Democrat Anthony G. Brown is raising money for his campaign for governor at a torrid pace, raking in more than $1.2 million in the six weeks after the General Assembly session ended in April, according to his campaign.
Democrat Douglas F. Gansler's running mate came out swinging at front-runner Anthony G. Brown on health care Tuesday as the three Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor met in their only scheduled television debate.
As public perception shifts about whether the "war on drugs" has succeeded, as prison populations rise to unprecedented and costly levels, political experts say some candidates across the country have traded a tough-on-crime attitude for a more nurturing approach. All three Democrats in Maryland's primary race for governor are emphasizing plans for re-entry programs to help inmates become successful members of their communities. At forums, in policy papers, to community groups and on the
By By Erin Cox and Luke Broadwater and The Baltimore Sun
Baltimore Fox affiliate WBFF-TV announced "finalized" debate plans Monday that include only two of the top three Democrats in the race: Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather Mizeur. The pair are scheduled to face off next Tuesday, May 27, without the candidate leading the polls, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who has declined to take part.
Speaking at an event that was part fundraiser, part pep rally for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's gubernatorial campaign, former President Bill Clinton on Tuesday defended the way the state handled the troubled roll out of its health insurance exchange -- an issue that Brown's critics have attempted to use against him for months.
Three delegates — Keiffer Mitchell Jr., Keith Haynes and Melvin Stukes – are competing for a single seat in the Maryland House, the result of redistricting. District 44A is the smallest in the city, but the race is perhaps the most fiercely contested.
Despite a format seemingly designed to produce conflict rather than illumination, Thursday's debate between Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather Mizeur gave a good sense of the Democrats running for governor.
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.