In Part 2 of a two-part interview with Maryland Matters, Baker discusses why he pushed to take control of the county school system and offered support for casino-style gambling, two proposals he opposed as a candidate.
In a conversation with Maryland Matters, outgoing County Executive Rushern Baker talked with unusual candor about his tenure, his accomplishments, a fear that he was in over his head, and a public panic attack that he fretted would create public doubt about his readiness for the job.
The man at the head of a department being investigated for its construction of MGM National Harbor, where a child was injured this past summer, is leaving his position.
Monica Goldson, a 27-year veteran of the school system and a Potomac High School graduate, was appointed interim CEO of the embattled school system.
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s campaign has announced plans for two debates, but Ben Jealous’ campaign says an agreement has not been reached yet.
Former NAACP chief Ben Jealous has defeated Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker in the Democratic primary contest for governor.
Alsobrooks beat back challenges from former Rep. Donna Edwards and State Sen. Anthony Muse, who were considered the other top contenders for the gig.
Jenna Rae Sutphin and her fiance had at least two dogs on the property, kept in separate outdoor kennels. Her fiance is a 12-year Prince George’s County Department of Corrections officer who was at a training session with his new K-9 partner when the attack happened.
With Rushern Baker limited to two terms — and also seeking the Maryland governorship — Prince George’s County voters have a slew of potential candidates to choose from during the primaries on June 26. Nine Democrats, and one Republican, are vying for the spot.
Sen. Bernie Sanders may not be endorsing his own son’s congressional bid, but he rallied on a hot Monday night in Maryland to fire up voters for Ben Jealous’ campaign for governor. See photos.
Fierce opposition to President Donald Trump has fueled predictions of a “blue wave” of Democratic victories in the fall, but it’s uncertain whether that will translate into an enthusiastic embrace of any one of the eight Democrats running to take on Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan.
There have been unusual twists in the process leading up to Thursday’s early voting, which continues through June 21.
Some school board members are asking the Prince George’s County Executive to put a stop to any severance payment that departing CEO Kevin Maxwell might get when he leaves.
Valerie Ervin made her endorsement Wednesday morning in Langley Park, Maryland, with the Prince George’s County executive standing with her.
Gov. Larry Hogan’s approval rating stands at 64 percent. When those surveyed were asked if they approve of the job that Hogan is doing, that support jumps to 75 percent.
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