Carson: Threat to Gun Rights 'More Devastating' Than Gun Violence

Republican presidential hopeful and former neurosurgeon Ben Carson, weighing in on last week's shooting massacre in Oregon, said that although he's operated on victims of gun violence, he's yet to see "a body with bullet holes that was more devastating ...

'Dark Money' in Politics Threatens Black Interests

The explosion of "dark money" spent in the political system in the United States threatens racial equity in the nation, making it harder for Blacks and other minorities to gain a foothold in the middle class and fully participate in ...

Rushern Baker Endorses Glenn Ivey for Congress

Former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey received a major endorsement Friday morning in his bid for the 4th Congressional district: County Executive Rushern L. Baker III.

Boehner Announces He Will Step Down

House Speaker John Boehner is resigning from Congress at the end of October, multiple news outlets reported Friday morning.

California Senate Race Kamala Harris's to Lose, Experts Say

With California Sen. Barbara Boxer stepping down after 23 years in Congress, a number of Democrats are lining up for her spot.

Glenn Ivey Launches Congressional Bid to Replace Donna Edwards

Former Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn Ivey has officially kicked off his bid to replace Donna Edwards in Maryland's 4th Congressional District.

James E. Proctor, 79, Longtime Md. Delegate, Dies

Maryland Del. James E. Proctor Jr., who represented the Southern portion of Prince George's County for 25 years, passed away Thursday. He was 79.

Maryland Senate Seat Heats Up

The Maryland Democratic primary for Sen. Barbara Mikulski's seat has been heating up since March when the state’s ranking Democrat in Congress announced her retirement after from what will be 30 years in the Senate. The race could result in ...

Ben Carson Catches Donald Trump in Iowa Poll

Ben Carson has surged to the front of pack in the race for the GOP presidential nomination, tying front-runner Donald Trump in a new poll in the first-in-the-nation caucus state of Iowa.

Judges Assigned to Rule on Makeup of Corrine Brown’s Congressional District

After the Florida Republican-dominated state legislature failed to redraw Rep. Corrine Brown's congressional district and seven others that had been gerrymandered to favor Republicans, a three-judge federal panel was named to do the job for them.

Bernie Sanders Agrees to Talk Racial Justice with Activist

Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders said in a tweet this week he's willing to meet with civil rights activist DeRay McKesson and others to discuss his platform for racial equality.

Ben Carson Impresses in First GOP Presidential Debate

Standing out in the bloated field of Republican presidential hopefuls is tough, but retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson did just that Thursday night during the first GOP debate in Cleveland.

First 6 Months Eventful for Md. Lt. Gov. Rutherford

The schedule for Maryland Lt. Gov. Boyd Rutherford has been a bit hectic during his first six months as the state's second-highest public official.

Rep. Chaka Fattah Indicted in Racketeering Case

Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattah was indicted Wednesday in a racketeering and conspiracy case in which he is accused of misappropriating hundreds of thousands of dollars in federal, charitable and campaign monies.

Alvin Thornton Officially Makes Bid for Congress

Alvin Thornton, who's credited with creating a formula that increased public education funding throughout Maryland, formally announced his bid for Congress Tuesday night at the Glenarden Municipal Center in Glenarden.