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Jan 28, 2022

Protected: Potential Cox candidacy complicates GOP picture for Maryland governor race

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House Minority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., joined by House Republican Conference Chair Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., left, Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., and members of the GOP Doctors Caucus, speaks during a news conference about the Delta variant of COVID-19 and the origin of the virus, at the Capitol in Washington on July 22, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Jul 23, 2021

GOP vaccine push comes with strong words, few actions

Republican politicians are under increasing pressure to speak out to persuade COVID-19 vaccine skeptics to take the shots. But experts warn it may be too late.

Jun 30, 2021

Potential Cox candidacy complicates GOP picture for Maryland governor race

Maryland Republicans hoping for an unprecedented third consecutive term controlling the governor's mansion will have to contend with the potential for a deeply divisive primary.

Aug 19, 2014

Fundraiser fired by national GOP to work for Hogan

The Maryland Republican Party has hired a fundraiser who was fired by the national party for authorizing payment for young donors to attend a bondage-themed nightclub.

Jul 30, 2014

GOP blocks tax hike on firms moving overseas

Republican senators blocked an election-year bill Wednesday to limit tax breaks for U.S. companies that move operations overseas.

Jun 11, 2014

Last forum for GOP candidates for governor set

Maryland's Republican candidates for governor are scheduled to meet for a final televised forum before the primary on June 24.

Feb 24, 2014

GOP seizes on state woes to highlight health care

House Republicans intent on highlighting the woes of President Barack Obama's health care law need to look no further than their own back yards, some of which are traditionally liberal strongholds.

Feb 18, 2014

GOP candidate offers to draw down income taxes … to zero

Maryland residents could end up paying no state income taxes under a plan proposed by one Republican candidate for governor.

Nov 19, 2013

Reid: Senate may change rules to avoid GOP’s blocking

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that he’s considering changing his chamber’s rules to make it harder for minority Republicans to block President Barack Obama’s nominations, a warning shot that suggested Democrats might soon use their power in the chamber to end a long-simmering partisan dispute. “I’m at the point where we […]

Nov 12, 2013

GOP blocks key Obama court nominee in Senate vote

WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans blocked another of President Barack Obama’s picks for one of the nation’s top courts on Tuesday, the latest skirmish in a nominations battle that has intensified partisan tensions in the chamber. Tuesday’s near-party line vote derailed Obama’s selection of Georgetown University law professor Cornelia Pillard to fill one of three vacancies […]

Nov 7, 2013

Md. GOP sponsored robocall about Frederick Co. Dem

FREDERICK — The Maryland Republican Party says it sponsored a robocall targeting a Democratic candidate for the Frederick County Board of Aldermen. The Frederick News-Post reports that the calls programmed to reach 10,000 home the night before Tuesday’s election urged people not to vote for former Alderwoman Donna Kuzemchak, saying she had unpaid personal property […]

Nov 5, 2013

Gay rights bill advances in Senate with little word from GOP

WASHINGTON — Invoking the Declaration of Independence, proponents of a bill that would outlaw discrimination against gays in the workplace argued on Tuesday that the measure is rooted in fundamental fairness for all Americans. Republican opponents of the measure were largely silent, neither addressing the issue on the second day of Senate debate nor commenting […]

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