Earlier this week, Blaine Young penned a letter to the editor to this newspaper, stating concerns about recent crime in the city of Frederick and other issues.
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After an uncontested election last year, four Emmitsburg residents are running for two commissioner seats next month.
COLLEGE PARK, Ga. — Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren framed their Democratic presidential bids in personal, faith-based terms Saturday before black millennial Christians who could help determine which candidate becomes the leading progressive alternative to former Vice President Joe Biden.
BALTIMORE — Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings took the high road Saturday, inviting President Donald Trump and other Americans to visit Baltimore but declining to respond in kind to the barrage of presidential tweets and comments disparaging him and the majority-black city he has long represented
LAS VEGAS — Democratic presidential candidates’ tussle over health care reform and Barack Obama’s legacy continued Saturday, with former Vice President Joe Biden declaring he’s “against any Democrat who wants to get rid of Obamacare.”
State Sen. Michael Hough (R-Frederick and Carroll) received a call roughly three weeks ago from former Congressman Mickey Edwards with good news.
The Frederick County Board of Elections has taken issue with an idea from the county executive that would move the county liquor board into the same building as the election board.
WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s message was clear: The state was taking a big step to keep its elections from being hacked in 2020. Last April, its top election official told counties they had to update their systems. So far, nearly 60% have taken action, with $14.15 million of mostly federal fu…
WASHINGTON — House Democrats are considering a delay of special counsel Robert Mueller's high-profile hearing next week because of concerns over the short length of the scheduled hearings before two committees.
Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling that refused to address partisan gerrymandering has left local Republicans wondering where to go next, while Democrats are renewing their call for national legislation on the issue.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland Democratic Party is asking the state board of elections to investigate possible campaign finance violations by Gov. Larry Hogan. An attorney for Hogan's campaign is calling it a "shoddy political hit job."
WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump with a crime was “not an option” because of federal rules, but he used his first public remarks on the Russia investigation to emphasize that he did not exonerate the president.
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress heard from experts on the security of the 2020 election, and while many other states are looking to catch up, Maryland’s election systems already meet best practices.
Monday’s meeting marked the last regularly scheduled meeting for two outgoing Mount Airy councilmen.
Two familiar faces and one incumbent were elected to Mount Airy’s town council Monday night.
Peter Helt still remembers the email he got 10 years ago.
Mount Airy town council candidate John Stuehmeier withdrew his name Friday.
Rosemont’s burgess and commissioners are all running for re-election Saturday.
May 6 will mark the last council meeting for two legacy Mount Airy councilmen.
ANNAPOLIS — With just one day left in the 2019 legislative session, it is all but guaranteed that a bill defining new boundaries for the 6th and 8th congressional districts will not pass.
A Senate bill that would adjust the timeline for possible charter amendment questions to be certified by the State Board of Elections continues to move through the General Assembly.
ANNAPOLIS — Legislation to change Maryland’s congressional map was introduced Thursday in the Senate.
WASHINGTON — It’s time to “terminate” gerrymandering, former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) said on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday.