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Maryland Politics: December 27, 2009 - January 2, 2010

Shank announces he's challenging Munson

Maryland House Minority Whip Christopher B. Shank (R-Washington) announced Thursday night that he will give up his seat to mount a primary challenge against Sen. Donald F. Munson (R-Washington) in what promises to be a spirited ideological and generational contest....

By John Wagner  |  January 1, 2010; 8:12 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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First Click -- Maryland

Your daily download of Maryland's top political news and analysis Thursday, December 31, 2009: Bay backers question the EPA's toughness, some jockeying takes place in the governor's race, and sunshine peeks out in Annapolis EPA not tough enough, Bay backers...

By John Wagner  |  December 31, 2009; 6:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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O'Malley: Help me beat Ehrlich (if he runs)

Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) plays up the prospect of a rematch with former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) in a new fundraising solicitation seeking contributions before the legislative session starts next month. Ehrlich has yet to say whether he's...

By John Wagner  |  December 30, 2009; 5:35 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Md. Dems plan move to Rams Head Tavern

Come next month, people looking for the headquarters of the Maryland Democrats could find a party of another sort: The staff is about to move into office space that is part of the historic Rams Head Tavern in Annapolis. The...

By John Wagner  |  December 30, 2009; 5:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
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Competing good government bills on the way

When Maryland's General Assembly convenes next month, lawmakers will have to weigh competing good government bills authored by two Montgomery County delegates. Del. Heather R. Mizeur (D-Takoma Park) has teamed up with Common Cause Maryland on a bill she says...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  December 30, 2009; 12:55 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
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Owings confirms bid for governor on Facebook

Truth be told, George W. Owings III did not leave too much doubt in recent media interviews about what he plans to announce next week. But what little suspense remained is now gone. Owings, who had declined to confirm his...

By John Wagner  |  December 30, 2009; 10:17 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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First Click -- Maryland

Your daily download of Maryland's top political news and analysis Wednesday, December 30, 2009: Gansler seeks to push off ballot appearances for Circuit Court judges, new local laws are on the way, and the Obama administration tries to get tougher...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  December 30, 2009; 6:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Storm delivers blow to Prince George's budget

UPDATE: Prince George's Department of Transportation and Public Works spokeswoman Susan Hubbard has since corrected earlier figures provided about the snow removal budget. She now says that the county's budget for this winter was $1.9 million, and that about $2.6...

By Jonathan Mummolo  |  December 29, 2009; 2:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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First Click -- Maryland

Your daily download of Maryland's top political news and analysis Tuesday, December 29, 2009: Owings nears the starting gate, home values plunge and more questions are raised about how Marylanders will vote Top News: Owings poised to challenge O'Malley for...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  December 29, 2009; 6:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Owings poised to challenge O'Malley in primary

George W. Owings III, a former state secretary of veterans affairs and former legislator from Southern Maryland, appears poised to formally announce a Democratic primary challenge to Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) next week. Owings, a Democrat who served in the...

By John Wagner  |  December 28, 2009; 10:13 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
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First Click -- Maryland

Your daily download of Maryland's top political news and analysis Monday, December 28, 2009: Holiday Weekend Roundup For those who did not spend the holiday weekend scouring the Internet for Maryland political news (and we hope that was most of...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  December 28, 2009; 6:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Cordish dismisses critics of casino timing

Now that zoning has been secured, how long will it take to open a planned slots casino at Arundel Mills mall? Developer David Cordish said in an interview that Maryland's largest casino is still on track for a late 2011...

By John Wagner  |  December 27, 2009; 10:18 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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