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Martin Omalley

Jindal, Rubio Among Those Jumping Through 2016 Hoops

AP | CALVIN WOODWARD | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Get your face on TV and write a book: Check. Start meeting the big money people: Check. Visit Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina &...

National Clean Energy Summit With Reid and Schwarzenegger

William Bradley | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

When it comes to clean energy, there's plenty of bright-line principle and uplift about the future. But there is plenty of complexity and conflict as well. Who knows? There might even be more stories there.

Guilty Plea From 'Bulldog' Inmate Who Impregnated 4 Guards

Posted 08.09.2013 | Crime

A Baltimore inmate accused of running a sophisticated jailhouse gang, and impregnating some of the guards who helped enable that gang's profitable act...

2016 Prospects Mix On Big Stage

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — Health care, budgets and education topped the official agenda for governors at their annual summer summit. But the 2016 presidential...

Democratic Governors Nervous About Health Plan

AP | THOMAS BEAUMONT and SCOTT BAUER | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

MILWAUKEE — Democratic governors say they are nervous about getting the new federal health care law implemented but add they will be better posi...

Jeffrey Young

State's Obamacare Insurance Prices Among Cheapest In U.S.

HuffingtonPost.com | Jeffrey Young | Posted 07.29.2013 | Business

Health coverage sold on Obamacare's health insurance exchange in Maryland will be among the cheapest in the country, state officials said Friday. A...

State's Republicans Divided On How To Woo Key Voters

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

Four months after the GOP announced a multi-million dollar plan to improve its standing with minority voters, one state Republican Party is consideri...

John Celock

Dem Seeks To Be First LGBT Elected Governor

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Democratic state lawmaker in Maryland is seeking to become the nation's first openly gay person elected governor. State Del. Heat...

Jason Linkins

Now Is The Perfect Time To Talk About How It Is A Terrible Time To Talk About 2016, Apparently

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Writing in the National Journal, political analyst Charlie Cook asks the question, "Is 2016 really worth all this talk just yet?" And then he answers ...

Real Life Is Weirder Than 'The Wire'

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 08.05.2013 | DC

BALTIMORE -- Inmates often complain of idleness, but Tavon White apparently had no trouble keeping busy behind bars. Investigators say the man nickna...

Michael Steele 'Looking At' Return To Politics

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele is weighing a run for Maryland governor, a move that could put him back into the realm of...

Top Dem Trying To Angle In For 2016 Consideration

AP | KEN THOMAS and BRIAN WITTE | Posted 05.21.2013 | Politics

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- His latest legislative achievements put him in the vanguard of his party's liberal base. He's been a top fundraiser for President Ba...

Governor Signs Strict Gun-Control Measure

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 05.16.2013 | DC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Gov. Martin O'Malley has signed a gun-control measure to give Maryland some of the nation's tightest gun laws and the National Rifle...

Brandon Wetherbee

The Filthy World Of John Waters

HuffingtonPost.com | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.14.2013 | DC

John Waters will perform Wednesday in ...

2016 Buzz Already Dominates This State

AP | KEN THOMAS and JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 07.04.2013 | Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Mere months after the 2012 election, South Carolina is a buzz of political activity with a slate of potential presidential cand...

Death Penalty Supporters Launch Petition Drive In Maryland

The Baltimore Sun | Michael Dresser | Posted 07.03.2013 | DC

One day after Gov. Martin O'Malley signed legislation to abolish capital punishment in Maryland, death penalty supporters said Friday they will launch...

State Makes Big Announcement About Employees In Same-Sex Relationships

The Baltimore Sun | Michael Dresser and Carrie Wells | Posted 07.03.2013 | DC

The O'Malley administration has notified state employees in same-sex relationships that they won't be able to include domestic partners in their healt...

O'Malley Signs Death Penalty Repeal

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Opponents of capital punishment marked a milestone Thursday as Maryland became the first state south of the Mason-Dixon line to...

Female Guards' Impregnation By Jailhouse Gang Leader Shows Need For Change, Says Maryland Gov.

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 05.01.2013 | DC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- Maryland's governor said Tuesday that changes are needed at a Baltimore jail, including a revamped process for hiring corrections of...

Huge Company Seeks Major Health Insurance Premium Hike, Citing Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Jeffrey Young | Posted 04.26.2013 | Business

The largest health insurance company in Maryland wants the state to okay its plan to raise premiums on individuals by an average of 25 percent next ye...

Rising Dem Star Weighs Presidential Bid

AP | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

JERUSALEM — Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, a rising star in Democratic politics, said Wednesday that he is considering making a run for the Whit...

Is O'Malley Running For President?

The Baltimore Sun | Erin Cox | Posted 06.11.2013 | DC

With a productive General Assembly session behind him, Gov. Martin O'Malley said Wednesday that he will use the second half of the year to consider wh...

Maryland Senate Passes Medical Marijuana Bill

Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

The Maryland Senate has approved a medical marijuana bill on Monday by a vote of 42 to 4. The bill passed on the last day of the legislative sessio...

Huge News For Medical Marijuana Supporters

The Baltimore Sun | Timothy B. Wheeler | Posted 06.06.2013 | DC

The General Assembly is poised to pass legislation that would make Maryland the 19th state to legalize marijuana use for medical reasons -- though how...

Another State Passes Strict Gun Control Legislation

AP | BRIAN WITTE | Posted 06.04.2013 | DC

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland's already-strong gun laws will become among the strictest in the nation with a measure passed by the General Assembly ...