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Sep 26, 2018

Kavanaugh pal has written about own drunken escapades

Mark Judge spent decades mining his recollections and writing books and articles full of semi-confessional details about the suburban Maryland prep school he attended with future Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Now, though, Judge's memory has drawn a blank.

May 21, 2018

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.

Apr 19, 2018

Maryland Democratic gov. candidate releases tax returns

A Maryland Democratic candidate for governor is calling on his opponents to make their income tax returns public after he released six years of his state and federal returns.

Jul 17, 2017

Madaleno announces for Md. governor, rolls out progressive agenda

Billing himself as the only Democrat who can defeat first-term Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr. officially announced his candidacy. With the announcement, made at the Universities at Shady Grove Monday, Madaleno became the sixth Democrat to join the Democratic primary fray. “People know me as a policy expert, sometimes even referring […]

Jun 27, 2017

New Md. law to protect Planned Parenthood funding could be in play

If either of the Republican proposals to overhaul the nation’s health insurance rules become enacted, it would lead to an early use of Maryland’s new law providing funding for Planned Parenthood in the federal government’s place. Both the health insurance plan released by Senate Republicans last week and the bill passed by House Republicans last month would defund […]

May 9, 2017

Madaleno sets eyes on governor’s office as a self-styled progressive

One of the Maryland Senate's fiscal leaders and a vocal liberal critic of Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is planning his own campaign for the top elected spot in the state.

Mar 9, 2017

Md. Sen. Richard Madaleno considering run for governor

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland state Sen. Richard Madaleno says he’s considering running for governor. The Montgomery County Democrat said Wednesday he is giving some thought to running for the Democratic nomination next year to take on Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. He says he believes Maryland needs “an optimistic vision for rebuilding” the state. Madaleno has been […]

Aug 5, 2016

Madaleno, ACLU, teachers union call on Hogan to freeze private schools subsidy

A state senator has joined with the ACLU of Maryland and the state’s largest teachers union in calling on Gov. Larry Hogan to withhold $5 million set aside for private school vouchers in the wake of his decision not to spend $25 million in public school-related expenses. Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr., D-Montgomery and vice […]

Mar 1, 2016

Bill adds ‘teeth’ to Md. campus gun policies, supporters say

School policies generally forbid bringing guns to Maryland’s public colleges and universities, but lawmakers in Annapolis are considering a bill to make that practice the law – and attach a criminal penalty. “It’s much more difficult to change a statute than simply change a policy,” Del. Ben Barnes, D-Anne Arundel and Prince George’s, one of […]

Feb 26, 2016

USM backs revised plan to ban guns on Md. campuses

The University System of Maryland is lending its support to a plan to ban guns and other deadly weapons on the state’s public higher education campuses – so long as some exceptions are protected. Lawmakers are expected to hear the first round of testimony on the proposal – part of a package of gun bills […]

Feb 23, 2016

Md. Senate holds up seven Hogan appointments

ANNAPOLIS — Seven appointees of Gov. Larry Hogan will not be part of a confirmation vote later this week, and some senators say at least some could face lengthy delays. The Senate Executive Nominations Committee voted Monday night to delay the confirmations of seven of the nearly six dozen appointees of Gov. Larry Hogan who […]

Feb 10, 2016

Legislation would ban guns on Md. public college campuses

ANNAPOLIS – A package of bills aimed at preventing gun violence includes a measure that would ban firearms from the campuses of the state’s public colleges and universities. The proposal, sponsored by Sen. Richard S. Madaleno Jr., D-Montgomery, includes exceptions for both on-duty and off-duty law enforcement officers and school security guards. “None of us […]

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