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Maryland Politics: October 15, 2006 - October 21, 2006

Baltimore Bashing

So much for those state tourism ads luring people to Baltimore's Inner Harbor and other attractions. The latest television commercial, launched yesterday by the Republican Governors Association, portrays Baltimore in a 30-second tableau of urban decay that declares Maryland's largest...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  October 21, 2006; 10:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Governor  
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Who's Paying for Those Anti-Ehrlich Ads?

The ads began appearing two weeks ago, declaring that Gov. Bob Ehrlich was running Maryland in the same way that President Bush was running America. Those are fighting words in heavily Democratic Maryland, but they weren't coming from Ehrlich's opponent,...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  October 20, 2006; 6:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Governor  
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Choice Words

Hot-button social issues have largely remained a dormant element of the U.S. Senate campaign in Maryland this year, even though the two candidates have sharply divergent views on abortion, gay marriage and the death penalty. . But that's starting...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  October 19, 2006; 6:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Iron Mike on Mike Steele

Boxing champ Iron Mike Tyson spoke out for his friend Michael Steele this week in an interview with The Post. The story is in today's Metro section. Tyson spoke by telephone from a hotel room in Youngstown, Ohio, where he's...

By  |  October 18, 2006; 11:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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"Slavishly" Remark Stirs Steele

House Minority Whip and longtime Maryland congressman Steny H. Hoyer drew criticism from Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele and a black church group yesterday for his description of the Republican Senate candidate as "slavishly" following the GOP. The remarks came...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  October 18, 2006; 4:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Wooing the Black Vote

With three weeks until election day, Maryland candidates are drawing on some high-profile names in a bid to draw support from African-American voters, a key voting bloc. Baltimore Mayor Martin O'Malley, the Democratic challenger for governor, has a new radio...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  October 17, 2006; 6:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (25)
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