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  • Tea party lessons [Commentary]

    Tea party lessons [Commentary]
    What makes the tea party movement so effective at mobilizing voters and winning elections is the same thing that may limit its effectiveness in the future: its decentralized nature. The tea party movement is politics guerrilla-style. The first thing a...
  • Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods

    Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods
    Republican Harford County Executive David R. Craig said that if elected governor, he would roll back Maryland's strict gun-control laws and push a sales tax exemption for goods manufactured in the state. Craig identified at least six taxes he would like...
  • Some question Avery's simultaneous runs for CA and Council

    Reg Avery has been keeping busy. The Oakland Mills Village Board vice chair and PTA Council of Howard County executive vice president announced last month that he was running for County Council in Columbia's District 2 as a Republican. Then, earlier...
  • HCEA makes District 9 and 9B endorsements

    The Howard County Education Association announced today that it will endorse Democrats Dan Medinger and Tom Coale in District 9. HCEA President Paul Lemle called both candidates "outspoken advocates for public education." “Dan Medinger shared...
  • Second Democrat sets sights on District 9 Senate race

    Second Democrat sets sights on District 9 Senate race
    Almost a decade ago, when Ryan Frederic was looking to relocate his aerospace security, research and simulation business, he landed upon Howard County. "This was the place," he said. He decided to move his company, Applied Defense Solutions, from West...
  • Paul lays out plan to revamp Republican party at Maryland fundraising event

    Paul lays out plan to revamp Republican party at Maryland fundraising event
    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said the Republican party's base isn't big enough, especially in Maryland. But, he told a group of the state's GOP candidates and donors Wednesday night, becoming "the Democrat Lite" party isn't the answer. "If we want to win...
  • 3 GOP hopefuls meet in cordial debate

    3 GOP hopefuls meet in cordial debate
    Three of the four Republican candidates for governor met in a cordial debate here Wednesday, agreeing on a need to cut taxes in Maryland, limit government growth and scrap major transit projects. Harford County Executive David R. Craig, former Ehrlich...
  • CA vows to keep Symphony Woods name

    CA vows to keep Symphony Woods name
    The Columbia Association Board of Directors is intent on keeping the name of the 36 acres north of Merriweather Post Pavilion Symphony Woods, despite proposed name changes by the park's developer, the Inner Arbor Trust. The Trust, a 501(c)(3)...
  • Maryland political leaders rally for FBI headquarters

    Maryland political leaders rally for FBI headquarters
    COLLEGE PARK — Maryland's top elected officials gathered here Monday to send a message that the state is "all in" for an effort to lure a new FBI headquarters to Prince George's County. Gov. Martin O'Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown joined the...
  • Can we have Wayne Gilchrest back, please? [Letter]

    Can we have Wayne Gilchrest back, please? [Letter]
    One is again astounded at the audacity of GOP Rep. Andy Harris, famous for "where's my health care and voting against relief for Hurricane Sandy victims. Now he has asked for an inspector general from the Department of Health and Human Services to audit...
  • Brown's first issue ad focuses on domestic violence

    Brown's first issue ad focuses on domestic violence
    Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown launched the first issue ad in his campaign for governor on Monday, choosing to highlight his work on domestic violence prevention. The 30-second spot opens by recalling the death of Brown's cousin, Catherine Brown, who was...
  • Rawlings-Blake, DNC push Voter Expansion Project

    Rawlings-Blake, DNC push Voter Expansion Project
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called on Democrats nationwide to join the Voter Expansion Project to register new voters, make the process simpler and fight so-called "voter suppression laws." Rawlings-Blake, who is secretary of the Democratic...