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  • Republican Governors Gather Amid Party Setbacks, Turmoil

    Republican Governors Gather Amid Party Setbacks, Turmoil

    11/15/2017 08:02:00 -05:002017-11-15 13:02:00 GMT
    Wednesday, November 15 2017 8:21 AM EST2017-11-15 13:21:57 GMT
    FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Floresville, Texas. Pence will be keynoting two days of Republican Governors Association meetings beginning Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Austin, Texas. (Photo: AP)FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks in Floresville, Texas. Pence will be keynoting two days of Republican Governors Association meetings beginning Wednesday, Nov. 15, in Austin, Texas. (Photo: AP)
    Republicans who control two-thirds of the nation's governorships are gathering this week in America's largest red state, in part to strategize about how to maintain their political dominance.More
    Republicans who control two-thirds of the nation's governorships are gathering this week in America's largest red state, in part to strategize about how to maintain their political dominance.More
  • Trump Names Salisbury Native as New Health Secretary

    Trump Names Salisbury Native as New Health Secretary

    11/13/2017 11:02:00 -05:002017-11-13 16:02:00 GMT
    Monday, November 13 2017 11:02 AM EST2017-11-13 16:02:03 GMT
    Alex Azar II, then the deputy secretary of Health and Human Services in the George W. Bush administration, speaks at a Michigan pandemic influenza summit in Detroit in 2006.  (Photo: AP)Alex Azar II, then the deputy secretary of Health and Human Services in the George W. Bush administration, speaks at a Michigan pandemic influenza summit in Detroit in 2006. (Photo: AP)
    Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive who grew up in Salisbury, Maryland to be his health and human services secretary.More
    Turning to an industry he's rebuked, President Donald Trump on Monday picked a former top pharmaceutical and government executive who grew up in Salisbury, Maryland to be his health and human services secretary.More
  • Salisbury Council President to Run for Wicomico Executive

    Salisbury Council President to Run for Wicomico Executive

    11/08/2017 13:05:00 -05:002017-11-08 18:05:00 GMT
    Wednesday, November 8 2017 1:09 PM EST2017-11-08 18:09:05 GMT
    Jack Heath (Photo: Salisbury City Council page)Jack Heath (Photo: Salisbury City Council page)
    Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver is getting some competition for the 2018 election. On Wednesday, Salisbury City Council President Jack Heath formally announced his campaign for county executive.More
    Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver is getting some competition for the 2018 election. On Wednesday, Salisbury City Council President Jack Heath formally announced his campaign for county executive.More
  • A Look at the Winners and Losers of the Top US Races

    A Look at the Winners and Losers of the Top US Races

    11/08/2017 08:12:00 -05:002017-11-08 13:12:00 GMT
    Wednesday, November 8 2017 11:17 AM EST2017-11-08 16:17:02 GMT
    Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam, right, celebrates his election victory with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and his wife Dorothy at the Northam For Governor election night party at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 7 (Photo: AP)Virginia Gov.-elect Ralph Northam, right, celebrates his election victory with Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and his wife Dorothy at the Northam For Governor election night party at George Mason University in Fairfax, Va., Tuesday, Nov. 7 (Photo: AP)
    Democrats swept Virginia and New Jersey's governor's races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races and voters in Maine said they wanted to join 31 other states in expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.More
    Democrats swept Virginia and New Jersey's governor's races, incumbents came out on top in several big-city mayoral races and voters in Maine said they wanted to join 31 other states in expanding Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.More
  • Democrats Sweep Virginia, New Jersey Governor's Races

    Democrats Sweep Virginia, New Jersey Governor's Races

    11/07/2017 23:51:00 -05:002017-11-08 04:51:00 GMT
    Wednesday, November 8 2017 8:05 AM EST2017-11-08 13:05:27 GMT
    In Virginia's hard-fought contest, Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, pictured, defeated Republican Ed Gillespie. (Photo: AP) In Virginia's hard-fought contest, Democratic Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam, pictured, defeated Republican Ed Gillespie. (Photo: AP)
    Voters in Virginia and New Jersey gave Democratic gubernatorial candidates large victories Tuesday and sent a clear message of rebuke to Republican President Donald Trump.More
    Voters in Virginia and New Jersey gave Democratic gubernatorial candidates large victories Tuesday and sent a clear message of rebuke to Republican President Donald Trump.More
  • 8 Democrats Vying to Challenge Hogan Meet With Party Leaders

    8 Democrats Vying to Challenge Hogan Meet With Party Leaders

    11/06/2017 08:23:00 -05:002017-11-06 13:23:00 GMT
    Monday, November 6 2017 8:23 AM EST2017-11-06 13:23:16 GMT
    The eight Democrats vying to be the party's next nominee for Maryland governor held their first joint appearance at a casting call of sorts over the weekend.More
    The eight Democrats vying to be the party's next nominee for Maryland governor held their first joint appearance at a casting call of sorts over the weekend.More
  • Virginia, NJ Governor's Races Shaped by Age of Trump

    Virginia, NJ Governor's Races Shaped by Age of Trump

    11/03/2017 13:19:00 -04:002017-11-03 17:19:00 GMT
    Friday, November 3 2017 1:19 PM EDT2017-11-03 17:19:16 GMT
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (left) speaks at the Dar Alnoor Islamic Community Center in Manassas, Virginia. Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie (right) speaks during a Tea Party debate.  (Photo: AP)Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (left) speaks at the Dar Alnoor Islamic Community Center in Manassas, Virginia. Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie (right) speaks during a Tea Party debate. (Photo: AP)
    Candidates in the country's only two races for governor are in the final sprint to an Election Day that promises to illustrate how much - or little - things have changed in the age of Trump.More
    Candidates in the country's only two races for governor are in the final sprint to an Election Day that promises to illustrate how much - or little - things have changed in the age of Trump.More
  • Deadline to Pick Up Absentee Ballot in Va. is Saturday

    Deadline to Pick Up Absentee Ballot in Va. is Saturday

    11/03/2017 04:43:00 -04:002017-11-03 08:43:00 GMT
    Friday, November 3 2017 7:52 AM EDT2017-11-03 11:52:42 GMT
    Virginians have one more day to pick up an absentee ballot before Election Day.More
    Virginians have one more day to pick up an absentee ballot before Election Day.More
  • Maryland Lawmakers Back Mueller, Urge Action on Russia

    Maryland Lawmakers Back Mueller, Urge Action on Russia

    11/01/2017 08:18:00 -04:002017-11-01 12:18:00 GMT
    Wednesday, November 1 2017 8:18 AM EDT2017-11-01 12:18:28 GMT
    Maryland Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday expressed confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller in response to the indictments of Paul Manafort, Richard Gates and George Papadopoulos revealed on Monday.More
    Maryland Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday expressed confidence in special counsel Robert Mueller in response to the indictments of Paul Manafort, Richard Gates and George Papadopoulos revealed on Monday.More
  • Northam, Gillespie Get Record Cash Before Election Day

    Northam, Gillespie Get Record Cash Before Election Day

    10/31/2017 09:50:00 -04:002017-10-31 13:50:00 GMT
    Tuesday, October 31 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-10-31 15:06:44 GMT
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (left) speaks at the Dar Alnoor Islamic Community Center in Manassas, Virginia. Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie (right) speaks during a Tea Party debate.  (Photo: AP)Democratic gubernatorial candidate, Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam (left) speaks at the Dar Alnoor Islamic Community Center in Manassas, Virginia. Republican gubernatorial candidate Ed Gillespie (right) speaks during a Tea Party debate. (Photo: AP)
    The two major-party candidates in the nation's marquee gubernatorial contest are getting record amounts of cash in the final weeks of the campaign.More
    The two major-party candidates in the nation's marquee gubernatorial contest are getting record amounts of cash in the final weeks of the campaign.More
  • Record Number of Democratic Women Running for Virginia House

    Record Number of Democratic Women Running for Virginia House

    10/30/2017 14:50:00 -04:002017-10-30 18:50:00 GMT
    Monday, October 30 2017 2:50 PM EDT2017-10-30 18:50:17 GMT
    The Virginia General AssemblyThe Virginia General Assembly
    The Democratic Party of Virginia says it has 43 women running for the House of Delegates this year, more than ever before.More
    The Democratic Party of Virginia says it has 43 women running for the House of Delegates this year, more than ever before.More
  • Manafort, Gates Indicted in First Charges From Russia Probe

    Manafort, Gates Surrender in Mueller's Russia Probe

    10/30/2017 09:11:00 -04:002017-10-30 13:11:00 GMT
    Monday, October 30 2017 9:49 AM EDT2017-10-30 13:49:41 GMT
    Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort, left, leaves his home in Alexandria, Va., Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort, left, leaves his home in Alexandria, Va., Monday, Oct. 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, turned themselves in to federal authorities Monday.More
    President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, and a former business associate, Rick Gates, were indicted Monday on charges of conspiracy against the United States, money laundering and several other financial charges.More
  • Sen. Booker Endorses Jealous in Maryland Governor's Race

    Sen. Booker Endorses Jealous in Maryland Governor's Race

    10/17/2017 11:13:00 -04:002017-10-17 15:13:00 GMT
    Tuesday, October 17 2017 11:13 AM EDT2017-10-17 15:13:52 GMT
    : Benjamin Jealous (President and CEO of the NAACP) The 2013 Peace Ball: Voices of Hope And Resistance at Arena Stage on January 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: CBS): Benjamin Jealous (President and CEO of the NAACP) The 2013 Peace Ball: Voices of Hope And Resistance at Arena Stage on January 20, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (Photo: CBS)
    U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is endorsing former NAACP president Ben Jealous for governor of Maryland.More
    U.S. Sen. Cory Booker is endorsing former NAACP president Ben Jealous for governor of Maryland.More
  • Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver Seeks Second Term

    Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver Seeks Second Term

    10/16/2017 15:18:00 -04:002017-10-16 19:18:00 GMT
    Monday, October 16 2017 3:22 PM EDT2017-10-16 19:22:09 GMT
    Wicomico's_New_Leader_NO_LOWER.jpgWicomico's_New_Leader_NO_LOWER.jpg
    WICOMICO COUNTY, Md. - Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver officially announced his candidacy for a second term.Culver was elected to his current position as Wicomico County Executive in November 2014.Before the position, he served his first tMore
    Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver on Monday officially announced his candidacy for a second term.More
  • Virginia Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

    Virginia Voter Registration Deadline Quickly Approaching

    10/13/2017 08:08:00 -04:002017-10-13 12:08:00 GMT
    Friday, October 13 2017 8:10 AM EDT2017-10-13 12:10:33 GMT
    (Photo: MGN Online)(Photo: MGN Online)
    The deadline to register to vote in next month's election is quickly approaching.More
    The deadline to register to vote in next month's election is quickly approaching.More
  • Rockeymoore Cummings Seeks to Challenge Hogan for Md. Governor

    Maya Rockeymoore Cummings Announces Run for Md. Governor

    10/12/2017 09:47:00 -04:002017-10-12 13:47:00 GMT
    Thursday, October 12 2017 1:10 PM EDT2017-10-12 17:10:05 GMT
    Maya Rockeymoore Cummings (Nate Pesce/Rockeymoore Cummings campaign)Maya Rockeymoore Cummings (Nate Pesce/Rockeymoore Cummings campaign)
    Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, a policy consultant and wife of Rep. Elijah Cummings, announced Thursday that she'll seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.More
    Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, a policy consultant and wife of Rep. Elijah Cummings, announced Thursday that she'll seek the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.More
  • Candidates for Virginia Governor Set for 3rd, Final Debate

    Candidates for Virginia Governor Set for 3rd, Final Debate

    10/09/2017 08:00:00 -04:002017-10-09 12:00:00 GMT
    Monday, October 9 2017 8:02 AM EDT2017-10-09 12:02:41 GMT
    The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor are set for their third and final debate.More
    The two major party candidates in Virginia's closely watched race for governor are set for their third and final debate.More
  • Coons, Carper Speak Out Against Republican Tax Plan

    Coons, Carper Speak Out Against Republican Tax Plan

    10/09/2017 07:46:00 -04:002017-10-09 11:46:00 GMT
    Monday, October 9 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-10-09 11:59:22 GMT
    Delaware's U.S. senators Chris Coon and Tom Carper (Official photos)Delaware's U.S. senators Chris Coon and Tom Carper (Official photos)
    President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans say their tax reform plan would be good for America. But Democratic senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons say it would be bad for Delaware.More
    President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans say their tax reform plan would be good for America. But Democratic senators Tom Carper and Chris Coons say it would be bad for Delaware.More
  • Franchot Seeking Fourth Term as Maryland's Comptroller

    Franchot Seeking Fourth Term as Maryland's Comptroller

    10/06/2017 09:44:00 -04:002017-10-06 13:44:00 GMT
    Friday, October 6 2017 10:01 AM EDT2017-10-06 14:01:11 GMT
    Comptroller Peter Franchot is shown announcing his bid for reelection to a fourth term. (Photo credit: Team Franchot YouTube page)Comptroller Peter Franchot is shown announcing his bid for reelection to a fourth term. (Photo credit: Team Franchot YouTube page)
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is seeking his fourth term as the state's chief tax collector.More
    Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is seeking his fourth term as the state's chief tax collector.More
  • Speaker Ryan Visits Chestertown as Lawmakers Battle Over New Tax Reform Plan

    Lawmakers Battle Over New Tax Reform Plan

    10/05/2017 20:36:00 -04:002017-10-06 00:36:00 GMT
    Friday, October 6 2017 7:40 AM EDT2017-10-06 11:40:44 GMT
    U.S. Congressman Andy Harris and fellow Republican, House Speaker Paul Ryan, are pushing President Trump's tax reform plan.More
    U.S. Congressman Andy Harris and fellow Republican, House Speaker Paul Ryan, are pushing President Donald Trump's tax reform plan. Both lawmakers took a tour of the Dixon Valve Company in Chestertown, Md. Thursday afternoon.More
  • Virginia Attorney General's Race Heats up With Dueling Ads

    Virginia Attorney General's Race Heats up With Dueling Ads

    10/05/2017 09:23:00 -04:002017-10-05 13:23:00 GMT
    Thursday, October 5 2017 9:25 AM EDT2017-10-05 13:25:14 GMT
    As the Virginia attorney general's race heats up, Republican challenger John Adams and Democratic incumbent Mark Herring are releasing new television ads.More
    As the Virginia attorney general's race heats up, Republican challenger John Adams and Democratic incumbent Mark Herring are releasing new television ads.More
  • Bush, Hillary Clinton to Help Raise Money in Virginia Race

    Former President Bush to Help Gillespie Raise Money

    09/29/2017 10:12:00 -04:002017-09-29 14:12:00 GMT
    Friday, September 29 2017 3:05 PM EDT2017-09-29 19:05:33 GMT
    Former President George W. Bush is helping Ed Gillespie raise money in the closely watched Virginia gubernatorial contest.More
    Former President George W. Bush and former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton are raising money for their preferred candidates in the closely watched Virginia governor's race.More
  • Delaware Senate Majority Leader Won't Seek Re-election

    Delaware Senate Majority Leader Won't Seek Re-election

    09/29/2017 08:01:00 -04:002017-09-29 12:01:00 GMT
    Friday, September 29 2017 10:50 AM EDT2017-09-29 14:50:11 GMT
    Delaware Senate Majority Leader Margaret Rose HenryDelaware Senate Majority Leader Margaret Rose Henry
    Delaware Senate Majority Leader Margaret Rose Henry has announced she will not seek re-election.More
    Delaware Senate Majority Leader Margaret Rose Henry has announced she will not seek re-election.More
  • Former Maryland Cabinet Secretary Accused of Taking Bribes

    Former Maryland Cabinet Secretary Accused of Taking Bribes

    09/27/2017 21:24:00 -04:002017-09-28 01:24:00 GMT
    Thursday, September 28 2017 7:22 AM EDT2017-09-28 11:22:29 GMT
    The Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)The Maryland State House in Annapolis, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
    A former Maryland Cabinet secretary has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to an alleged bribery conspiracy involving millions of dollars in information technology contracts, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced Wednesday.More
    A former Maryland Cabinet secretary has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to an alleged bribery conspiracy involving millions of dollars in information technology contracts, the Maryland U.S. attorney's office announced Wednesday.More
  • Maryland Legislative Black Caucus Will Hold Public Hearings

    Maryland Legislative Black Caucus Will Hold Public Hearings

    09/27/2017 10:55:00 -04:002017-09-27 14:55:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 27 2017 10:56 AM EDT2017-09-27 14:56:18 GMT
    The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland is set to hold its second annual public hearing.More
    The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland is set to hold its second annual public hearing.More
  • Gansler Says he Will Not Run for Md. Governor

    Gansler Says he Will Not Run for Md. Governor

    09/19/2017 11:02:00 -04:002017-09-19 15:02:00 GMT
    Tuesday, September 19 2017 11:05 AM EDT2017-09-19 15:05:16 GMT
    Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says he will not run for governor.More
    Former Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler says he will not run for governor.More
  • Kamenetz Announces Run for Governor of Maryland

    Kamenetz Announces Run for Governor of Maryland

    09/18/2017 14:07:00 -04:002017-09-18 18:07:00 GMT
    Monday, September 18 2017 2:12 PM EDT2017-09-18 18:12:13 GMT
    Kevin KamenetzKevin Kamenetz
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz entered Maryland's crowded Democratic primary for governor on Monday.More
    Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz entered Maryland's crowded Democratic primary for governor on Monday.More
  • Legislators Consider Improving Maryland Election Security

    Legislators Consider Improving Maryland Election Security

    09/13/2017 15:03:00 -04:002017-09-13 19:03:00 GMT
    Wednesday, September 13 2017 3:06 PM EDT2017-09-13 19:06:08 GMT
    (Photo: AP)(Photo: AP)
    Maryland legislators learned last week the state's electronic balloting system may need better security measures to protect voters' information and that the lawmakers must be the ones to add those protections.More
    Maryland legislators learned last week the state's electronic balloting system may need better security measures to protect voters' information and that the lawmakers must be the ones to add those protections.More
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