Anthony Brown and his successful bid for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination was the focal point for most African-Americans on election night Tuesday, but blacks also quietly played a big role in a veteran Republican senator's defeat of a tea party ...
Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown moved closer to becoming the state’s first African-American governor after clinching the Democratic nomination during Tuesday’s primary election.
D.C. Council member Kenyan McDuffie was recently recognized by the National Bar Association, the leading organization for African-American legal professionals.
The Maryland Board of Elections reported that early voting for the June 24 primaries have exceeded expectations.
Former D.C. Council member and independent mayoral candidate Carol Schwartz said she will not accept campaign contributions from limited liability companies (LLCs) that are a part of any corporation that has already given the legal maximum.
Lillian Perdomo, who spent years in the trenches of District grassroots politics and community activism, says she is ready to represent Ward 1 on the D.C. State Board of Education.
Game changer. That’s the reaction of many following Carol Schwartz's surprise announcement that she plans to run for mayor.
D.C. Council member and former mayor Marion S. Barry says he decided to tell his own story after growing tired of the way the media depicted his life.
Carol Schwartz, the former D.C. Council stalwart who recently launched an unexpected bid for mayor, made another somewhat surprising move Saturday when she announced that she signed a petition to put Council member David Catania, one of her chief competitors, ...
President Barack Obama said Friday the United States "will not be sending troops back into combat in Iraq," though he would reevaluate his options for military action as insurgents continue to gain ground in the country.
D.C. Council member David Grosso, who joined the council in 2013, aspires to be a good legislator but has a tendency to do things his way.
While most Democrats in Virginia cheered Don Beyer's primary victory in his bid to replace Rep. Jim Moran (D) in the House and the defeat of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, Rep. Bobby Scott said that the changes will come ...
Wider name recognition, years of local and national political experience, and more than $2 million in campaign spending were major factors in Don Beyer's victory in the June 10 Virginia Democratic primary race for the 8th congressional district seat.
D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton scored a major political victory Monday when she shepherded through the House an amendment to a transportation bill that prevents racial profiling of motorists by law enforcement officials.
Carol Schwartz, the venerable former D.C. Council member who hasn't been on the political scene since 2009, announced Monday she will make a bid for mayor in November's general election — a surprising development in what already promises to be ...