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Tag Archives: 6th U.S. Congressional District

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 ...

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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 ...

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Bartlett survives GOP primary challenge, will face Delaney in fall

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett defeated seven Republican primary challengers Tuesday and will face Democratic businessman John Delaney in the fall in what is expected to be a hotly contested House race. Preliminary election results show Bartlett with 44 ...

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6th District brawl main event in House races

WASHINGTON — Candidates in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District focused their last-minute campaigning mainly on Montgomery and Frederick counties Tuesday as voters went to the polls to choose their parties’ nominees. The western Maryland district, a longtime GOP stronghold, was drastically ...

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Hoyer endorses Garagiola in U.S. House race

GERMANTOWN — State Sen. Rob Garagiola is getting support in his congressional campaign from Maryland’s highest-ranking Democratic U.S. House member. Rep. Steny Hoyer said Wednesday he’s endorsing his fellow Democrat in the 6th District race because Garagiola is a fighter ...

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Senate moves to exempt Maryland family farms from estate tax

A bipartisan group of Senate leaders is backing legislation that would exempt family farms from Maryland’s estate tax. “When someone who owns a farm passes, so often the farm is lost to congestion, to sprawl,” said Senate President Thomas V. ...

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Brinkley says he’ll run for Congress

FREDERICK — State Sen. David Brinkley says he’ll run for Congress. The Frederick County Republican scheduled a Wednesday afternoon news conference in Frederick to formally announce his intentions regarding the 6th District U.S. House seat held by fellow Republican Roscoe ...

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Bartlett steps up fundraising for House race

FREDERICK — U.S. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett says he’s stepping up fundraising for a re-election bid now that a court has dismissed a challenge to the redistricting map that made Maryland’s 6th Congressional District more competitive. The 10-term Republican incumbent told ...

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