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Why O’Malley Can’t Become President

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

We all know that Governor O’Malley has been a horrible Governor for the state of Maryland. But even ardent followers of Martin’s shortcomings might have forgotten a couple of items on Blair Lee’s list. Check out his article from today in the Gazette. And while you are at it, think about whether or not you think O’Malleys deputy Anthony Brown deserves a promotion to Governor.

Martin O’Malley is running for president. He’s handsome (never takes a bad photo), sings and plays the guitar, oozes Irish charm and sports a solid liberal record appealing to most Democrats: gun control, death penalty repeal, gay marriage, minimum wage increase, aid to illegals, decriminalized pot, environmental regulations, fracking moratorium. He even gerrymandered a Republican out of Congress and chaired the Democratic Governors Conference.

He’s already campaigned in two dozen states including…

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Larry Hogan to Face Anthony Brown: Hogan Comes Out Swinging

Wednesday, June 25th, 2014

Larry Hogan won the Maryland Republican Party’s nomination for Governor last night. Anthony Brown also secured his party’s nomination for Governor on the Democratic side. And as the digital ink is barely dry on the primary ballots, the Hogan Rutherford team has already come out swinging in a stinging new YouTube ad.

Governor O’Malley put his Lt. Governor in charge of Maryland’s rollout of the Affordable Care Act. Unfortunately after spending anywhere from $125-175 Million on the website, they decided that it wasn’t fixable and the scrapped it. This new ad puts Brown on blast for his failure of leadership over this massive waste of Maryland taxpayer dollars.

2016 Elections

Primary - 4/5/2016
General - 11/8/2016

Races to Watch

U.S. Senate

Barbara Mikulski (D) is retiring.

Top (D) Candidates
Donna Edwards
Chris Van Hollen

All 8 House Seats are up for election.

Current Representatives
1st - Andy Harris (R)

2nd - Dutch Reppersberger (D)

3rd - John Sarbanes (D)
Top candidates Dr. Mark Plaster (R).

4th - Donna Edwards (D) - running for Senate
Top candidates Anthony Brown (D), Glenn Ivey (D), George McDermott (?)

5th - Steny Hoyer (D)

6th - John Delaney (D) - may run for Senate
Top (R) candidates David Vogt (R), Kathy Afzali (R), Neil Parrott (R), Mike McKay (R).

7th - Elijah Cummings (D) - may run for Senate
Top candidates Calvin Ball (D), Corrogan Vaughn (R).

8th - Chris Van Hollen (D) - running for Senate
Top (D) candidates Kumar Barve, Valerie Ervin, Kathleen Mattews, Jamie Raskin
Top (R) candidates Frank Howard - potential