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Jack Johnson

Missed opportunity for the Md. GOP

This past weekend's Maryland Republican Party convention was dominated by Larry Hogan's announcement of his intention to run for Governor of Maryland. Lost in the excitement, the assembled central committee members from around the state debated a non-binding resolution calling on the MDGOP to withdraw its support for elected officials who have been "convicted and incarcerated". The proposal, submitted by the influential chairman of the Baltimore County Republican State Central Committee John Fiastro, Jr., called on state party leaders to apply the same standards to elected officials of both parties and refuse to support elected officials who are "convicted and...