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New Hampshire Republicans welcome Trump primary challenge

Mar. 19, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire gave Donald Trump his first presidential primary victory. Some prominent New Hampshire Republicans aren't sure he deserves a second. Steve Duprey, who represents New Hampshire at the Republican National Committee, won't say whether he'll vote for Trump in 2020. Former...

Baltimore mayor quits hospital system board over book sales

Mar. 18, 2019 1:04 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh stepped down from the University of Maryland Medical System's board of directors on Monday, days after it came to light that the hospital network had for years purchased her self-published children's books. Board positions are unpaid, but The Baltimore Sun...

Ex-Maryland Gov. Harry R. Hughes dies at 92; served 2 terms

Mar. 13, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Former Maryland Gov. Harry R. Hughes, who prided himself on restoring public faith in the political process, died Wednesday. He was 92. His daughter, Elizabeth Hughes, said Hughes had been in hospice. "I was holding his hand," she said. 'He was a wonderful dad. He was a kind generous...

Johns Hopkins wants armed police; Baltimore says not so fast

Mar. 13, 2019 11:29 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Johns Hopkins University, a thriving private research institution with one of the world's foremost medical schools, wants to create an armed police force similar to those patrolling numerous other U.S. colleges and universities. But in its home city of Baltimore, split by deep divisions...

Potential challenger to Trump will head to NH next month

Mar. 12, 2019 11:34 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will speak in New Hampshire next month as he weighs a primary challenge to President Donald Trump. The Republican Hogan, who remains popular in liberal leaning Maryland and won re-election last fall, will speak at "Politics & Eggs" on April 23. The program...

Maryland House approves bill allowing medical aid in dying

Mar. 7, 2019 5:17 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday approved a measure to allow the terminally ill to end their lives with a doctor's help. The House voted 74-66 for the bill, with 73 Democrats and one Republican voting for the measure, and 25 Democrats and 41 Republicans voting against it....

Black man's death in police custody roils rural town

Mar. 6, 2019 8:07 AM EST

GREENSBORO, Md. (AP) — Inside the home Anton Black shared with his mother, a collage of photographs pays homage to a gifted athlete and aspiring model on the verge of becoming a father. The makeshift shrine is adorned with track-and-field medals Black proudly wore in one photo. This is how Black's mother...

Maryland Gov. Hogan: 'Never say never' to Trump challenge

Mar. 4, 2019 8:15 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Monday that he doesn't yet believe President Donald Trump is vulnerable in a primary, but he's still considering launching a challenge because "things could change." In an interview with The Associated Press at a National Governors...

Calls growing for Maryland lawmaker to resign over slur

Feb. 27, 2019 6:34 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland political leaders from both parties and civil rights groups made growing calls for the resignation of a Democratic state lawmaker on Wednesday, after she used a racial slur for African-Americans at an after-hours gathering. The chairs of the Maryland Democratic Party and the...

Gov. Hogan: No Trump primary challenge without major shift

Feb. 21, 2019 6:47 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Thursday that he's not launching a primary challenge against President Donald Trump unless the president's political standing within his own party weakens dramatically. Hogan, who was elected to his second term last fall, has emerged as the new best hope of...