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3 Md. Congressmen Push Bill to Remove Robert E. Lee Statue at Antietam

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The campaign against Confederate statues rages on in Maryland, this time out west at a historic Civil War battlefield.

Rep. Jamie Raskin Reverses Course, Will Also Skip Trump’s Swearing-In

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A second Maryland congressman has decided he can’t stomach watching Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremony this Friday.

Rep. Anthony Brown Joins Colleagues Boycotting Trump’s Inauguration

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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.

Van Hollen Wins Senate Race, and Other Md. Congressional Results: Liveblog

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Maryland's new Senate lineup, Courtesy Sen. Ben Cardin
Maryland’s new Senate lineup, Courtesy Sen. Ben Cardin

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.

Anthony Brown is Running for Office Again

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Anthony Brown didn’t get the top job in Annapolis. On to the next campaign…

Blame It on the Rain?

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Hogan beat 16-to-1 odds
Governor-elect Larry Hogan

Plenty of people still feel very “WTF?!” about Republican Larry Hogan’s improbable victory over Democrat Anthony Brown in the Maryland gubernatorial race, making him only the second Republican to govern Maryland in the past 50 years.

Obama Set For Sunday Stop in Maryland

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Anthony Brown is happy to have Obama by his side (via Astute Magazine)
Anthony Brown is happy to have Obama by his side (via Astute Magazine)

(UPDATED 7:10 p.m.) Some Democrats running for office this fall don’t want to be seen with the President, but Anthony Brown is going back for seconds. President Barack Obama is heading to Maryland on Sunday to boost the lieutenant governor’s bid for a promotion.

Gunning for Governor: Anthony Brown takes attacks on Larry Hogan to another level

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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.

Hillary Clinton sends Bill to Md. fundraiser, cites granddaughter

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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.  

Gansler Calls Teen Party Scandal ‘Character Assassination’

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Gansler is the grown-up looking one in the white shirt. Photo via Instagram.
Gansler is the grown-up looking one in the white shirt. Photo via Instagram.

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.

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