Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

Maryland Politics: November 29, 2009 - December 5, 2009

Angelos confirms possible interest in Laurel, slots

As reported in the Sunday editions of The Post, a group led by Baltimore Orioles owner Peter G. Angelos is considering making a bid to buy Laurel Park racetrack with the hope of securing a slot-machine license if plans fall...

By John Wagner  |  December 5, 2009; 8:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

The Fix: Kratovil seat grows more vulnerable

Maryland's 1st Congressional District is moving up on our colleague Chris Cillizza's list of seats most likely to switch parties in 2010. It is now No. 7. Here's what Chris had to say in The Fix on Friday: 7. Maryland's...

By John Wagner  |  December 4, 2009; 6:32 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  2010 Elections  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Edwards speaks

In response to a request for comment on news that she will likely be facing a challenge in next year's Democratic primary, Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) issued a response Friday that made no mention of likely challenger Glenn F. Ivey....

By Anne Bartlett  |  December 4, 2009; 3:40 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  2010 Elections , Jonathan Mummolo , Montgomery County , Prince George's County  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Ivey refusing to draw distinctions with Edwards...for now

(Glenn F. Ivey) Two days after Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn F. Ivey announced he was not running for county executive and instead was setting his sights on challenging Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) for her congressional seat, Ivey...

By Jonathan Mummolo  |  December 4, 2009; 1:41 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  2010 Elections , Jonathan Mummolo , Montgomery County , Prince George's County  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First Click -- Maryland

Your daily download of Maryland's top political news and analysis Friday, December 04, 2009: O'Malley proposes big changes for oyster industry, Mikulski's breast cancer amendment passes, Dixon says she's considering her options, and a Jewish angle to a Democratic primary...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  December 4, 2009; 6:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis , First Click , John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Dixon: "I will continue to do the people's business"

Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon issued the following statement today in the wake of Tuesday's jury verdict finding her guilty on a charge related to misusing gift cards intended for the poor: "I am reflecting on the trial's outcome, talking...

By John Wagner  |  December 3, 2009; 3:52 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Now It's Your Turn: Should Ivey challenge Edwards?

Even veteran Maryland pols were surprised to learn that Glenn Ivey is considering challenging Donna Edwards for her congressional seat. What do you think? Does the Prince George's prosecutor have a chance of unseating his fellow Democrat? Share your thoughts...

By John Wagner  |  December 3, 2009; 8:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  2010 Elections , John Wagner , Your Turn  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First Click -- Maryland

Your daily download of Maryland's top political news and analysis Thursday, December 03, 2009: Md., Va., D.C. want $835 million if U.S. primes pump again As Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) on Wednesday said he believes the federal government should...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  December 3, 2009; 6:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis , First Click , John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

O'Malley remains vice chair of Democratic governors group

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) was chosen on Wednesday by his colleagues in the Democratic Governors Association to continue as the organization's vice chairman. O'Malley was elevated to that post late last year after serving as the DGA's finance chairman...

By John Wagner  |  December 2, 2009; 7:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Governor , John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Another twist in Arundel Mills slots drama: Recusal expected

Anne Arundel County Council member C. Edward Middlebrooks (R-Severn) said Wednesday that he will recuse himself from voting on zoning legislation needed to build a proposed slots casino at Arundel Mills mall. His decision, announced just days before an anticipated...

By John Wagner  |  December 2, 2009; 6:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  John Wagner , Slots  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Glenn Ivey out of county exec's race, looking at U.S. Congress

UPDATE: Prince George's County State's Attorney Glenn F. Ivey confirmed late today that he will not run for county executive, and is setting up an exploratory committee to look into a bid for Congress. ORIGINAL POST: Prince George's County State's...

By Jonathan Mummolo  |  December 2, 2009; 11:39 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  2010 Elections , Jonathan Mummolo  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First Click -- Maryland

Your daily download of Maryland's top political news and analysis Wednesday, December 02, 2009: Dixon verdict among worst-case scenarios; sneak peak suggests O'Malley's vision remains modest for session; Prince George's begins merit pay for teachers, linking cash bonuses to students'...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  December 2, 2009; 8:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis , First Click  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

So far, O'Malley's goals clear, modest for session

Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) appears to have modest goals for when the General Assembly reconvenes next month. With the state facing an estimated $1.8 billion dollar shortfall, he wants bills to: Force lenders to engage in mandatory mediation with homeowners...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  December 1, 2009; 7:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis , General Assembly , Governor  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Now It's Your Turn: Should Mayor Dixon resign?

Baltimore Mayor Sheila Dixon has issued a statement saying her conviction on a charge she took gift cards intended for the poor "does not impact my responsibility to continue serving." Should she resign -- or fight to stay in office?...

By John Wagner  |  December 1, 2009; 4:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  John Wagner , Your Turn  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Lawmaker seeks to ban slots near malls

With the fate of a proposed slots casino at Arundel Mills mall hanging in the balance, a state lawmaker said Tuesday that he will seek legislation prohibiting such facilities near shopping centers. Del. Ron George (R-Anne Arundel) said he has...

By John Wagner  |  December 1, 2009; 3:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  John Wagner , Slots  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

'Sad day' for Baltimore and Dixon, O'Malley says

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) issued a statement following Mayor Sheila Dixon's conviction Tuesday calling it "a sad day for the people of Baltimore and Mayor Dixon personally." Dixon (D), who in 2007 succeeded O'Malley as mayor of Baltimore, was...

By John Wagner  |  December 1, 2009; 1:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  Governor , John Wagner  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Dernoga assumes Pr. George's Council Chairmanship

It's official: Prince George's County Council Vice-Chairman Thomas E. Dernoga (D-Laurel) is now Council Chairman Thomas E. Dernoga. The Prince George's County Council voted unanimously Tuesday morning to confirm Dernoga, who served as chairman in 2006 and is currently running...

By Jonathan Mummolo  |  December 1, 2009; 11:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  2010 Elections , Jonathan Mummolo , Prince George's County  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Budget panel looks back at 'revenue disappointments'

With Maryland facing a $2 billion shortfall in the coming year, a House panel began a day of briefings Tuesday with a sobering look back at how much the current year's budget has shrunk. Warren G. Deschenaux, the legislature's chief...

By John Wagner  |  December 1, 2009; 11:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  John Wagner , Maryland State Budget  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First click -- Maryland

Your daily download of Maryland's top political news and analysis Tuesday, December 01, 2009: House of Delegates holds "retreat" to begin work on state budget woes; health-care advocates push for an increase in state alcohol tax, and environmental groups rally...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  December 1, 2009; 8:52 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis , First Click  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Sources: Dernoga will be next Pr. George's Council Chairman

County Council Vice Chair Thomas E. Dernoga (D-Laurel) will take the gavel as council chairman Tuesday for the second time, according to two sources in the county. Dernoga, who chaired the panel in 2006, has said he is running...

By Jonathan Mummolo  |  November 30, 2009; 3:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Jonathan Mummolo , Prince George's County  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Now It's Your Turn: Can you help with budget cuts?

With a $2 billion shortfall looming, members of the state House and Senate budget committees are holding retreats this week to get a sense of the work that they must tackle in January. What programs would you look to cut?...

By John Wagner  |  November 30, 2009; 12:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  John Wagner , Your Turn  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

First Click -- Maryland

Your daily download of Maryland's top political news and analysis Monday, Nov. 30, 2009: Most state government workers today return from a forced five-day Thanksgiving vacation, thanks to furloughs; the jury in the Sheila Dixon theft trial resumes debate over...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  November 30, 2009; 6:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis , First Click  
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