Mayor Bill Euille faces challenges from former Mayor Kerry Donley and current Vice Mayor Allison Silberberg. A new Metro station and a Department of Defense facility on the West End were points of contention at a debate Tuesday night.
"Most of the seats are already clearly Democratic or clearly Republican, the handful of seats that might flip get all the attention and all the money," says Stephen Farnsworth at the University of Mary Washington.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski hasn't made any plans yet for what she'll be doing in 2017. Meanwhile, Maryland's Republicans see an opportunity, and Democrats see a chance to reassert their dominance in the state.
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