people at Gianni's Pizza, in Wilmington Del., Thursday, April 25, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Joe Biden spent a hot August day at his lakefront Delaware home watching hatred on display in Charlottesville, Virginia, where, days earlier, torch-wielding white supremacists had marched through town.More
    Joe Biden spent a hot August day at his lakefront Delaware home watching hatred on display in Charlottesville, Virginia, where, days earlier, torch-wielding white supremacists had marched through town. More
  • Biden Hires Strategist Symone Sanders, Adds Diversity to Bid

    Biden Hires Strategist Symone Sanders, Adds Diversity to Bid

    Thursday, April 25 2019 11:11 AM EDT2019-04-25 15:11:00 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 3:20 PM EDT2019-04-25 19:20:42 GMT
    Symone Sanders (Photo: AP)Symone Sanders (Photo: AP)
    Symone Sanders (Photo: AP)Symone Sanders (Photo: AP)
    Joe Biden has hired Symone Sanders, a prominent African American political strategist, as a senior adviser to his newly launched presidential campaign.More
    Joe Biden has hired Symone Sanders, a prominent African American political strategist, as a senior adviser to his newly launched presidential campaign.   More
  • Delaware Governor, Congressional Delegation, Endorse Biden for President

    Delaware Governor, Congressional Delegation, Endorse Biden for President

    Thursday, April 25 2019 9:30 AM EDT2019-04-25 13:30:51 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 3:20 PM EDT2019-04-25 19:20:14 GMT
    Delaware's Gov. John Carney, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, as well as the First State's lone member of Congress, are endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden's candidacy for president.More
    Delaware's Gov. John Carney, U.S. Senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons, as well as the First State's lone member of Congress, are endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden's candidacy for president.  More
  • Who's Running for President? Meet the Democratic Candidates

    Who's Running for President? Meet the Democratic Candidates

    Thursday, April 25 2019 7:55 AM EDT2019-04-25 11:55:28 GMT
    Thursday, April 25 2019 7:55 AM EDT2019-04-25 11:55:28 GMT
    With the entrance of former Vice President Joe Biden into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, the field is largely set, with all the big names included.More
    With the entrance of former Vice President Joe Biden into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest on Thursday, the field is largely set, with all the big names included.           

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  • Biden Set to Launch Presidential Campaign on Thursday

    AP Source: Biden to Announce 2020 Bid on Thursday

    Tuesday, April 23 2019 1:55 PM EDT2019-04-23 17:55:45 GMT
    Tuesday, April 23 2019 2:23 PM EDT2019-04-23 18:23:26 GMT
    In this April 5, 2019 photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers construction and maintenance conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)In this April 5, 2019 photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers construction and maintenance conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
    In this April 5, 2019 photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers construction and maintenance conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)In this April 5, 2019 photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers construction and maintenance conference in Washington. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
    Former Vice President Joe Biden will launch his long-anticipated presidential campaign on Thursday, according to several people familiar with the plans.More
    Former Vice President Joe Biden will launch his long-anticipated presidential campaign on Thursday, according to several people familiar with the plans.More
  • Trump, Business Organization Sue Democratic House Chairman Cummings

    Trump, Business Organization Sue Democratic House Chairman Cummings

    Monday, April 22 2019 1:32 PM EDT2019-04-22 17:32:21 GMT
    Monday, April 22 2019 1:32 PM EDT2019-04-22 17:32:21 GMT
    Rep. Elijah Cummings (Photo: AP)Rep. Elijah Cummings (Photo: AP)
    Rep. Elijah Cummings (Photo: AP)Rep. Elijah Cummings (Photo: AP)
    President Donald Trump and his business organization sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records.More
    President Donald Trump and his business organization sued the Democratic chairman of the House oversight committee on Monday to block a subpoena that seeks years of the president's financial records.           More
  • Trump Tried to Seize Control of Mueller Probe, Report Says

    America About to See Mueller Report; Barr Gets in First Word

    Thursday, April 18 2019 10:59 AM EDT2019-04-18 14:59:43 GMT
    Thursday, April 18 2019 1:03 PM EDT2019-04-18 17:03:36 GMT
    U.S. AG William Barr held a news conference Thursday morning to discuss the Mueller report before providing redacted copies to Congress and the public. (Photo: CBS)U.S. AG William Barr held a news conference Thursday morning to discuss the Mueller report before providing redacted copies to Congress and the public. (Photo: CBS)
    U.S. AG William Barr held a news conference Thursday morning to discuss the Mueller report before providing redacted copies to Congress and the public. (Photo: CBS)U.S. AG William Barr held a news conference Thursday morning to discuss the Mueller report before providing redacted copies to Congress and the public. (Photo: CBS)
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed Thursday that President Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president.More
    Special counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed Thursday that President Trump had tried to seize control of the Russia probe and force Mueller's removal to stop him from investigating potential obstruction of justice by the president.           More
  • Md. House Speaker Michael Busch to be Laid to Rest

    Md. House Speaker Michael Busch to be Laid to Rest

    Monday, April 15 2019 10:36 PM EDT2019-04-16 02:36:15 GMT
    Tuesday, April 16 2019 7:25 AM EDT2019-04-16 11:25:50 GMT
    With pomp and sorrow, House Speaker Michael Busch will be laid to rest in Maryland's capital.More
    With pomp and sorrow, House Speaker Michael Busch will be laid to rest in Maryland's capital.           More
  • Gov. Carney Loses Challenge in Suit Over Court Political Balance

    Gov. Carney Loses Challenge in Suit Over Court Political Balance

    Thursday, April 11 2019 9:38 PM EDT2019-04-12 01:38:09 GMT
    Friday, April 12 2019 7:19 AM EDT2019-04-12 11:19:35 GMT
    Gov. John Carney has lost his latest challenge to a federal judge's ruling invalidating a state mandate for political balance on Delaware's courts.More
    Gov. John Carney has lost his latest challenge to a federal judge's ruling invalidating a state mandate for political balance on Delaware's courts.More
  • Early Voting Gets Final Approval in Delaware Legislature

    Early Voting Gets Final Approval in Delaware Legislature

    Thursday, April 11 2019 7:08 PM EDT2019-04-11 23:08:07 GMT
    Friday, April 12 2019 7:18 AM EDT2019-04-12 11:18:29 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    DOVER, Del. (AP) - The state Senate has given final approval to a bill establishing in-person early voting in Delaware, starting in January 2022. The legislation was approved Thursday on a 16-5 vote, following passage in the House last month. It now goesMore
    The state Senate has given final approval to a bill establishing in-person early voting in Delaware, starting in January 2022. The legislation was approved Thursday on a 16-5 vote, following passage in the House last month. It now goes More
  • Del. Adrienne Jones Running for Maryland Speaker

    Del. Adrienne Jones Running for Maryland Speaker

    Thursday, April 11 2019 6:50 AM EDT2019-04-11 10:50:27 GMT
    Thursday, April 11 2019 8:07 AM EDT2019-04-11 12:07:41 GMT
    Maryland's Speaker Pro Tem says she is running to be the next leader of Maryland's House of Delegates.More
    Maryland's Speaker Pro Tem says she is running to be the next leader of Maryland's House of Delegates.More
  • Maryland Lawmakers Adjourn in Longtime Speaker's Honor

    Maryland Lawmakers Adjourn in Longtime Speaker's Honor

    Tuesday, April 9 2019 6:23 AM EDT2019-04-09 10:23:26 GMT
    Tuesday, April 9 2019 9:03 AM EDT2019-04-09 13:03:39 GMT
    In a Jan. 3, 2019 file photo, Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch, a Democrat, stands in the House of Delegates in Annapolis. (Photo: AP)In a Jan. 3, 2019 file photo, Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch, a Democrat, stands in the House of Delegates in Annapolis. (Photo: AP)
    In a Jan. 3, 2019 file photo, Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch, a Democrat, stands in the House of Delegates in Annapolis. (Photo: AP)In a Jan. 3, 2019 file photo, Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch, a Democrat, stands in the House of Delegates in Annapolis. (Photo: AP)
    One day after longtime Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch died, lawmakers gathered late Monday night to adjourn their annual 90-day legislative session with a moment of silence in his honor.More
    One day after longtime Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch died, lawmakers gathered late Monday night to adjourn their annual 90-day legislative session with a moment of silence in his honor.           More
  • Eastern Shore of Md. Lawmakers Enter Last Day of Session Shocked With Speaker Busch Death

    Eastern Shore of Md. Lawmakers Enter Last Day of Session Shocked With Speaker Busch Death

    Monday, April 8 2019 8:02 PM EDT2019-04-09 00:02:05 GMT
    Tuesday, April 9 2019 7:31 AM EDT2019-04-09 11:31:41 GMT
    After the passing of long time speaker Michael Busch, Eastern Shore lawmakers say you could feel the sorrow on the house floor going into the last day of session.More
    After the passing of long time speaker Michael Busch, Eastern Shore lawmakers say you could feel the sorrow on the house floor going into the last day of session. More
  • Updated: Biden Quips About Behavior Storm, Targets Union Voters

    Biden to Make 1st Appearance Since Complaints About Behavior

    Friday, April 5 2019 9:22 AM EDT2019-04-05 13:22:45 GMT
    Friday, April 5 2019 2:21 PM EDT2019-04-05 18:21:56 GMT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the IBEW Construction and Maintenance Conference in Washington, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo)Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the IBEW Construction and Maintenance Conference in Washington, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo)
    Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the IBEW Construction and Maintenance Conference in Washington, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo)Former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the IBEW Construction and Maintenance Conference in Washington, Friday, April 5, 2019. (AP Photo)
    Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday tried to use humor to defuse his recent controversy about crossing physical boundaries with women but acknowledged he'd have to change the way he campaigns.More
    Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday tried to use humor to defuse his recent controversy about crossing physical boundaries with women but acknowledged he'd have to change the way he campaigns.More
  • Biden: I'll be More Mindful of 'Respecting Personal Space'

    Biden: I'll be More Mindful of 'Respecting Personal Space'

    Wednesday, April 3 2019 3:41 PM EDT2019-04-03 19:41:25 GMT
    Wednesday, April 3 2019 3:57 PM EDT2019-04-03 19:57:21 GMT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden (Photo: AP)Former Vice President Joe Biden (Photo: AP)
    Former Vice President Joe Biden (Photo: AP)Former Vice President Joe Biden (Photo: AP)
    Former Vice President Joe Biden is acknowledging his past behavior with women has made some people uncomfortable following complaints over the past week that he touched some without their consent.More
    Former Vice President Joe Biden is acknowledging his past behavior with women has made some people uncomfortable following complaints over the past week that he touched some without their consent.          

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  • Virginia Lt. Gov. Seeks Investigation of Assault Allegations

    Virginia Lt. Gov. Seeks Investigation of Assault Allegations

    Wednesday, April 3 2019 1:01 PM EDT2019-04-03 17:01:46 GMT
    Wednesday, April 3 2019 1:13 PM EDT2019-04-03 17:13:31 GMT
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax says he's asked prosecutors in Boston and North Carolina to investigate sexual assault allegations two women have made against him.More
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax says he's asked prosecutors in Boston and North Carolina to investigate sexual assault allegations two women have made against him.           More
  • Maryland Speaker Develops Pneumonia After Health Procedure

    Maryland Speaker Develops Pneumonia After Health Procedure

    Tuesday, April 2 2019 6:31 AM EDT2019-04-02 10:31:56 GMT
    Tuesday, April 2 2019 7:41 AM EDT2019-04-02 11:41:09 GMT
    Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch says he has developed a case of pneumonia, after a follow-up health procedure to his 2017 liver transplant.More
    Maryland House Speaker Michael Busch says he has developed a case of pneumonia, after a follow-up health procedure to his 2017 liver transplant.More
  • Delaware Senator Defends Biden Following Accusations of Unwanted Touching Against Former VP

    Delaware Senator Defends Biden Following Accusations of Unwanted Touching Against Former VP

    Monday, April 1 2019 6:41 PM EDT2019-04-01 22:41:53 GMT
    Tuesday, April 2 2019 7:36 AM EDT2019-04-02 11:36:10 GMT
    DELMAR, Del. --- U.S. Senator Tom Carper on Monday defended former Vice President Joe Biden, a potential 2020 presidential candidate, after he was accused of inappropriate behavior by a former Nevada assemblywoman. Carper (D-Delaware) said Biden, who is wMore
    U.S. Senator Tom Carper on Monday defended former Vice President Joe Biden, a potential 2020 presidential candidate, after he was accused of inappropriate behavior by a former Nevada assemblywoman. More
  • Accuser: Virginia Lieutenant Gov's Response 'Disgraceful'

    Accuser: Virginia Lieutenant Gov's Response 'Disgraceful'

    Monday, April 1 2019 9:33 AM EDT2019-04-01 13:33:41 GMT
    Monday, April 1 2019 9:33 AM EDT2019-04-01 13:33:41 GMT
     Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax presides over the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (Photo: AP) Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax presides over the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax presides over the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax presides over the Senate session at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Friday, Feb. 22, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    One of the two women accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault says his response has been "disgraceful, irresponsible and manipulative."More
    One of the two women accusing Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault says his response has been "disgraceful, irresponsible and manipulative."           More
  • Fairfax Accuser Continues to Call for Resignation

    Fairfax Accuser Continues to Call for Resignation

    Sunday, March 31 2019 11:36 PM EDT2019-04-01 03:36:08 GMT
    Sunday, March 31 2019 11:36 PM EDT2019-04-01 03:36:08 GMT
    The first of two women to accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault says she still wants him to resign.More
    The first of two women to accuse Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax of sexual assault says she still wants him to resign.More
  • Judge Rules Trump's Offshore Drilling Order Unlawful

    Judge Rules Trump's Offshore Drilling Order Unlawful

    Saturday, March 30 2019 8:16 PM EDT2019-03-31 00:16:33 GMT
    Saturday, March 30 2019 8:16 PM EDT2019-03-31 00:16:33 GMT
    President Donald Trump President Donald Trump
    President Donald TrumpPresident Donald Trump
    President Donald Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, a U.S. judge said in a ruling that restored the Obama-era restrictions.More
    President Donald Trump exceeded his authority when he reversed bans on offshore drilling in vast parts of the Arctic Ocean and dozens of canyons in the Atlantic Ocean, a U.S. judge said in a ruling that restored the Obama-era restrictions.More
  • Virginia Governor Finds Ways to Get Beyond Blackface Scandal

    Virginia governor finds ways to get beyond blackface scandal

    Saturday, March 30 2019 11:30 AM EDT2019-03-30 15:30:21 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)

    Two months after a blackface photo in an old yearbook nearly killed the political career of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, his life seems mostly back to normal.

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    Two months after a blackface photo in an old yearbook nearly ended the political career of Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, his life seems mostly back to normal.

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  • Updated: Mueller's Russia Probe Report Rules Out Criminal Collusion

    Updated: Mueller's Russia Probe Report Rules Out Criminal Collusion

    Sunday, March 24 2019 5:20 PM EDT2019-03-24 21:20:30 GMT
    Monday, March 25 2019 7:41 AM EDT2019-03-25 11:41:45 GMT
    Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice.More
    Special counsel Robert Mueller did not find evidence that President Donald Trump's campaign "conspired or coordinated" with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election but reached no conclusion on whether Trump obstructed justice.More
  • Hogan: Trump Challenge Now 'Doesn't Make Any Sense at All'

    Hogan: Trump Challenge Now 'Doesn't Make Any Sense at All'

    Thursday, March 21 2019 9:15 PM EDT2019-03-22 01:15:41 GMT
    Friday, March 22 2019 7:45 AM EDT2019-03-22 11:45:30 GMT
    Gov. Larry Hogan spoke at a news conference Thursday about the issue of starting school after Labor Day. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)Gov. Larry Hogan spoke at a news conference Thursday about the issue of starting school after Labor Day. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)
    Gov. Larry Hogan spoke at a news conference Thursday about the issue of starting school after Labor Day. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)Gov. Larry Hogan spoke at a news conference Thursday about the issue of starting school after Labor Day. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)
    While Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan isn't completely ruling out a potential primary challenge to President Donald Trump, he said Thursday that currently "it doesn't make any sense at all."More
    While Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan isn't completely ruling out a potential primary challenge to President Donald Trump, he said Thursday that currently "it doesn't make any sense at all."
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  • Ex-congressional Candidate Says She'll Run Again From Prison

    Ex-congressional Candidate Says She'll Run Again From Prison

    Thursday, March 21 2019 7:36 AM EDT2019-03-21 11:36:12 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 7:36 AM EDT2019-03-21 11:36:12 GMT
    Shaun Brown (Photo: Shaun Brown for Congress Facebook page)Shaun Brown (Photo: Shaun Brown for Congress Facebook page)
    Shaun Brown (Photo: Shaun Brown for Congress Facebook page)Shaun Brown (Photo: Shaun Brown for Congress Facebook page)
    A former congressional candidate in Virginia says she running for Congress again even though she'll be in federal prison.More
    A former congressional candidate in Virginia says she running for Congress again even though she'll be in federal prison.           More
  • Eastern Shore Remembers, Says Goodbye to Former Md. Gov. Harry Hughes

    Eastern Shore Remembers, Says Goodbye to Former Md. Gov. Harry Hughes

    Wednesday, March 20 2019 7:07 PM EDT2019-03-20 23:07:53 GMT
    Thursday, March 21 2019 7:22 AM EDT2019-03-21 11:22:44 GMT
    Maryland is preparing to say goodbye to former governor and Eastern Shore native, Harry R. Hughes. The Caroline County native died last week at the age of 92.More
    Maryland is preparing to say goodbye to former governor and Eastern Shore native, Harry R. Hughes. The Caroline County native died last week at the age of 92.More
  • Biden Hints to White House Run at State Dinner in Dover

    Biden Hints to White House Run at State Dinner in Dover

    Saturday, March 16 2019 9:30 PM EDT2019-03-17 01:30:23 GMT
    Monday, March 18 2019 7:43 AM EDT2019-03-18 11:43:04 GMT
    A slip of the tongue by former Vice President Joe Biden might suggest he’s leaning toward running for the White House again.More
    A slip of the tongue by former Vice President Joe Biden might suggest he’s leaning toward running for the White House again.More
  • Updated: Delaware Lawmakers Eye Same-Day Registration, Early Voting

    Updated: Delaware Lawmakers Eye Same-Day Registration, Early Voting

    Wednesday, March 13 2019 6:54 AM EDT2019-03-13 10:54:34 GMT
    Wednesday, March 13 2019 9:52 PM EDT2019-03-14 01:52:35 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    State lawmakers are taking initial legislative action on bills calling for early voting and same-day registration in Delaware.More
    State lawmakers are taking initial legislative action on bills calling for early voting and same-day registration in Delaware.More
  • Worcester County Residents Push for Second Early Voting Site

    Worcester County Residents Push for Second Early Voting Site

    Monday, March 11 2019 10:29 AM EDT2019-03-11 14:29:36 GMT
    Monday, March 11 2019 10:37 AM EDT2019-03-11 14:37:01 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    Some Worcester County residents are pushing for a second early voting site in Pocomoke City.More
    Some Worcester County residents are pushing for a second early voting site in Pocomoke City.More
  • Delaware Senate Approves Compact Giving State's Electoral College Votes to Winner of Nation's Popular Vote

    Delaware Senate Approves Compact Giving State's Electoral College Votes to Winner of Nation's Popular Vote

    Thursday, March 7 2019 7:12 PM EST2019-03-08 00:12:59 GMT
    Friday, March 8 2019 11:17 AM EST2019-03-08 16:17:01 GMT
    When Delawareans head to the polls to cast ballots in future elections, their votes might not decide which presidential candidate gets the state's three votes in the electoral college.More
    When Delawareans head to the polls to cast ballots in future elections, their votes might not decide which presidential candidate gets the state's three votes in the electoral college. More
  • Republican in Key Virginia Senate Seat Announces Retirement

    Republican in Key Virginia Senate Seat Announces Retirement

    Thursday, March 7 2019 11:06 AM EST2019-03-07 16:06:00 GMT
    Thursday, March 7 2019 11:06 AM EST2019-03-07 16:06:00 GMT
    Virginia state Sen. Frank Wagner (Photo: AP)Virginia state Sen. Frank Wagner (Photo: AP)
    Virginia state Sen. Frank Wagner (Photo: AP)Virginia state Sen. Frank Wagner (Photo: AP)
    A Republican representing a key Virginia Senate swing seat has announced his retirement.More
    A Republican representing a key Virginia Senate swing seat has announced his retirement.More
  • Del. School Board Elections Will Give New Voting Machines Test Run

    Del. School Board Elections Will Give New Voting Machines Test Run

    Thursday, March 7 2019 9:58 AM EST2019-03-07 14:58:23 GMT
    Thursday, March 7 2019 10:20 AM EST2019-03-07 15:20:36 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    Delaware's new voting machines will get a test run with upcoming school board elections in two counties.More
    Delaware's new voting machines will get a test run with upcoming school board elections in two counties.  More
  • Delaware Lawmakers Eye National Popular Vote Initiative

    Delaware Lawmakers Eye National Popular Vote Initiative

    Wednesday, March 6 2019 9:26 PM EST2019-03-07 02:26:23 GMT
    Thursday, March 7 2019 7:46 AM EST2019-03-07 12:46:31 GMT
    The state Senate is set to vote on having Delaware join other states that want to pool their Electoral College votes for the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote.More
    The state Senate is set to vote on having Delaware join other states that want to pool their Electoral College votes for the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote.More
  • As 2020 Nears, Pressure Grows to Replace Voting Machines

    As 2020 Nears, Pressure Grows to Replace Voting Machines

    Tuesday, March 5 2019 9:43 AM EST2019-03-05 14:43:06 GMT
    Tuesday, March 5 2019 9:43 AM EST2019-03-05 14:43:06 GMT
    This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. (AP)This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. (AP)
    This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. (AP)This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. (AP)
    Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday.More
    Time and money are running short for states to replace aging or inadequate voting machines before the 2020 presidential primaries, according to a report released Tuesday.  More
  • Virginia AG Says he Wants to Repair Harm From Blackface

    Virginia AG Says he Wants to Repair Harm From Blackface

    Monday, March 4 2019 1:17 PM EST2019-03-04 18:17:11 GMT
    Monday, March 4 2019 3:40 PM EST2019-03-04 20:40:52 GMT
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Monday defended his handling of a blackface scandal, and he did not rule out a future run for governor at the same time he promised to repair the harm he's caused.More
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring on Monday defended his handling of a blackface scandal, and he did not rule out a future run for governor at the same time he promised to repair the harm he's caused.    More
  • Maryland House Censures Lawmaker Who Made Racial Slur

    Maryland House Censures Lawmaker Who Made Racial Slur

    Thursday, February 28 2019 9:12 PM EST2019-03-01 02:12:21 GMT
    Friday, March 1 2019 5:25 AM EST2019-03-01 10:25:26 GMT
    A white Maryland lawmaker was censured by the state's House of Delegates on Thursday for making a racial slur about a legislative district in a majority-black county, but she said she would not resign despite calls for her to do so.More
    A white Maryland lawmaker was censured by the state's House of Delegates on Thursday for making a racial slur about a legislative district in a majority-black county, but she said she would not resign despite calls for her to do so.More
  • Maryland Lawmaker Loses Seat After Using Racial Slur at Cigar Store

    Maryland Lawmaker Loses Seat After Using Racial Slur at Cigar Store

    Tuesday, February 26 2019 10:45 PM EST2019-02-27 03:45:59 GMT
    Wednesday, February 27 2019 7:39 AM EST2019-02-27 12:39:41 GMT
    Credit: FacebookCredit: Facebook
    Credit: FacebookCredit: Facebook
    A white Maryland lawmaker lost her leadership position Tuesday after using a racial slur for black people at an after-hours gathering at a cigar store in the state capital.More
    A white Maryland lawmaker lost her leadership position Tuesday after using a racial slur for black people at an after-hours gathering at a cigar store in the state capital.More
  • Incumbents Keep Seats in Town Council Election

    Incumbents Keep Seats in Town Council Election

    Sunday, February 24 2019 12:24 AM EST2019-02-24 05:24:39 GMT
    Sunday, February 24 2019 2:42 PM EST2019-02-24 19:42:18 GMT
    Town council incumbents keep their seats in Kent County on Saturday night.More
    Town council incumbents keep their seats in Kent County on Saturday night.More
  • Governor Larry Hogan: 2020 Presidential Candidate?

    Governor Larry Hogan: 2020 Presidential Candidate?

    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:08 PM EST2019-02-20 22:08:17 GMT
    Wednesday, February 20 2019 5:08 PM EST2019-02-20 22:08:17 GMT
    Is Governor Larry Hogan considering a presidential run in the upcoming 2020 election?More
    Is Governor Larry Hogan considering a presidential run in the upcoming 2020 election?More
  • Maryland General Assembly Re-elects Nancy Kopp as Treasurer

    Maryland General Assembly Re-elects Nancy Kopp as Treasurer

    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:16 AM EST2019-02-19 16:16:55 GMT
    Tuesday, February 19 2019 11:16 AM EST2019-02-19 16:16:55 GMT
    Maryland Treasurer Nancy Kopp Maryland Treasurer Nancy Kopp
    Maryland Treasurer Nancy KoppMaryland Treasurer Nancy Kopp
    The Maryland General Assembly has re-elected Nancy Kopp to a fifth term as the state treasurer.More
    The Maryland General Assembly has re-elected Nancy Kopp to a fifth term as the state treasurer.           More
  • Court Gives Final Approval to Redrawn House Map in Virginia

    Court Gives Final Approval to Redrawn House Map in Virginia

    Thursday, February 14 2019 3:09 PM EST2019-02-14 20:09:26 GMT
    Thursday, February 14 2019 3:09 PM EST2019-02-14 20:09:26 GMT
    A panel of judges has given final approval to a redrawn map for the Virginia House of Delegates in a protracted racial gerrymandering case.More
    A panel of judges has given final approval to a redrawn map for the Virginia House of Delegates in a protracted racial gerrymandering case.        More
  • Updated: Wicomico Council Responds to County Exec's Call for Council President to Give up Leadership Post

    Updated: Wicomico Council Responds to County Exec's Call for Council President to Give up Leadership Post

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 12:24 PM EST2019-02-13 17:24:06 GMT
    Thursday, February 14 2019 8:50 AM EST2019-02-14 13:50:50 GMT
    The Wicomico County Council fired back at County Executive Bob Council on Thursday, after he called for the president of the council to step down from his leadership post.More
    The Wicomico County Council fired back at County Executive Bob Council on Thursday, after he called for the president of the council to step down from his leadership post. More
  • Northam Postpones Black History Month Reception Amid Fallout

    Northam Postpones Black History Month Reception Amid Fallout

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 3:13 PM EST2019-02-13 20:13:33 GMT
    Wednesday, February 13 2019 3:13 PM EST2019-02-13 20:13:33 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam talks during an interview on Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration has postponed a reception to celebrate Black History Month as the governor continues to deal with the fallout from a racist yearbook photo.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's administration has postponed a reception to celebrate Black History Month as the governor continues to deal with the fallout from a racist yearbook photo.     More
  • Va. Politician's Accuser Speaks About Issue of Sexual Assault

    Va. Politician's Accuser Speaks About Issue of Sexual Assault

    Wednesday, February 13 2019 4:14 AM EST2019-02-13 09:14:57 GMT
    Wednesday, February 13 2019 8:36 AM EST2019-02-13 13:36:04 GMT
    A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn't shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse.More
    A college professor avoided talking directly about her accusation that Virginia's lieutenant governor sexually assaulted her, but she wasn't shy about publicly discussing her research and thoughts on the growing number of women reporting abuse.More
  • Clamor for Ouster of Top Democrats Slows in Virginia

    Clamor for Ouster of Top Democrats Slows in Virginia

    Monday, February 11 2019 3:31 PM EST2019-02-11 20:31:56 GMT
    Monday, February 11 2019 3:31 PM EST2019-02-11 20:31:56 GMT
    From left: Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Gov. Ralph Northam (AP)From left: Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Gov. Ralph Northam (AP)
    From left: Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Gov. Ralph Northam (AP)From left: Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax and Gov. Ralph Northam (AP)
    The clamor for the resignation of Virginia's top two politicians eased on Monday.More
    The clamor for the resignation of Virginia's top two politicians eased on Monday.More
  • Updated: Virginia Democrats Try to Thread the Needle on Crisis

    Updated: Virginia Democrats Try to Thread the Needle on Crisis

    Thursday, February 7 2019 10:38 PM EST2019-02-08 03:38:02 GMT
    Friday, February 8 2019 10:31 AM EST2019-02-08 15:31:55 GMT
    In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)
    In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)In this Jan. 12, 2018 file photo, Virginia Gov.-elect, Lt. Gov Ralph Northam, center, walks down the reviewing stand with Lt. Gov-elect, Justin Fairfax, right, and Attorney General Mark Herring at the Capitol in Richmond, Va. (Photo: AP)
    Confronted with a three-ring scandal in the party's top ranks, Virginia Democrats are trying to thread the needle, demanding anew Gov. Ralph Northam resign but giving the benefit of the doubt - for now - to the lieutenant governor and attorney general.More
    Confronted with a three-ring scandal in the party's top ranks, Virginia Democrats are trying to thread the needle, demanding anew Gov. Ralph Northam resign but giving the benefit of the doubt - for now - to the lieutenant governor and attorney general.More
  • Virginians Say Political Turmoil Does Not Reflect Their State

    Virginians Say Political Turmoil Does Not Reflect Their State

    Thursday, February 7 2019 6:33 PM EST2019-02-07 23:33:25 GMT
    Friday, February 8 2019 7:40 AM EST2019-02-08 12:40:18 GMT
    First it was Virginia's Governor, then the Lieutenant Governor and now the Attorney General--all with separate scandals.More
    First it was Virginia's Governor, then the Lieutenant Governor and now the Attorney General--all with separate scandals. More
  • Md. Gov. Hogan Calls for Va. Gov. Northam's Resignation

    Md. Gov. Hogan Calls for Va. Gov. Northam's Resignation

    Thursday, February 7 2019 12:09 AM EST2019-02-07 05:09:37 GMT
    Thursday, February 7 2019 7:29 AM EST2019-02-07 12:29:25 GMT
    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has become the latest politician to call for Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's resignation.More
    Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has become the latest politician to call for Virginia Governor Ralph Northam's resignation.More
  • Escalating Crisis: Virginia AG Says he Wore Blackface, Too

    Virginia AG Says he Wore Blackface at College Party

    Wednesday, February 6 2019 1:33 PM EST2019-02-06 18:33:03 GMT
    Wednesday, February 6 2019 2:52 PM EST2019-02-06 19:52:39 GMT
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (Photo: AP)
    The political crisis in Virginia escalated dramatically Wednesday when another top Democrat - Attorney General Mark Herring - admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was in college.More
    The political crisis in Virginia escalated dramatically Wednesday when another top Democrat - Attorney General Mark Herring - admitted putting on blackface in the 1980s, when he was in college.         More
  • Updated: Maryland's Chief Judge Gives State of Judiciary Address

    Updated: Maryland's Chief Judge Gives State of Judiciary Address

    Wednesday, February 6 2019 5:23 AM EST2019-02-06 10:23:58 GMT
    Wednesday, February 6 2019 2:52 PM EST2019-02-06 19:52:04 GMT
    Maryland Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera delivered her State of the Judiciary Address on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. ((AP Photo/Brian Witte)Maryland Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera delivered her State of the Judiciary Address on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. ((AP Photo/Brian Witte)
    Maryland Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera delivered her State of the Judiciary Address on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. ((AP Photo/Brian Witte)Maryland Chief Judge Mary Ellen Barbera delivered her State of the Judiciary Address on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. ((AP Photo/Brian Witte)
    Maryland's judiciary is helping more people who can't afford legal counsel to better represent themselves in civil legal matters, the state's chief judge said Wednesday in her State of the Judiciary Address.More
    Maryland's judiciary is helping more people who can't afford legal counsel to better represent themselves in civil legal matters, the state's chief judge said Wednesday in her State of the Judiciary Address.           More
  • President Trump Faces Divided Congress During State of the Union

    President Trump Faces Divided Congress During State of the Union

    Tuesday, February 5 2019 11:16 PM EST2019-02-06 04:16:28 GMT
    Tuesday, February 5 2019 11:16 PM EST2019-02-06 04:16:28 GMT
    Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to reject "the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution."More
    Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to reject "the politics of revenge, resistance and retribution."More
  • UPDATE: 3 Governors Event in Salisbury Postponed

    UPDATE: 3 Governors Event in Salisbury Postponed

    Tuesday, February 5 2019 11:40 AM EST2019-02-05 16:40:40 GMT
    Tuesday, February 5 2019 6:54 PM EST2019-02-05 23:54:49 GMT
    The Feb. 11 event will be held at Salisbury University's Holloway Hall (Photo: WBOC)The Feb. 11 event will be held at Salisbury University's Holloway Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    The Feb. 11 event will be held at Salisbury University's Holloway Hall (Photo: WBOC)The Feb. 11 event will be held at Salisbury University's Holloway Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    An event that would have brought the governors of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia together next week in Salisbury, Md., has been postponed, organizers announced Tuesday.More
    An event that would have brought the governors of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia together next week in Salisbury, Md., has been postponed, organizers announced Tuesday.More
  • Del. Gov. Carney 'Hopeful' Va. Gov. Northam Will Resign

    Del. Gov. Carney 'Hopeful' Va. Gov. Northam Will Resign

    Tuesday, February 5 2019 10:17 AM EST2019-02-05 15:17:55 GMT
    Tuesday, February 5 2019 11:28 AM EST2019-02-05 16:28:48 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)
    Delaware Gov. John Carney on Tuesday said he is "hopeful" Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will resign amid an uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.More
    Delaware Gov. John Carney on Tuesday said he is "hopeful" Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will resign amid an uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.More
  • Virginia Lieutenant Governor's Accuser Consults Law Firm

    Virginia Lieutenant Governor's Accuser Consults Law Firm

    Tuesday, February 5 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-02-05 13:33:35 GMT
    Tuesday, February 5 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-02-05 13:33:35 GMT
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax speaks to the media, Monday, Feb. 4, 2019. (Photo: AP)
    Amid the political upheaval over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page featuring a racist photograph, a woman who accused the state's lieutenant governor of sexual assault is consulting with a law firm.More
    Amid the political upheaval over Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page featuring a racist photograph, a woman who accused the state's lieutenant governor of sexual assault is consulting with a law firm.           More
  • Locals in Onancock React To Northam Photo

    Locals in Onancock React To Northam Photo

    Monday, February 4 2019 7:44 PM EST2019-02-05 00:44:42 GMT
    Monday, February 4 2019 7:48 PM EST2019-02-05 00:48:06 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is under fire for a recently discovered, racially insensitive yearbook photo.More
    Virginia Governor Ralph Northam is under fire for a recently discovered, racially insensitive yearbook photo.More
  • Updated: Virginia Governor Meets With Cabinet Amid Pressure to Resign

    Virginia Gov. Resists Resignation Call Over Blackface Photo

    Monday, February 4 2019 7:35 AM EST2019-02-04 12:35:58 GMT
    Monday, February 4 2019 3:50 PM EST2019-02-04 20:50:07 GMT
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, left, gestures as his wife, Pam, listens during a news conference in the Governors Mansion at the Capitol in Richmond, Va., Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top administration officials Monday about whether he should stay in office or resign amid an uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam consulted with top administration officials Monday about whether he should stay in office or resign amid an uproar over a racist photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page.           More
  • Maryland Lawmakers Form Panel to Weigh Treasurer Candidates

    Maryland Lawmakers Form Panel to Weigh Treasurer Candidates

    Monday, February 4 2019 1:40 PM EST2019-02-04 18:40:23 GMT
    Monday, February 4 2019 1:44 PM EST2019-02-04 18:44:11 GMT
    (Credit: maryland.gov)(Credit: maryland.gov)
    (Credit: maryland.gov)(Credit: maryland.gov)
    Maryland lawmakers have formed a committee to consider candidates for the office of treasurer.More
    Maryland lawmakers have formed a committee to consider candidates for the office of treasurer.           More
  • Virginia Governor's 1984 Yearbook Page Shows Racist Imagery

    Virginia Governor's 1984 Yearbook Page Shows Racist Imagery

    Friday, February 1 2019 11:59 PM EST2019-02-02 04:59:19 GMT
    Saturday, February 2 2019 11:42 AM EST2019-02-02 16:42:07 GMT
    Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph NorthamVirginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam (Photo: AP)

    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 yearbook page shows a picture of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor.

    More

    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's 1984 yearbook page shows a picture of a person in blackface and another wearing a Ku Klux Klan hood next to different pictures of the governor.

    More
  • Updated: Hogan Highlights More Than $500M in Proposed Tax Cuts

    Updated: Hogan Highlights More Than $500M in Proposed Tax Cuts

    Wednesday, January 30 2019 6:15 AM EST2019-01-30 11:15:14 GMT
    Wednesday, January 30 2019 3:05 PM EST2019-01-30 20:05:27 GMT
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan gives his State of the State speech on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019.  (Photo: MPT)Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan gives his State of the State speech on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Photo: MPT)
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan gives his State of the State speech on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019.  (Photo: MPT)Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan gives his State of the State speech on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019. (Photo: MPT)
    Maryland's improved financial climate means the state can afford more than $500 million in tax relief, Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday during his fifth State of the State speech.More
    Maryland's improved financial climate means the state can afford more than $500 million in tax relief, Gov. Larry Hogan said Wednesday during his fifth State of the State speech.More
  • Northam's Push to Limit Campaign Contributions Fails

    Northam's Push to Limit Campaign Contributions Fails

    Wednesday, January 30 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-01-30 13:33:00 GMT
    Wednesday, January 30 2019 8:33 AM EST2019-01-30 13:33:00 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's proposal to put new limits on campaign contributions is finding little love in the General Assembly.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's proposal to put new limits on campaign contributions is finding little love in the General Assembly.           More
  • Maryland Democrats Outline 2019 Legislative Priorities

    Maryland Democrats Outline 2019 Legislative Priorities

    Tuesday, January 29 2019 2:00 PM EST2019-01-29 19:00:43 GMT
    Tuesday, January 29 2019 2:00 PM EST2019-01-29 19:00:43 GMT
    Cutting prescription drug costs and ensuring health insurance coverage for people with pre-existing medical problems are among the top priorities for Maryland Democrats this legislative session, state lawmakers said Tuesday.More
    Cutting prescription drug costs and ensuring health insurance coverage for people with pre-existing medical problems are among the top priorities for Maryland Democrats this legislative session, state lawmakers said Tuesday.           More
  • Md. Comptroller Sworn in

    Md. Comptroller Sworn in

    Monday, January 28 2019 4:11 AM EST2019-01-28 09:11:25 GMT
    Monday, January 28 2019 3:45 PM EST2019-01-28 20:45:50 GMT
    Maryland Comptroller Peter FranchotMaryland Comptroller Peter Franchot
    Maryland Comptroller Peter FranchotMaryland Comptroller Peter Franchot
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot was sworn in at an inauguration ceremony Monday in Baltimore.More
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot was sworn in at an inauguration ceremony Monday in Baltimore.More
  • Carney Proposes Hiking Delaware Budget by Almost 4 Percent

    Carney Proposes Hiking Delaware Budget by Almost 4 Percent

    Thursday, January 24 2019 12:34 PM EST2019-01-24 17:34:22 GMT
    Thursday, January 24 2019 6:43 PM EST2019-01-24 23:43:26 GMT
    Delaware Gov. John Carney (Photo: WBOC)Delaware Gov. John Carney (Photo: WBOC)
    Delaware Gov. John Carney (Photo: WBOC)Delaware Gov. John Carney (Photo: WBOC)
    Democratic Gov. John Carney is proposing an increase in Delaware's operating budget of almost 4 percent next fiscal year, boosting spending to more than $4.4 billion.More
    Democratic Gov. John Carney is proposing an increase in Delaware's operating budget of almost 4 percent next fiscal year, boosting spending to more than $4.4 billion. More
  • New Socialist Party Certified in Maryland

    New Socialist Party Certified in Maryland

    Thursday, January 17 2019 8:43 PM EST2019-01-18 01:43:41 GMT
    Friday, January 18 2019 7:46 AM EST2019-01-18 12:46:16 GMT
    Maryland is getting a new political party.More
    Maryland is getting a new political party.More
  • Carney Calls on Delaware Lawmakers to Approve Gun Control Proposals, Voting Reforms

    Carney Calls on Delaware Lawmakers to Approve Gun Control Proposals, Voting Reforms

    Thursday, January 17 2019 2:58 PM EST2019-01-17 19:58:01 GMT
    Thursday, January 17 2019 3:53 PM EST2019-01-17 20:53:43 GMT
    Delaware Gov. John Carney gave his state of the state address Thursday afternoon. (Photo: WBOC)Delaware Gov. John Carney gave his state of the state address Thursday afternoon. (Photo: WBOC)
    Delaware Gov. John Carney (Photo: WBOC)Delaware Gov. John Carney (Photo: WBOC)
    Delaware Gov. John Carney on Thursday called on lawmakers to back a plan to boost education spending for disadvantaged students, a ban on so-called "ghost guns," and a proposal to raise the age to buy cigarettes to 21 years of age.More
    Delaware Gov. John Carney on Thursday called on lawmakers to back a plan to boost education spending for disadvantaged students, a ban on so-called "ghost guns," and a proposal to raise the age to buy cigarettes to 21 years of age.More
  • Updated: Hogan Stresses Civility, Bipartisanship, in Inaugural Speech

    Updated: Hogan Stresses Civility, Bipartisanship, in Inaugural Speech

    Wednesday, January 16 2019 6:08 AM EST2019-01-16 11:08:02 GMT
    Wednesday, January 16 2019 6:26 PM EST2019-01-16 23:26:44 GMT
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's public swearing-in ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's public swearing-in ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's public swearing-in ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's public swearing-in ceremony was held Wednesday afternoon. (Photo: Larry Hogan Facebook page)
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan spent much of his second inaugural speech on Wednesday contrasting bipartisanship in his first term with the partisan rancor in the nearby nation's capital.More
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan spent much of his second inaugural speech on Wednesday contrasting bipartisanship in his first term with the partisan rancor in the nearby nation's capital.More
  • Delaware Lawmakers Eye Same-day Registration, Early Voting

    Delaware Lawmakers Eye Same-day Registration, Early Voting

    Wednesday, January 16 2019 3:07 PM EST2019-01-16 20:07:11 GMT
    Wednesday, January 16 2019 3:07 PM EST2019-01-16 20:07:11 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation calling for early voting and same-day registration in Delaware.More
    Democratic lawmakers have introduced legislation calling for early voting and same-day registration in Delaware.           More
  • Jeb Bush to Speak at Gov. Larry Hogan's Inauguration

    Jeb Bush to Speak at Gov. Larry Hogan's Inauguration

    Monday, January 14 2019 9:48 PM EST2019-01-15 02:48:26 GMT
    Tuesday, January 15 2019 9:06 AM EST2019-01-15 14:06:42 GMT
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be one of the speakers at Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's inauguration.More
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush will be one of the speakers at Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan's inauguration.More
  • Updated: Longtime Maryland Senate Leader Says He'll Fight Cancer

    Longtime Maryland Senate Leader Diagnosed With Cancer

    Thursday, January 10 2019 11:11 AM EST2019-01-10 16:11:13 GMT
    Thursday, January 10 2019 3:04 PM EST2019-01-10 20:04:22 GMT
    Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is shown Wednesday, Jan. 9. (Photo: WBOC)Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is shown Wednesday, Jan. 9. (Photo: WBOC)
    Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is shown Wednesday, Jan. 9. (Photo: WBOC)Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller is shown Wednesday, Jan. 9. (Photo: WBOC)
    Maryland's longtime Senate president said Thursday he plans to carry out his Senate responsibilities as he fights prostate cancer and undergoes chemotherapy during the state's legislative session.More
    Maryland's longtime Senate president said Thursday he plans to carry out his Senate responsibilities as he fights prostate cancer and undergoes chemotherapy during the state's legislative session.           More
  • 439th Maryland General Assembly Kicks Off in Annapolis

    439th Maryland General Assembly Kicks Off in Annapolis

    Wednesday, January 9 2019 7:51 PM EST2019-01-10 00:51:43 GMT
    Thursday, January 10 2019 9:54 AM EST2019-01-10 14:54:20 GMT
    188 lawmakers gathered in Annapolis Wednesday, marking the start of the new legislative session.More
    188 lawmakers gathered in Annapolis Wednesday, marking the start of the new legislative session.More
  • Updated: Health Care, Education, Big Issues for Maryland Lawmakers

    Updated: Health Care, Education, Big Issues for Maryland Lawmakers

    Wednesday, January 9 2019 5:59 AM EST2019-01-09 10:59:14 GMT
    Wednesday, January 9 2019 2:59 PM EST2019-01-09 19:59:52 GMT
    State lawmakers convened in Annapolis on Wednesday for day one of Maryland's legislative session. (Photo: WBOC)State lawmakers convened in Annapolis on Wednesday for day one of Maryland's legislative session. (Photo: WBOC)
    State lawmakers convened in Annapolis on Wednesday for day one of Maryland's legislative session. (Photo: WBOC)State lawmakers convened in Annapolis on Wednesday for day one of Maryland's legislative session. (Photo: WBOC)
    Leading Maryland lawmakers on Wednesday expressed strong support for making prescription drugs more affordable, starting a major push to improve education and paving the way for potentially legalizing recreational marijuana.More
    Leading Maryland lawmakers on Wednesday expressed strong support for making prescription drugs more affordable, starting a major push to improve education and paving the way for potentially legalizing recreational marijuana.More
  • Virginia Lawmakers Kick off 2019 Legislative Session

    Virginia Lawmakers Kick off 2019 Legislative Session

    Wednesday, January 9 2019 5:52 AM EST2019-01-09 10:52:02 GMT
    Wednesday, January 9 2019 8:40 AM EST2019-01-09 13:40:17 GMT
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    Virginia lawmakers are set to kick off the 2019 legislative session and Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam will update lawmakers on the state of the Commonwealth.More
    Virginia lawmakers are set to kick off the 2019 legislative session and Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam will update lawmakers on the state of the Commonwealth.More
  • Maryland, Delaware, Virginia Governors All to Speak at Salisbury Event

    Maryland, Delaware, Virginia Governors All to Speak at Salisbury Event

    Tuesday, January 8 2019 1:47 PM EST2019-01-08 18:47:56 GMT
    Tuesday, January 8 2019 1:51 PM EST2019-01-08 18:51:01 GMT
    The Feb. 11 event will be held at Salisbury University's Holloway Hall (Photo: WBOC)The Feb. 11 event will be held at Salisbury University's Holloway Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    The Feb. 11 event will be held at Salisbury University's Holloway Hall (Photo: WBOC)The Feb. 11 event will be held at Salisbury University's Holloway Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    The governors of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia will speak together at an event next month in Salisbury, Maryland, and the organization hosting says it's unprecedented for the area.More
    The governors of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia will speak together at an event next month in Salisbury, Maryland, and the organization hosting says it's unprecedented for the area.       More
  • Delaware's 150th General Assembly Gets Underway

    Delaware's 150th General Assembly Gets Underway

    Tuesday, January 8 2019 4:37 AM EST2019-01-08 09:37:04 GMT
    Tuesday, January 8 2019 1:08 PM EST2019-01-08 18:08:57 GMT
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    (Photo: WBOC)(Photo: WBOC)
    Delaware's 150th General Assembly begins Tuesday in Dover.More
    Delaware's 150th General Assembly begins Tuesday in Dover.More
  • Bob McDonnell, Former Virginia Governor, Files for Divorce

    Bob McDonnell, Former Virginia Governor, Files for Divorce

    Tuesday, January 8 2019 10:22 AM EST2019-01-08 15:22:01 GMT
    Tuesday, January 8 2019 10:22 AM EST2019-01-08 15:22:01 GMT
    Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell has filed for divorce from his wife, Maureen. (Steve Helber/AP)Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell has filed for divorce from his wife, Maureen. (Steve Helber/AP)
    Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell has filed for divorce from his wife, Maureen. (Steve Helber/AP)Former Virginia governor Robert F. McDonnell has filed for divorce from his wife, Maureen. (Steve Helber/AP)
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has filed for divorce from his wife of 42 years.More
    Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has filed for divorce from his wife of 42 years.           More
  • Rep. Adam Schiff to Speak at Luncheon of Maryland Democrats

    Rep. Adam Schiff to Speak at Luncheon of Maryland Democrats

    Tuesday, January 8 2019 6:33 AM EST2019-01-08 11:33:14 GMT
    Tuesday, January 8 2019 7:45 AM EST2019-01-08 12:45:27 GMT
    Rep. Adam Schiff (Photo: AP)Rep. Adam Schiff (Photo: AP)
    Rep. Adam Schiff (Photo: AP)Rep. Adam Schiff (Photo: AP)
    Rep. Adam Schiff is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Maryland Democratic Party's annual legislative luncheon in Annapolis.More
    Rep. Adam Schiff is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at the Maryland Democratic Party's annual legislative luncheon in Annapolis.More
  • Report: Delaware's Joe Biden to Announce Soon if He'll Run for President in 2020

    Report: Delaware's Joe Biden to Announce Soon if He'll Run for President in 2020

    Monday, January 7 2019 4:03 AM EST2019-01-07 09:03:19 GMT
    Monday, January 7 2019 4:06 AM EST2019-01-07 09:06:24 GMT
    Former Vice President Joe Biden (Photo: AP)Former Vice President Joe Biden (Photo: AP)
    Former Vice President Joe Biden (Photo: AP)Former Vice President Joe Biden (Photo: AP)
    Former Vice President and Delaware's own Joe Biden says he will soon announce if he'll run for president in 2020.More
    Former Vice President and Delaware's own Joe Biden says he will soon announce if he'll run for president in 2020.More
  • High Court to Take New Look at Partisan Electoral Districts, Including in Md.

    High Court to Take New Look at Partisan Electoral Districts, Including in Md.

    Friday, January 4 2019 3:42 PM EST2019-01-04 20:42:51 GMT
    Friday, January 4 2019 3:42 PM EST2019-01-04 20:42:51 GMT
    This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. (Photo: AP) This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. (Photo: AP)
    This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. (Photo: AP)This April 23, 2018, file photo shows the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court says states can force online shoppers to pay sales tax. (Photo: AP)
    The Supreme Court is plunging back into the issue of whether electoral districts can be too partisan.More
    The Supreme Court is plunging back into the issue of whether electoral districts can be too partisan.           More
  • Minimum Wage, Health Care, to be Issues in Maryland Session

    Minimum Wage, Health Care, to be Issues in Maryland Session

    Thursday, January 3 2019 3:12 PM EST2019-01-03 20:12:13 GMT
    Thursday, January 3 2019 3:12 PM EST2019-01-03 20:12:13 GMT
    Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    Making prescription drugs more affordable and raising the minimum wage are expected to be among the top issues Maryland lawmakers are expected to debate when they gather for their annual legislative session next week.More
    Making prescription drugs more affordable and raising the minimum wage are expected to be among the top issues Maryland lawmakers are expected to debate when they gather for their annual legislative session next week.           More
  • Del. Democrats Sworn in to Statewide Offices

    Del. Democrats Sworn in to Statewide Offices

    Wednesday, January 2 2019 7:25 AM EST2019-01-02 12:25:58 GMT
    Wednesday, January 2 2019 10:46 AM EST2019-01-02 15:46:06 GMT
    Legislative Hall in Dover.Legislative Hall in Dover.
    Legislative Hall in Dover.Legislative Hall in Dover.
    Delaware has some new blood in some of its statewide offices. Three Democrats were sworn in to their offices Tuesday.More
    Delaware has some new blood in some of its statewide offices. Three Democrats were sworn in to their offices Tuesday.More
  • Maryland Requiring Financial Disclosure for Inaugural Balls

    Maryland Requiring Financial Disclosure for Inaugural Balls

    Monday, December 24 2018 10:54 AM EST2018-12-24 15:54:32 GMT
    Monday, December 24 2018 10:54 AM EST2018-12-24 15:54:32 GMT
    Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    For the first time in Maryland, private donations from people and corporations that fund inaugural festivities for the governor will be made public in financial disclosure reports required by law.More
    For the first time in Maryland, private donations from people and corporations that fund inaugural festivities for the governor will be made public in financial disclosure reports required by law.           More
  • Virginia Governor Wants Faster Internet for Rural Areas

    Virginia Governor Wants Faster Internet for Rural Areas

    Saturday, December 15 2018 8:34 PM EST2018-12-16 01:34:23 GMT
    Thursday, December 20 2018 2:32 PM EST2018-12-20 19:32:14 GMT
    VIRGINIA (AP) - Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he wants lawmakers to approve spending $50 million to make it easier for people to get faster internet service.More
    Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam says he wants lawmakers to approve spending $50 million to make it easier for people to get faster internet service.More
  • 11 Sexual Harassment Complaints Made in Maryland Legislature

    11 Sexual Harassment Complaints Made in Maryland Legislature

    Thursday, December 20 2018 2:26 PM EST2018-12-20 19:26:11 GMT
    Thursday, December 20 2018 2:26 PM EST2018-12-20 19:26:11 GMT
    Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)Maryland Legislative Hall (Photo: WBOC)
    A new report tracking sexual harassment in the Maryland General Assembly says there were 11 complaints against lawmakers over the last year, but it's unclear how many lawmakers were involved.More
    A new report tracking sexual harassment in the Maryland General Assembly says there were 11 complaints against lawmakers over the last year, but it's unclear how many lawmakers were involved.           More
  • Delaware Treasurer-elect Pleads Guilty After Traffic Stop

    Delaware Treasurer-elect Pleads Guilty After Traffic Stop

    Thursday, December 20 2018 9:38 AM EST2018-12-20 14:38:06 GMT
    Thursday, December 20 2018 1:24 PM EST2018-12-20 18:24:43 GMT
    Colleen Davis (Submitted photo)Colleen Davis (Submitted photo)
    Colleen Davis (Submitted photo)Colleen Davis (Submitted photo)
    Democratic Delaware treasurer-elect Colleen Davis, who was charged with driving on a suspended license and other offenses following a traffic stop, has pleaded guilty to speeding with the remaining charges dropped.More
    Democratic Delaware treasurer-elect Colleen Davis, who was charged with driving on a suspended license and other offenses following a traffic stop, has pleaded guilty to speeding with the remaining charges dropped.           More
  • Alma Mater Names Public Policy School in Honor of Biden

    Alma Mater Names Public Policy School in Honor of Biden

    Wednesday, December 12 2018 7:39 AM EST2018-12-12 12:39:52 GMT
    Wednesday, December 12 2018 8:02 AM EST2018-12-12 13:02:37 GMT
    In this file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a discussion on bridging political and partisan divides with Ohio Gov. John Kasich at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del., Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) In this file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a discussion on bridging political and partisan divides with Ohio Gov. John Kasich at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del., Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
    In this file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a discussion on bridging political and partisan divides with Ohio Gov. John Kasich at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del., Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)In this file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden participates in a discussion on bridging political and partisan divides with Ohio Gov. John Kasich at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del., Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
    The University of Delaware has named its school of public policy in honor of former vice president Joe Biden.More
    The University of Delaware has named its school of public policy in honor of former vice president Joe Biden.More
  • Hogan Highlights Political Moderation at Conference

    Hogan Highlights Political Moderation at Conference

    Tuesday, December 11 2018 1:42 PM EST2018-12-11 18:42:47 GMT
    Tuesday, December 11 2018 1:45 PM EST2018-12-11 18:45:59 GMT
    spoke Tuesday at a conference sponsored by the Niskanen Center, a moderate think tank with libertarian principles.  (Photo: Governor Larry Hogan Facebook page)spoke Tuesday at a conference sponsored by the Niskanen Center, a moderate think tank with libertarian principles.  (Photo: Governor Larry Hogan Facebook page)
    spoke Tuesday at a conference sponsored by the Niskanen Center, a moderate think tank with libertarian principles.  (Photo: Governor Larry Hogan Facebook page)spoke Tuesday at a conference sponsored by the Niskanen Center, a moderate think tank with libertarian principles.  (Photo: Governor Larry Hogan Facebook page)
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he believes most Americans are sick and tired of divisive politics and want elected officials to work together and compromise to solve the nation's problems.More
    Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan says he believes most Americans are sick and tired of divisive politics and want elected officials to work together and compromise to solve the nation's problems.      More
  • Trump Says He'll Nominate Barr for Attorney General

    Trump Says He'll Nominate Barr for Attorney General

    Friday, December 7 2018 11:27 AM EST2018-12-07 16:27:11 GMT
    Friday, December 7 2018 11:27 AM EST2018-12-07 16:27:11 GMT
    William Barr (Photo: AP)William Barr (Photo: AP)
    William Barr (Photo: AP)William Barr (Photo: AP)
    President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the late President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role.More
    President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the late President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role.           More
  • Bush Final Farewell Takes on Personal, Distinctly Texas Feel

    Bush Final Farewell Takes on Personal, Distinctly Texas Feel

    Thursday, December 6 2018 1:41 PM EST2018-12-06 18:41:49 GMT
    Thursday, December 6 2018 1:41 PM EST2018-12-06 18:41:49 GMT
    Former President George W. Bush embraces former Secretary of State James Baker, right, after he gave a eulogy during the funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Houston. (Photo: AP)Former President George W. Bush embraces former Secretary of State James Baker, right, after he gave a eulogy during the funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Houston. (Photo: AP)
    Former President George W. Bush embraces former Secretary of State James Baker, right, after he gave a eulogy during the funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Houston. (Photo: AP)Former President George W. Bush embraces former Secretary of State James Baker, right, after he gave a eulogy during the funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Houston. (Photo: AP)
    George H.W. Bush's family and friends praised his faith, humility and patience Thursday, as days of national mourning in Washington took on a more personal feel during a final Texas farewell.More
    George H.W. Bush's family and friends praised his faith, humility and patience Thursday, as days of national mourning in Washington took on a more personal feel during a final Texas farewell.           More
  • Bush Saluted With Praise, Humor, Cannons at Capital Farewell

    Ceremonies for Bush Draw Together Presidents, World Envoys

    Wednesday, December 5 2018 8:22 AM EST2018-12-05 13:22:15 GMT
    Wednesday, December 5 2018 2:33 PM EST2018-12-05 19:33:38 GMT
     Visitors pay their respects at the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush, as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Photo: AP) Visitors pay their respects at the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush, as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Photo: AP)
    Visitors pay their respects at the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush, as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Photo: AP)Visitors pay their respects at the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush, as he lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. (Photo: AP)
    George H.W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America's 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime.More
    George H.W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America's 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime.       More
  • Federal, Md. Courts and Offices Closed Wednesday for National Day of Mourning

    Federal, Md. Courts and Offices Closed Wednesday for National Day of Mourning

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 3:09 PM EST2018-12-04 20:09:25 GMT
    Tuesday, December 4 2018 3:52 PM EST2018-12-04 20:52:23 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    Because of Wednesday's National Day of Mourning in honor of former President George H.W. Bush, all federal offices will be closed and there will be no mail delivery.More
    Because of Wednesday's National Day of Mourning in honor of former President George H.W. Bush, all federal offices will be closed and there will be no mail delivery. More
  • Biden Says he's the Most Qualified Person to be President

    Biden Says he's the Most Qualified Person to be President

    Tuesday, December 4 2018 2:39 PM EST2018-12-04 19:39:41 GMT
    Tuesday, December 4 2018 2:39 PM EST2018-12-04 19:39:41 GMT
    Former vice president Joe Biden pauses during a speech at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law 20th Anniversary Gala in Las Vegas on Saturday. (Photo: Yasmina Chavez/AP)Former vice president Joe Biden pauses during a speech at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law 20th Anniversary Gala in Las Vegas on Saturday. (Photo: Yasmina Chavez/AP)
    Former vice president Joe Biden pauses during a speech at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law 20th Anniversary Gala in Las Vegas on Saturday. (Photo: Yasmina Chavez/AP)Former vice president Joe Biden pauses during a speech at the UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law 20th Anniversary Gala in Las Vegas on Saturday. (Photo: Yasmina Chavez/AP)
    Former Vice President Joe Biden says he believes that he is the most qualified person in the country to be president.More
    Former Vice President Joe Biden says he believes that he is the most qualified person in the country to be president.      More
  • “Mission Complete” for Former President Bush’s Service Dog

    “Mission Complete” for Former President Bush’s Service Dog

    Monday, December 3 2018 7:43 AM EST2018-12-03 12:43:59 GMT
    Monday, December 3 2018 7:55 AM EST2018-12-03 12:55:13 GMT
    President George H.W. Bush’s spokesman posted a photo of the late president’s service dog, Sully, lying in front of a flag-draped casket.President George H.W. Bush’s spokesman posted a photo of the late president’s service dog, Sully, lying in front of a flag-draped casket.
    President George H.W. Bush’s spokesman posted a photo of the late president’s service dog, Sully, lying in front of a flag-draped casket.President George H.W. Bush’s spokesman posted a photo of the late president’s service dog, Sully, lying in front of a flag-draped casket.
    President George H.W. Bush’s spokesman has posted a photo of the late president’s service dog lying in front of a flag-draped casket.More
    President George H.W. Bush’s service dog is honoring the late president with his own tribute in front of Bush’s flag-draped casket.More
  • Delmarva Politicians Remember President George H.W. Bush

    Delmarva Politicians Remember President George H.W. Bush

    Saturday, December 1 2018 6:55 PM EST2018-12-01 23:55:31 GMT
    Monday, December 3 2018 7:32 AM EST2018-12-03 12:32:30 GMT
    In the hours after former President George H.W. Bush's passing, Delmarva's congressional representatives remembered America's 41st president.More
    In the hours after former President George H.W. Bush's passing, Delmarva's congressional representatives remembered America's 41st president.More
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