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Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 05/14/2012

Maryland comptroller Peter Franchot calls special session ‘wrong’

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot (D) calls plans to raise taxes in a special session “simply the wrong approach at the wrong time.”

By John Wagner  |  09:07 AM ET, 05/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Maryland senators Brochin, Kelley challenge redistricting map

A pair of Democratic senators from Baltimore County are among those challenging the constitutionality of the legislative redistricting plan that became law in Maryland earlier this year.

By John Wagner  |  11:24 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 04/12/2012

O’Malley willing to summon lawmakers ‘a half-hour from now’

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will call a special session if leaders can reach consensus over the issues that led to Monday night’s collapse of a tax package.

By John Wagner  |  10:36 AM ET, 04/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 04/06/2012

Roscoe Bartlett won with a little help (and cash) from his friends

Roughly a quarter of the cash Roscoe Bartlett has raised this year came from his Hill colleagues.

By Ben Pershing  |  12:39 PM ET, 04/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Congress, Maryland, maryland politics

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/29/2012

O’Malley endorses Garagiola in primary, as internal poll gives Delaney wide lead

Md. Gov. Martin O’Malley’s endorsement of Sen. Robert Garagiola came as opponent John Delaney released an internal poll showing the financier with a wide lead.

By Ben Pershing  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Delaney, Maryland, Maryland politics

Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 03/27/2012

Newt Gingrich tours Annapolis ahead of Md. Republican primary

Newt Gingrich campaigned today in Annapolis, where he spoke to the Maryland Senate and blasted Gov. Martin O’Malley’s proposed gas tax hike.

By Greg Masters  |  02:25 PM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Newt Gingrich, presidential election, Republican primary, Maryland, Maryland politics

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 03/05/2012

Bill Clinton backs John Delaney in Maryland congressional primary

Former President Bill Clinton weighed into a contentious Democratic congressional primary Monday, announcing his endorsement of financier John Delaney.

By Ben Pershing  |  09:53 AM ET, 03/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Roscoe Bartlett, Maryland, Maryland politics