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Maryland Politics: January 6, 2008 - January 12, 2008

In Memory of Gwendolyn Britt

News came early this morning that Prince George's County Sen. Gwendolyn T. Britt, 66, died after being rushed to a hospital of an apparent stroke or heart attack. The death of the civil rights and community activist shocked colleagues who...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  January 12, 2008; 1:09 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Key Figures on the Legislative Front Lines

Here are some players to watch with Maryland's General Assembly begining its 90-day annual session this week: Civil Rights Activist: Sen. Gwendolyn T. Britt Go-To Guy: Joseph C. Bryce Energy Point Man: Del. Dereck E. Davis Legal Gatekeeper: Sen. Brian...

By Washington Post Editors  |  January 10, 2008; 4:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  General Assembly  
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Local Leaders Outline Legislative Priorities

Maryland's three largest jurisdictions -- Montgomery and Prince George's counties and Baltimore -- addressed their legislative priorities yesterday as the General Assembly convened for its 90-day legislative session. Montgomery County's top priority is securing additional education and transportation funding. County...

By Anne Bartlett  |  January 10, 2008; 9:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  General Assembly  
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Online Voters Guide

For an online voter's guide to the candidates in Maryland's Feb. 12 primary election, click here....

By Anne Bartlett  |  January 9, 2008; 4:38 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Miller: Grasmick Won't Serve Another Term

Hours before the start of the 2008 session of the Maryland General Assembly, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. predicted that the embattled state schools superintendent would not survive to serve another term. "Nancy Grasmick is not going to...

By Anne Bartlett  |  January 9, 2008; 9:23 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
Categories:  John Wagner  
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Edwards Protests Wynn Fundraiser

For the kind of campaign she is trying to run, Congressional candidate Donna F. Edwards could hardly have scripted this morning's event better. Five weeks before she takes on eight-term U.S. Rep. Albert R. Wynn (D-Md.) in the Democratic primary...

By Rosalind Helderman  |  January 8, 2008; 12:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Rosalind Helderman  
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A Memorable Endorsement

Can't quite remember who you're supporting for president of the United States? You're not alone. Last month, the Maryland campaign of Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) sent out a long list of state politicians who had decided to back his bid...

By Rosalind Helderman  |  January 8, 2008; 8:29 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Rosalind Helderman  
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Coming Up In Maryland Politics

Coming up this week in Maryland politics: STATE GOVERNMENT The General Assembly convenes at noon Wednesday in Annapolis for its 90-day session. For an overview of likely issues, see this storyby Lisa Rein and John Wagner. MONTGOMERY COUNTY County Executive...

By Anne Bartlett  |  January 7, 2008; 5:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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