Maryland Politics



Van Hollen is hospitalized but said he expects to return to work later this week.

Democrats are trying to win the governor’s mansion after two straight losses to Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, who is term-limited.

The new behavioral health unit at Medstar Southern Maryland Hospital Center includes 22 inpatient beds as well as outpatient and partial hospitalization resources that will open to patients this month.

Edwards is in a competitive primary race with former Prince George's County state's attorney Glenn Ivey.

Jones said Moore is the best option Democrats have to recapture the governor’s mansion from Republicans, who have won three of the last five elections.

They want the governor to spend money to train more medical workers to do procedure.

With abortion protections under threat, Maryland lawmakers put millions toward training new abortion providers so the liberal state could be a sanctuary for women seeking care. Republican Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has decided not to spend the money when the law takes effect July 1.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan used a marquee address at the Reagan Presidential Library on Tuesday to deliver a tough-love speech to fellow Republicans, calling the Trump-era the GOP’s worst period in generations. "We won’t win back the White House by nominating Donald Trump or a cheap impersonation of him," he said.

In a state with expansive abortion access and a crowded Democratic primary, the looming Supreme Court decision to restrict reproductive rights energized the competitive field on Tuesday, as candidates sought to stoke voter interest and warned what would happen if Republicans captured the governor’s mansion for the third term in a row.

In recent weeks Baker has made crime-fighting the cornerstone of his campaign and has promoted himself as the candidate with the experience to address violence.

Frosh is asking the court to issue a temporary restraining order against Gahler, who has for months contested Frosh’s authority under the new law and on Monday accused him of launching a “politically motivated attack.”

Democrats are eager to wrestle back the governor’s mansion after two terms from Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, who beat Jealous in 2018 to become the second GOP governor in state history to earn a second term.

Donna Edwards raised twice as much as rival Glenn Ivey in the last quarter, but Ivey still has more cash on hand.

The legislation was designed to ensure that exploited children who might commit crimes at the direction of their traffickers are not treated as criminals.

Del. Jazz Lewis (D-Prince George's) is dropping out of the race for the Democratic nomination in Maryland's 4th congressional district.

Neuman was the only woman seeking the Democratic nomination in the crowded gubernatorial primary.

The state's highest court rejected arguments made by Republicans that the map was unfair and gerrymandered.

Maryland's highly competitive governor's race shifts into a different gear now that the legislature has adjourned. Former education secretary John B. King Jr. is the latest candidate to hit the airwaves selling his personal story to voters.

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