LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Saturday to repay the trust of voters in the working-class heartland of northern England who rejected the Labour Party and helped give him an 80-seat majority in Thursday’s election.
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PITTSBURGH — Democratic presidential candidates pledged to boost funding for public schools, increase teacher salaries and reduce college debt at a Saturday forum that cast a rare spotlight on education, an issue that has received only passing attention in recent debates.
After a tumultuous tenure in office, a controversial candidate expanded his grip on power, surpassing a weak opponent and drawing support from unlikely pockets of voters.
Frederick County Councilman Steve McKay is still interested in drafting proposed charter amendments that would allow special elections to fill certain vacancies, despite the Charter Review Commission's vote against them this week.
The list of 17 applicants to fill a county Board of Education seat features some familiar names in education circles, as well as some relative newcomers.
COUNCIL BLUFFS, Iowa — Joe Biden launched an eight-day bus tour of Iowa on Saturday projecting confidence, ignoring his many Democratic presidential competitors and pledging that he will unseat President Donald Trump in 2020.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Democrats in Florida have submitted 18 candidates for the March 17 presidential primary.
Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden takes a selfie with supporters Saturday, following a campaign stop in Council Bluffs, Iowa.
Both members of the House of Representatives with districts that include Frederick County will face a challenger in the 2020 primary.
Thurmont re-elected incumbent town commissioners Bill Buehrer and Wes Hamrick in Tuesday’s election.
Less than a month after Emmitsburg elected two new commissioners, its neighbor to the south will also have a contested election.
Two political newcomers and longtime Emmitsburg residents identified parking needs, bringing back youth sports and infrastructure as key issues facing them in their new role as commissioners.
Frank Davis and T.J. Burns were elected to the Emmitsburg Board of Commissioners on Tuesday night.
Frederick County Council members unanimously supported Councilman Steve McKay’s (R) proposal to urge the local state delegation to update vacancy appointment and special election processes for Board of Education members.
WASHINGTON — More than once, President Donald Trump brought up how much the U.S. has done for Ukraine.
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.
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.