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Md. GOP urges 'no' vote on same-sex marriage

The Maryland Republican Party has stepped up its lobbying efforts on the biggest social issue of the legislative session -- same-sex marriage -- as the full Senate prepares to begin debate next week.

By John Wagner  | February 19, 2011; 3:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (29)
Categories:  General Assembly, John Wagner, Republican Party, Same-Sex Marriage  
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GOP senator announces support for Md. same-sex marriage bill

Sen. Allan H. Kittleman (R-Howard) formally announced his support Wednesday morning for legislation that would allow same-sex marriages in Maryland, saying he would vote for the bill "because of my firm belief in equal rights."

By John Wagner  | February 2, 2011; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (10)
Categories:  General Assembly, John Wagner, Republican Party, Same-Sex Marriage  
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Md. Senate GOP revamps caucus leadership

Senate Republicans in Maryland overhauled their leadership team on Friday, installing a pair of more conservative senators to lead the caucus at the close of the session's second week.

By John Wagner  | January 21, 2011; 6:43 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  General Assembly, John Wagner, Republican Party  
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McDonnell to attend O'Malley's inauguration

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) will head north Wednesday to attend the inauguration of Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) in Annapolis.

By Washington Post Editors  | January 14, 2011; 1:48 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Governor, Republican Party  
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Steele, Ehrlich pay tribute to departing Md. GOP chair

About 450 Marylanders -- including Republican National Committee Chairman Michael S. Steele and former governor Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. (R) -- turned out Thursday night to pay tribute to departing state party chairwoman Audrey E. Scott, according to event organizers.

By John Wagner  | December 3, 2010; 3:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Two drop out of race for Md. GOP chairman

Two previously announced contenders for chairman of the Maryland Republican Party -- Eric Wargotz and Andrew Langer -- have dropped out of the crowded field with a week to go before the party makes its choice.

By John Wagner  | December 3, 2010; 10:46 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Two more confirm interest in Md. GOP chairmanship, John Wagner , November 19, 2010
Carmen Amedori looking at Md. GOP chairmanship, John Wagner , November 18, 2010
Wargotz considering bid for Md. GOP chairman, John Wagner , November 17, 2010
Hogan won't seek Md. GOP chairmanship, John Wagner , November 16, 2010
Mary Kane in running for Md. GOP chairmanship, John Wagner , November 15, 2010
Ehrlich courts Md. farmers, horse industry, Fredrick Kunkle , October 4, 2010
Md. Del. D. Page Elmore dies, Chris Stanford , June 26, 2010
Rival blasts Md. GOP for backing Ehrlich, John Wagner , May 19, 2010
Ehrlich kicks off bid for governor with small business pledge, Washington Post Editors , April 7, 2010
It's Official: Ehrlich plans rematch with O'Malley, Washington Post Editors , March 30, 2010
Republicans join open government push, John Wagner , January 19, 2010
Ehrlich sees difficult rematch vs. O'Malley, but wife is eager, Christopher Dean Hopkins , November 17, 2009
Md. GOP picks Scott to guide cash-strapped party, John Wagner , November 14, 2009
GOP governor hopefuls on display this weekend, John Wagner , November 11, 2009
Cavey out of running for Md. GOP chairman, John Wagner , October 27, 2009
Audrey Scott Vying for Md. GOP Chair , John Wagner , October 8, 2009
For Gilchrest, It's No Political Wilderness, Christopher Dean Hopkins , September 29, 2009
Pelura Says Groundwork Laid for Md. GOP, John Wagner , September 17, 2009
List of Potential Pelura Successors Grows, John Wagner , September 15, 2009
GOP Legislators Reject Pelura's Push for 'Contract With Maryland', Christopher Dean Hopkins , August 12, 2009
 
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