The campaign against Confederate statues rages on in Maryland, this time out west at a historic Civil War battlefield.
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A second Maryland congressman has decided he can’t stomach watching Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony this Friday.
Anthony Brown of Maryland’s 4th congressional district has added himself to a list of dozens of lawmakers who refuse to be present when Donald Trump officially becomes president.
Maryland voters turned out in high volume for today’s general election. While much of the focus was on their pick for the nation’s 45th president, plenty of others were waiting to see who will represent the state in Congress. We have your results here.
Even though he likes to glad-hand with Bill Clinton in public, Anthony Brown has been quietly sliding plenty of attack ads into the Maryland governor’s race. On Friday, the lieutenant governor’s campaign came out all guns blazing. With giant assault rifles, Brown looks to show that Hogan opposes gun control measures. He’s also taking the mudslinging to another level.
High-rolling Dem donors of Maryland who were hoping to bend the ear of could-be presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton tonight will have to settle for Bubba. According to the Baltimore Sun, the Clintons made a last-second decision to have former president Bill Clinton headline a fundraiser for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown in place of his wife. Hillary chalked up the cancellation to the old “spending more time with her family.” This time, however, she really means it. Really.
Why did a picture of Maryland Attorney General (and gubernatorial hopeful) Douglas F. Gansler at a wild teenage party make national news? Well, according to Gansler, “[T]here are definitely people who don’t want me to become governor, and you have to sort of ask yourself why that would be.”
But there’s a problem with the persecution-complex defense. Whoever you are, whatever office you’re running for, there will be people who don’t want you to win. (It’s kind of the nature of an election: you face one or several opponents.) It’s not enough to avoid owning up to a scandalous moment in which you not only tacitly condoned underage drinking, but essentially facilitated it.