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Candidates trade barbs amid the crabs and hush puppies at Tawes

Like salmon swimming upstream to spawn and swallows returning to San Juan Capistrano, July in Maryland for some means the J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake, a migration to a far-flung edge of the map for what some call the "midsummer classic" of state politics.

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Ben Jealous captures Md. Democratic gubernatorial nomination

Former NAACP President Ben Jealous won the Maryland Democratic nomination for governor on Tuesday, giving him a shot at becoming the state’s first black governor and setting up a battle between the progressive candidate and a popular Republican incumbent. Jealous ...

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Maryland Democratic primary has 2 black candidates leading

With two leading candidates who have a shot at becoming Maryland's first black governor, the crowded Democratic gubernatorial primary reflects the state's changing demographics and the party's efforts to harness the energy of an increasingly diverse electorate around the country.

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Democrats challenging Hogan introduce themselves to voters in 1st debate

Democrats vying to challenge Gov. Larry Hogan in November gathered in Baltimore on Monday looking to make their case and differentiate themselves from a large field or introduce themselves to voters for the first time.

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