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Democratic National Committee 'survey' seeks donations, opinions to battle President Trump

A Democratic National Committee “survey” mailed to potential voters asks them to share their attitudes about the domestic and foreign policy agendas of the Republican and Democratic parties. It also asks for cash.

If you have received one of these surveys-cum-fundraising-solicitations from either party as election season cranks up, don’t be surprised. And don’t be fooled.

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Democratic candidates take swipes at Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan in first TV debate of election season

In the first televised debate of election season, eight Democrats running for Maryland governor swiped at popular Republican incumbent Larry Hogan, but highlighted their differences on whether they would raise taxes if elected.

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Democrats to share stage Monday in first debate of Maryland governor's race

All nine Democrats on the ballot for governor will participate in Monday's first gubernatorial debate, which will take place in Baltimore at 11 a.m. and be broadcast by WBAL at 7 p.m.

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Valerie Ervin is running for governor — but it's not clear how Marylanders can actually vote for her

Valerie Ervin is officially a Democratic candidate for governor — but how voters will actually cast a ballot for her remains unclear.

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Jim Shea, Democratic candidate for governor, begins statewide ad campaign

With a plan of running campaign ads non-stop until the primary election next month, Democratic candidate for goverrnor Jim Shea released his first TV ad Friday.

The 60-second spot introduces Shea — who is the former chairman of the state’s largest law firm but largely unknown outside the legal community — to voters.

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Valerie Ervin to run for Maryland governor in place of late running mate Kevin Kamenetz

Democrat Valerie Ervin has elected to run in the place of her deceased running mate, Kevin Kamenetz.

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