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Maryland Politics: February 12, 2006 - February 18, 2006

Schaefer Apologizes

Two days after drawing criticism for ogling a 24-year-old aide at a public meeting, Comptroller William Donald Schaefer apologized to the woman today in a hand-delivered letter. The letter was delivered at 2:45 p.m. to the woman, who works in...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  February 17, 2006; 3:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Ivey Won't Endorse

Prince George's State's Attorney Glenn Ivey has decided to stay on the sidelines in the upcoming Democratic primary for governor and U.S. Senate. Instead of endorsing a candidate, Ivey said recently that he will work to make sure the Democratic...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  February 17, 2006; 11:26 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Reaction to Schaefer: Dismay, Humor

The two Democratic candidates for governor expressed dismay Thursday with Comptroller William Donald Schaefer for ogling a 24-year-old woman in a public meeting Wednesday, aides said. Even so, Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan has no plans to remove a...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  February 16, 2006; 6:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Ehrlich and Zeese on Elections

It's a rare day when Republican Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and third party Senate candidate Kevin Zeese see eye to eye on anything. That happened yesterday, when within a matter of hours both politicians released missives fretting over the...

By Ann Marimow  |  February 16, 2006; 9:49 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
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Steele Staff Shake Up

Lt. Gov. Michael Steele's campaign manager quietly left the U.S. Senate campaign earlier this month--underscoring a broader tug of war between the Republican candidate's Washington advisers and his longtime loyalists from Maryland. Graham M. Shafer, a Maryland native whose ties...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  February 16, 2006; 3:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
 
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Adding Up Crime

Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan, who earlier this week put a spotlight on Baltimore's crime problems, today joined a group of lawmakers in Annapolis calling for a statewide audit of crime figures. Del. Jill P. Carter (D-Baltimore) said legislation...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  February 15, 2006; 6:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Schaefer Remarks Criticized

Comptroller William Donald Schaefer--infamous for referring to women, even cabinet secretaries, as "little girls"--inflamed sensibilities again today at a Board of Public Works meeting. The meeting had just begun, with more than 100 people in attendance, when a young woman...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  February 15, 2006; 12:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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The "ashtray" of the east

Supporters of turning Maryland's bars and restaurants smoke-free were ecstatic about news that Virginia's Senate had gathered momentum to pass a statewide smoking ban. "It appears to me that hell has frozen over in Richmond," said Del. Barbara Frush (D-Prince...

By Ann Marimow  |  February 14, 2006; 6:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  General Assembly  
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By  |  February 14, 2006; 1:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Plenty of heart in the Senate

There are few places, it would seem, where Valentine's Day is a bigger holiday than on the floor of the Maryland Senate. Several female members and staff wore red power suits today. Some of their male counterparts donned ties adorned...

By John Wagner  |  February 14, 2006; 12:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Planning hire questioned

Maryland Planning Secretary and former Prince George's County Councilwoman Audrey Scott said yesterday she's facing pestering questions about a recent hiring decision. Scott hired Doug Burkhardt to run the state's Smart Growth office after conducting a four-month search. She said...

By  |  February 14, 2006; 11:14 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Mfume declares support for same-sex marraige

Some African-American politicians have shied away from the debate over same-sex marriage, saying it has nothing to do for the fight for racial equality they waged decades ago. Kweisi Mfume, a former NAACP president and congressman running for the U.S....

By Phyllis Jordan  |  February 13, 2006; 7:26 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
 
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O'Malley "too cute" for Jessamy

Patricia Jessamy, the top prosecutor in Baltimore, and Martin O'Malley, the city's mayor, have not had the most cozy of relationships for some time. More evidence of that came this morning, at a news conference in Baltimore where Jessamy stood...

By John Wagner  |  February 13, 2006; 5:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Cooking the books?

Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan (D) today accused Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley of tinkering with crime statistics to make his city appear safer than it really is. In a question and answer session with reporters in Takoma Park, Duncan...

By Tim Craig  |  February 13, 2006; 5:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
 
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Still waiting

For the second time in a week, state Sen. Gwendolyn Britt (D-Prince George's) joined Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan (D) at a campaign event. Britt has been frequently mentioned as a possible running mate for Duncan, who is seeking...

By Tim Craig  |  February 13, 2006; 4:53 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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