A new report does not call any Maryland district gerrymandered, it just says the heavily Democrat-leaning state has the nation's least compact congressional districts and focuses a spotlight on the much-maligned district map that voters will have an opportunity get rid of on Election Day.
A Maryland lawmaker accepted a plea agreement Tuesday in two cases where she was accused of misusing state and campaign funds.
The Democratic Party of Virginia's State Central Committee voted to oppose an eminent-domain measure that Democratic voters in the state support by a 20-point margin, and expected to pass overwhelmingly on the Nov. 6 ballot.
George Allen is currently the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in the Old Dominion. His long career in public service includes a term as governor of Virginia, almost a decade in Thomas Jefferson's seat in the House of Delegates, a term in the U.S. House of Representatives and a term in the U.S. Senate.
Chicago teachers uncomfortable with a tentative contract offer decided Sunday to remain on strike, insisting they first wanted to consult with their full membership before deciding whether to end an acrimonious standoff with Mayor Rahm Emanuel that will keep 350,000 students out of class for at least two more days.
After a weeklong strike over job security and evaluation procedures, it all comes down to this: Are Chicago teachers satisfied enough with a proposed contract deal that they will vote to end their walkout?
Hampton Roads, the military-laden community on Virginia's southeastern shoreline, is drowning in advertising.
The fight to defeat this fall's referendum on table games and casino expansion could start in Prince George's County, where socially conservative groups and some lawmakers argue a county casino will hurt local residents and benefit only wealthy developers.
Democratic House of Delegates leaders spent hours at a time Monday huddled in closed-door meetings working to finalize changes to a bill to expand gambling in the state, ending the day with little progress toward legislation that could get enough votes to pass the body.