6th U.S. Congressional District

Dec 14, 2013

Bongino serves GOP ‘with divorce papers’

In a open message to the party posted on Facebook, Bongino criticizes establishment Republicans for selling out party principles.

Nov 5, 2012

Eye Opener: One more day of campaigning

Just one day until voters in Maryland will help decide the nation's next president and a slew of local ballot initiatives, the campaigning continues.

Oct 29, 2012

Eye Opener: Long lines for early voting

A few government and politics headlines for Monday.

Oct 23, 2012

Eye Opener: Early voting starts Saturday

A few government and politics headlines for Tuesday morning.

Oct 15, 2012

Baltimore County opposition group says more than 86,000 signatures collected

A group opposing two recent zoning decisions in Baltimore County said it has turned in more than 86,000 signatures in an effort to place the zoning maps before county voters in a referendum in November 2014.

Sep 25, 2012

Md. Dems seek U.S. ethics probe of Bartlett, Mooney

HAGERSTOWN — The Maryland Democratic Party is seeking a congressional ethics investigation of Rep. Roscoe Bartlett’s employment of state Republican Party chairman Alex Mooney while Mooney was also a candidate for the Maryland Republican’s seat. Democratic Party Executive Director David Sloan said Tuesday that the arrangement violated House ethics rules. Sloan also says Bartlett may [[...]

Sep 21, 2012

Md. GOP chair Mooney drops House bid, keeps Bartlett job

WASHINGTON — The Maryland Republican Party chairman apparently erred by working for Rep. Roscoe Bartlett while simultaneously being a candidate for Bartlett’s seat. The Washington Post reports that Alex Mooney dropped his candidacy for 2014 in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District after the newspaper contacted Bartlett’s office. Payroll records show Mooney has been on Bartlett&[...]

Sep 6, 2012

Eye Opener: Leopold, DNC and more

Here's a few government headlines as we draw toward President Barack Obama's acceptance of the Democratic nomination for president.

Jul 16, 2012

Eye Opener: Special session decision this week?

Gov. Martin O’Malley is holding the first of two important meetings today, the results of which may answer a question that’s been asked for months: Will Maryland expand its casino program? Here’s some other headlines: The Washington Post reports on possible gambling compromises that could lead to the calling of a special session. POLITICO profiles […]

Jun 12, 2012

Eye Opener: Gambling work group to get consultant’s report

The work group considering an expansion of gambling in Maryland will receive the results of a study conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers Tuesday morning. Members of the work group said the study, which is examining the viability of adding a sixth casino and legalizing table games, will go a long way toward helping them decide whether to […]

Jun 8, 2012

Eye Opener: Same-sex marriage law appears ready for referendum

More than 20,000 people have apparently visited the new Maryland Live! casino in its first two days of operation, pumping money into slot machines. But, with traffic still snared on surrounding roadways, getting there may be the bigger gamble right now. Here’s a few non-casino stories around the Web today: The Daily Record continues to report […]

May 31, 2012

Eye Opener: Legislature forms Pit Bull task force

In The Daily Record today, read about state and local officials threatening to shut down East Baltimore Development Inc. Meanwhile, in Montgomery County, a pair of neighboring cities are in a battle to attract business to their jurisdictions. Here’s a few other headlines pulled from the Web: The Associated Press reports that an audit found supervisory […]

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