Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Maryland Politics: April 30, 2006 - May 6, 2006

Steele and Same-Sex Marriage

Gay and lesbian advocates expressed deep displeasure today with Lt. Gov. Michael Steele's decision to headline a "marriage protection summit" in Lanham earlier this week. Steele told about 100 ministers gathered at the Hope Christian Church that he believes "marriage...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  May 5, 2006; 9:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (39)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Montgomery Teachers Pick Duncan, Mfume

Montgomery County teachers have recommended that educators throughout Maryland endorse their county's leader for governor and former congressman Kweisi Mfume for U.S. Senate. The support of the teachers union for County Executive Douglas M. Duncan (D) came after the group...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  May 5, 2006; 7:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (13)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Another Candidate for Comptroller

Anne Arundel County Executive Janet Owens said today she plans to join the race for comptroller, taking on incumbent William Donald Schaefer, as well as Montgomery County Del. Peter Franchot in the Democratic primary. Owens, who is leaving the...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  May 4, 2006; 2:10 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Taxing Tobacco

Health care advocates are determined to make their issue the issue of the upcoming elections for governor and General Assembly. Vincent DeMarco, president of the Maryland Citizens' Health Initiative, released a new poll this week, showing two-thirds of likely voters...

By Ann Marimow  |  May 4, 2006; 6:07 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Senate Forum Highlights Affordable Housing

Democrats vying for retiring U.S. Sen. Paul Sarbanes' seat squared off this morning during a candidates' forum at a Montgomery County affordable housing conference. The crowded field of candidates backed tax credits for developers who build affordable units, vouchers for...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  May 3, 2006; 3:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Duncan on the Air

Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan (D) becomes the first candidate for governor to start advertising on television, debuting spots in the Baltimore media market this morning, the same day he formally unveils his new running mate. Duncan appears...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  May 3, 2006; 6:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  Governor  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

It's Official: It's Simms

Doug Duncan's campaign confirmed today that Baltimore lawyer Stuart O. Simms will be formally introduced as the Montgomery County executive's running mate in the governor's race on Wednesday,. Duncan's choice of Simms, a former prosecutor and Cabinet official under then-Gov....

By Phyllis Jordan  |  May 1, 2006; 2:24 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
Categories:  Governor  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Petition Drive Begins

Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. began moving forward yesterday with a petition drive aimed at undoing plans for early voting in the fall elections. The governor's 2006 campaign team, led by campaign manager Bo Harmon, began handing out petitions...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  April 30, 2006; 2:06 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Governor  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company