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Larry Hogan, Maryland's governor-elect. (Photo from Larry Hogan)

Hogan to Still Seek Tax Relief, Despite Shortfall

Gov.-elect Larry Hogan said Monday that he remains committed to pursuing tax relief in his first year in office — despite a projected budget shortfall — and he would consider calling a special session to do additional work on the state’s finances, if needed next year.

11/17/2014

The US Senate side of the US Capitol is seen in Washington, DC, November 5, 2014. Republicans captured a majority in the US Senate on Tuesday. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Alaska To Begin Counting More Than 53,000 Ballots

Alaska will begin counting more than 53,000 absentee and questioned ballots on Tuesday in an effort to resolve the state’s unsettled contests for the Senate and for governor.

11/10/2014

File photo of two women exchanging rings during a wedding ceremony. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Gov. McAuliffe Officiates at Lesbian Wedding

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has become the first Virginia governor to preside over a same-sex wedding ceremony.

10/11/2014

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is running for Maryland governor in 2014. (Credit: Anthony Brown for Maryland)

Countdown to Maryland Primary: Anthony Brown

Lt. Governor Anthony Brown says he is proud of the accomplishments under the O’Malley administration. As governor, Brown says he would work to eliminate the achievement gap and expand pre-kindergarten education.

06/20/2014

Maryland Attorney General Doug is running for Maryland governor in 2014. (credit: Doug Gansler for Maryland)

Countdown to Maryland Primary: Doug Gansler

Doug Gansler has rose through the ranks from a young prosecutor to Maryland state attorney general, where he says one of his biggest accomplishments has been securing $1.5 billion in foreclosure relief for Marylanders.

06/18/2014

Harford County Executive David Craig is running for Maryland governor in 2014. (credit: David Craig for Maryland)

Countdown to Maryland Primary: David Craig

Harford County Executive David Craig has 18 years of experience balancing budgets, lowering taxes and providing important services to residents.

06/17/2014

Del. Heather Mizeur is running for Maryland governor in 2014. (credit: Heather Mizeur for Maryland)

Countdown to Maryland Primary: Heather Mizeur

Del. Heather Mizeur says she is proud of legislation she helped pass that included healthcare reform, environmental protections and marriage equality.

06/16/2014

Attorney General Doug Gansler officially launched a 17-stop tour in his campaign for Maryland governor on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. (Credit: Kevin Rincon/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

AG Gansler Highlights Plan Calling For Tax Cut

Attorney General Doug Gansler is highlighting his plan to cut the corporate income tax rate to demonstrate he is the most willing of Maryland’s Democratic primary candidates for governor to do what’s necessary to spur the state’s economy.

06/05/2014

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., talks to members of the media at the Capitol Building on Oct. 14, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Sen. Manchin Keeping ‘All Options Open’ On Whether To Run For Governor In 2016

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin said Sunday he’s keeping “all options open” on whether to seek the governor’s office in 2016 or remain in the Senate, where he has expressed frustration with partisanship and gridlock.

05/05/2014

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Gubernatorial Candidates Clash on Economic Policy

All three Democratic candidates in the governor’s race agree Maryland’s economic policies need work, but they disagree sharply about how much.

04/17/2014

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