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  • Blogger sizes up social media in Howard races

    Blogger sizes up social media in Howard races
    When Scott Ewart started writing his "technology scorecards" in January of this year, his first thought was that the posts, which link to social media websites for every candidate in Howard County's burgeoning field of options, could be a good resource...
  • Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]

    Schaefer Award honors legacy of service to the county by Shepherd's Staff [Eagle Archives]
    On April 30, The Shepherd's Staff, in Westminster, received the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot. Franchot created the annual award to honor the legacy of public service exemplified by the former...
  • Progressive Maryland endorses Brown for governor

    Apparently following its head rather than its heart, the activist group Progressive Maryland threw its support behind Lt. Anthony G. Brown in the Democratic race for governor -- passing on the chance to embrace the liberal candidacy of Del. Heather R....
  • Maryland judge who ruled against gay marriage ban retires

    Maryland judge who ruled against gay marriage ban retires
    In the years since Baltimore Circuit Judge M. Brooke Murdock's famously controversial ruling helped energize the movement to overturn Maryland's ban against same-sex marriage, three gay men have invited her to officiate at their weddings. One was a lawyer...
  • David Gregory sharpens focus of Democratic debate

    David Gregory sharpens focus of Democratic debate
    Having an experienced TV moderator went a long way Wednesday night in making Maryland’s first debate among the Democratic candidates for governor a lively and occasionally illuminating hour of television. David Gregory is getting hammered these...
  • Gansler changes stance on Washington team's name

    Gansler changes stance on Washington team's name
    At least one issue appeared to unite three Democratic candidates for Maryland governor on Wednesday night during the first of two televised debates before the June 24 primary election. Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and...
  • Brown, Gansler spar while Mizeur decries 'bickering'

    Brown, Gansler spar while Mizeur decries 'bickering'
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler launched barbed attacks on each other's record and character as they and Del. Heather R. Mizeur met in the Democratic gubernatorial campaign's first televised debate Wednesday night. As...
  • Spin control [Editorial]

    Spin control  [Editorial]
    As is inevitable in an election debate, the Democratic candidates for Maryland governor stated as facts some things that, to put it kindly, could use a bit more context. We'll parse three of them for you. Brown on the health exchange After being...
  • Brown hires own makeup artist for debate

    Brown hires own makeup artist for debate
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown’s campaign insists he’s no diva. Bringing his own makeup artist to last night’s televised debate was part of his pre-game prep. Before the three Democrat candidates went on stage for the first televised debate...
  • Egging them on [Editorial]

    Egging them on  [Editorial]
    One might have sympathized with Del. Heather Mizeur during Wednesday night's debate among the Democratic gubernatorial candidates when it came her turn to answer a question about whether the Washington Redskins should change its name. It's not that she...
  • Taking advantage of early voting in Maryland [Commentary]

    Taking advantage of early voting in Maryland [Commentary]
    Early voting starts today in Maryland. As citizens across the state head to the ballot box, it is an appropriate time to reflect on everything that Maryland has done in the past few years to make it easier to vote, while so many other states around the...
  • Weeklong early voting period begins Thursday

    Weeklong early voting period begins Thursday
    With more than a dozen new locations and longer hours, the State Board of Elections will begin Maryland's most extensive early voting period yet on Thursday. Early voting will be available at 63 locations — including at least one in every county...