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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 28, 2020, file photo, Louisa Boyer, a provisional election judge, reviews paperwork at a voting center at Edmondson High School as voters arrive to cast their ballot in the 7th Congressional District special election in Baltimore. Many Maryland voters have already mailed in their ballots amid the coronavirus pandemic, or voted early. Those who waited for Election Day will be voicing their choices on Tuesday for president and the state's eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

AP News Guide: Election Day 2020 in Maryland

Nov. 4, 2020 1:00 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — While more than half of Maryland’s registered voters had already mailed in their ballots amid the coronavirus pandemic or voted in person at early voting centers ahead of Election Day, more than 475,000 Marylanders voted on Tuesday. Here’s a look at what happened in...

FILE - In this April 28, 2020 file photo, Democrat Kweisi Mfume reacts while speaking to reporters during an election night news conference after he won the 7th Congressional District special election, in Baltimore. Kimberly Klacik says her social media ads blaming Democrats for Baltimore's woes helped to secure a speaking role for her at the Republican National Convention in August. Mfume defeated her with 74% of the vote in an April special election. But Klacik has a huge fundraising edge heading down the stretch. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

All 8 of Maryland’s US House incumbents win reelection

Nov. 4, 2020 12:46 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Rep. Kweisi Mfume defeated Republican Kimberly Klacik, who raised millions to run against him with the support of President Donald Trump, as all eight of Maryland's U.S. House incumbents were reelected Tuesday. Mfume won a full term for the seat in a district that includes a...

AP News Guide: Election Day 2020 in Maryland

Oct. 31, 2020 10:47 AM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — While many Maryland voters have already mailed in their ballots amid the coronavirus pandemic or voted in person at early voting centers, those who waited for Election Day will be voicing their choice for president and the state's eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives at...

Today in History

Oct. 17, 2020 12:00 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Oct. 17, the 291st day of 2020. There are 75 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Oct. 17, 1933, Albert Einstein arrived in the United States as a refugee from Nazi Germany. On this date: In 1777, British forces under Gen. John Burgoyne...

FILE - In this April 21, 2020 file photo, Kimberly Klacik, who is the Republican 7th Congressional District candidate, poses at her campaign headquarters in Timonium, Md. Klacik says her social media ads blaming Democrats for Baltimore's woes helped to secure a speaking role for her at the Republican National Convention in August. Rep. Kweisi Mfume defeated her with 74% of the vote in an April special election. But Klacik has a huge fundraising edge heading down the stretch. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Republican's ads draw Trump's aid in deep blue Maryland race

Oct. 16, 2020 2:40 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Republican Kimberly Klacik isn’t just criticizing her opponent, Rep. Kweisi Mfume, in a Maryland congressional race in a heavily Democratic district: She’s blaming Democrats for more than five decades of difficulties in Baltimore and other cities that have been troubled...