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Maryland Politics: April 18, 2010 - April 24, 2010

WBAL defends decision to keep Ehrlich on air

"Apparently our little old show here has created quite the controversy." So noted Kendel Ehrlich at the outset of Saturday morning's "Kendel and Bob Show" on Baltimore's WBAL radio, which devoted its entire first segment to a complaint filed by...

By John Wagner  |  April 24, 2010; 4:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (18)
 
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Ali to launch primary challenge for Md. Senate seat in Montgomery

Del. Saqib Ali confirmed Friday that he will try to unseat Sen. Nancy J. King in a Democratic primary for a Maryland Senate seat representing part of Montgomery County. "I'm here to tell you that I'm going to be running...

By John Wagner  |  April 23, 2010; 1:36 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  2010 Elections , John Wagner  | Tags: Maryland, Montgomery County, Montgomery County Maryland, Nancy J. King  
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First Click, Maryland -- Playing up your advantages

Your morning download of Maryland political news Click here to receive First Click in a morning e-mail. Thursday, April 22, 2010: The Agenda In Maryland's still-young race for governor, this week has been notable for the way in which...

By John Wagner  |  April 22, 2010; 6:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  First Click , John Wagner  
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Mikulski to launch re-election bid Friday

Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski (D-Md.) will "officially" kick off her 2010 re-election bid on Friday with a statewide tour that lasts through the weekend, her campaign announced Wednesday. The tour will take Maryland's senior senator to Baltimore and Allegany, Montgomery,...

By John Wagner  |  April 21, 2010; 5:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (14)
Categories:  2010 Elections , John Wagner  | Tags: Barbara Mikulski, Martin O'Malley, United States Senate  
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Ehrlich: University tuition freeze 'hurt higher education'

Former Maryland governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) on Wednesday questioned the wisdom of the state's four-year freeze on public university tuition -- a key initiative of his Democratic successor -- saying it had hindered the system's growth in recent...

By John Wagner  |  April 21, 2010; 1:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  2010 Elections , John Wagner  
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Montgomery commissioner Berliner proposes county carbon tax

Just in time for Earth Day Thursday, Montgomery County council member and longtime energy attorney Roger Berliner (D) is proposing an excise tax on major carbon emitters in the county, a local move meant to spur faster action to address...

By Michael Laris  |  April 21, 2010; 1:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Michael Laris , Montgomery County  | Tags: Carbon dioxide, Electricity, Energy, Environment  
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Ehrlich claims support of Md. GOP lawmakers

The campaign of former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) on Tuesday claimed the endorsements of all 51 Republican members of the Maryland General Assembly. The release of letters bearing the signatures of 14 senators and 37 delegates came just...

By John Wagner  |  April 20, 2010; 3:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  2010 Elections , John Wagner  | Tags: Brian Murphy, Maryland, Republican, Robert Ehrlich  
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Md. Democrats complain that Ehrlich's radio show is an illegal 'infomercial'

The Maryland Democratic Party complained to the state elections board Tuesday that former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s weekly radio show amounts to an "infomercial" that violates campaign-finance rules. Ehrlich (R) and his wife, Kendel, have co-hosted a two-hour show...

By John Wagner  |  April 20, 2010; 3:07 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Tags: Martin O'Malley, Robert Ehrlich, WBAL  
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D.C. region's three leaders agree: Metro needs to be safer

It was sort of like the Three Tenors of Washington politics, the way that the leaders of the Washington metropolitan area's three principal jurisdictions met Tuesday morning in Alexandria, and then appeared in front of cameras and spotlights to harmonize...

By Fredrick Kunkle  |  April 20, 2010; 11:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Tags: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority  
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O'Malley: Police must be investigated "fairly" in taped beating of U-Md. student

Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley seemed caught off guard in a radio interview on Monday when asked to comment on the apparent police beating of an unarmed University of Maryland student that has drawn international attention and led to a civil rights probe by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

By Aaron C. Davis  |  April 19, 2010; 12:29 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis  | Tags: Federal Bureau of Investigation, Gov. Martin O'Malley, Police, Police officer, Prince George, Prince George's County Maryland, University of Maryland, University of Maryland College Park  
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First Click, Maryland -- O'Malley in spotlight

Your morning download of Maryland political news Click here to receive First Click in a morning e-mail. Monday, April 19, 2010: The Agenda It's only Monday morning (and still April, so how much does it matter?) but this is...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  April 19, 2010; 7:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Aaron C. Davis , First Click  
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O'Malley announces 'official' campaign kick-off

He has stockpiled nearly $6 million in the bank, won the endorsements of environmentalists, teachers and firefighters, and already challenged Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) to a debate, but if it wasn't obvious already, Gov. Martin O'Malley is running...

By Aaron C. Davis  |  April 18, 2010; 8:00 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (7)
 
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