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House Speaker Michael Busch to endorse Lt. Gov. Brown

ANNAPOLIS — A spokeswoman for House Speaker Michael Busch says he will be endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown’s bid to be the next governor of Maryland. Alexandra Hughes said the speaker will announce his endorsement on Thursday in Annapolis. Brown, ...

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McClement, Young win Frederick mayoral primaries

FREDERICK — Incumbent Mayor Randy McClement has won Frederick’s Republican primary and Alderwoman Karen Young took the Democratic nomination. Frederick officials say unofficial results with all but absentee ballots counted, McClement took 49 percent of the vote in Tuesday’s Republican ...

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Maryland gubernatorial candidates descend on Ocean City

Several elected officials who fancy themselves a candidate for governor have found an ideal audience in Ocean City this week for the Maryland Municipal League’s annual conference.

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O’Malley criticizes policies of national GOP

WASHINGTON — Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley on Thursday blamed the nation’s economic troubles on “trickle-down politics” advocated for decades by Republicans and on the “disastrous presidency” of George W. Bush. “Trickle-down economics has been an abject failure for 99 percent ...

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Brown formally to announce run for governor

ANNAPOLIS — No Maryland lieutenant governor has ever been elected governor of the state, but Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, who will formally announce his gubernatorial bid Friday, is hoping to make history by becoming the first. Brown, a Democrat, said ...

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House of Delegates prepares to debate offshore wind measure

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland House Economic Matters Committee Chairman Dereck Davis says he expects a rigorous debate and several amendments to be proposed Wednesday when an offshore wind bill that would require utilities to buy renewable energy credits is introduced on ...

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