With the Democratic National Convention now history, Maryland delegates look ahead to November’s election and the role the state will play in the selection of the next president.
They are three political women with roots in Maryland. Maryland senior Sen. Barbara Mikulski, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend look at the impact and role women will play in November’s presidential election.
Maryland delegates for both Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton said they felt optimistic and united coming out of the Democratic National Convention that closed Thursday night.
By JENNA HECKER Capital News Service PHILADELPHIA – Maryland officials figured heavily in the convention’s opening day, with speeches by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and [...]
By HANNAH KLARNER Capital News Service PHILADELPHIA — Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ supporters in the Maryland delegation at the Democratic National Convention are following his lead in endorsing presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, even in [...]
By MAGGIE GOTTLIEB Capital News Service PHILADELPHIA — Bernie Sanders’ Maryland delegates cheered the removal of Debbie Wasserman Schultz as chair of the Democratic party following leaked emails that show the party working to [...]
By TERESA LO Capital News Service PHILADELPHIA – Three prominent Marylanders — former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous, Rep. Elijah Cummings, and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer — each preached party unity as [...]
By HANNAH KLARNER Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK – With big differences in economic policy separating the presidential candidates, leaving voters to sift through the speeches at the back-to-back political nominating conventions this month, [...]
By MICHELLE CHAVEZ, ANN PARANGOT and AMANDA ENGEL Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK – Two of Maryland’s top Republican politicians reflect on this week’s convention. Former Gov. Bob Ehrlich and Former Lt. Gov. Michael [...]
By JESS NOCERA, MAGGIE GOTTLIEB and JENNA HECKER Capital News Service COLLEGE PARK – Maryland’s delegates to the Democratic National Convention praised Hillary Clinton’s decision Friday to select Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., as her [...]
By Julie Gallagher and Josh Magness Capital News Service CLEVELAND — Build a bridge. Build a wall. Democrats and Republicans have two very different visions of how to deal with the thousands of foreign [...]