Maryland Miracle Politics and Economics Right Side News Oh my goodness, is Maryland about to go red? As a former Maryland resident, I have to say this is something I thought I would never never see. I grew up with Steny Hoyer, Paul Sarbanes (and now his son John), firmly ensconced in Maryland politics. I think I will check the weather channel to see if Hell has frozen over. Oh, okay not yet. But we will see after the elections!