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Maryland Politics Archive: At the 2008 Conventions

Ehrlich Calls Slots Referendum "Bad Policy"

After spending the better part of his administration and much of his political capital pushing for slot machine gambling, former governor Bob Ehrlich is opposed to the referendum that could finally bring slots to Maryland. On his weekend radio show...

By Phyllis Jordan  |  September 29, 2008; 11:53 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (4)
Categories:  At the 2008 Conventions , Lisa Rein  
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Md. GOP: Fired Up, Ready to Travel

Maryland delegates are leaving the Republican National Convention fired up, but some acknowledged their greatest value in coming weeks could be providing help in states, including Virginia, where polls suggest a closer race. "Three points in Maryland isn't as important...

By Anne Bartlett  |  September 5, 2008; 9:36 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  2008 Elections , At the 2008 Conventions , John Wagner  
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From the Floor: Historic Evening

Sam White is a Maryland alternate delegate to the Republican National Convention, who will be blogging from Minneapolis-St. Paul for Maryland Moment. He is from Odenton in Anne Arundel County. Last night we all gathered in the Xcel Energy...

By Anne Bartlett  |  September 4, 2008; 1:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  2008 Elections , At the 2008 Conventions  
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Huckabee Revs Up Marylanders

The Maryland delegation was treated to a breakfast speech this morning from former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee (R), who, like most others in the room, appeared to still be on a high from last night's speech by GOP vice presidential...

By Anne Bartlett  |  September 4, 2008; 12:23 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  At the 2008 Conventions , John Wagner  
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'Drill, Baby, Drill'

ST. PAUL -- Michael S. Steele, Maryland's former lieutenant governor, fired up the Republican convention Wednesday night with a 10-minute speech that touted Sen. John McCain's character and judgment and suggested he would bring about change on issues important to...

By Anne Bartlett  |  September 4, 2008; 9:47 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  At the 2008 Conventions , John Wagner  
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Md. GOP Trolls for Speaker, Gets a Big Name

Maryland Republicans were without a featured speaker for their breakfast this morning, so delegation leader Don Murphy starting trolling. By 5 a.m., Murphy had arrived at the St. Paul restaurant from which MSNBC's "Morning Joe" is being broadcast this week....

By Anne Bartlett  |  September 3, 2008; 12:11 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  At the 2008 Conventions , John Wagner  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Heavy-hitters Speak to Md. Republicans, Anne Bartlett , September 2, 2008
Md., Va. Delegates Go to the Circus, Anne Bartlett , September 1, 2008
From the Floor: Arrival in Twin Cities, Anne Bartlett , September 1, 2008
Md. GOP Delegate Once Represented Obama, Anne Bartlett , September 1, 2008
Palin Choice Popular in Md. GOP Delegation, Anne Bartlett , September 1, 2008
Md. GOP's Pelura: "We don't need a party", John Wagner , August 31, 2008
From the Floor: In Transit, Anne Bartlett , August 31, 2008
O'Malley Jams with The Govs in Denver, Anne Bartlett , August 28, 2008
Now this is Unity, Rosalind Helderman , August 28, 2008
From the Floor: Voto Latino, Anne Bartlett , August 28, 2008
From the Floor: Iraq Vet Heads to Convention, Anne Bartlett , August 28, 2008
From the Floor: Wednesday Recap, washingtonpost.com , August 27, 2008
Cummings Speaks Tonight at Convention, Anne Bartlett , August 27, 2008
From the Floor: Mile-High Michelle, Anne Bartlett , August 26, 2008
Blue State Delegates Sing The Blues, Tim Craig , August 26, 2008
Clinton Confidante Urges Md. Support for Obama, Anne Bartlett , August 26, 2008
Delegate from Bowie Suffers Stroke, Anne Bartlett , August 26, 2008
O'Malley Claims Biden for Md. Sort Of., Anne Bartlett , August 26, 2008
From the Floor: Motherhood and Music, washingtonpost.com , August 26, 2008
Brown Returning To Md. After Cousin Is Shot, John Wagner , August 25, 2008
Pr. Geo.'s Pols Head to Denver, Anne Bartlett , August 21, 2008
Steele to Speak at GOP Convention, Anne Bartlett , August 20, 2008
 
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