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Hogan and Jealous agree to one single televised debate on Sept. 24

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It’s been a predictably heated race between incumbent GOP Gov. Larry Hogan and his Democratic challenger Ben Jealous this summer, as chronicled in the press. But even as their campaigns have thrown barbs at one another over one-off statements and disagreements on ideology, the men have not appeared side-by-side to lob their criticisms and judgments for our viewing pleasure.

Poll: Hogan holds 16-point lead over Jealous

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In the first poll released ahead of the general election in November, Republican Gov. Larry Hogan holds a 16-point lead over his challenger, former NAACP president and venture capitalist Ben Jealous.

Of the 831 registered voters surveyed between Aug. 1-8, 52 percent said they would back Hogan, compared with 36 percent for Jealous, according to the new poll released by Gonzales Research & Media Services. Eleven percent remained undecided, and 1 percent said they would cast a ballot for either Libertarian candidate Shawn Quinn or Green Party candidate Ian Schlakman.

Ben Jealous dropped an F-bomb in Towson today, and everyone is losing it

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Balking at a question from a reporter today about his true political ideology, Democratic gubernatorial nominee Ben Jealous gave a profane answer that left some losing their grip on the puritanical world they apparently inhabit in 2018, and others deeming him entirely unfit to serve in political office.

Poll: Baker still holds a lead in Dem. primary, but there’s room for movement

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker still has the lead in the Democratic primary for governor, but there’s plenty of ground that can be made up by the other candidates, according to the newest Goucher Poll.

Poll: Hogan Holds Advantage in Matchups with Democratic Front-runners

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Gov. Larry Hogan nearly holds a 10-point lead in potential matchups with the top three Democrats looking to unseat him in November, according to a new poll released by Gonzales Research & Media Services.

Poll: Rushern Baker Leads Democratic Field For Governor in ‘Wide-Open’ Race

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Prince George’s County Executive Rushern Baker leads the Democratic field looking to challenge Gov. Larry Hogan in November, according to a new poll released by Gonzales Research & Media Services.

Q&A: Ben Jealous talks universal health care, weed, his progressive roots and more

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Ben Jealous might just be the only gubernatorial candidate for 2018 who could bolster his run by getting handcuffed at the White House.

Bernie Sanders to Stump for Ben Jealous in Baltimore Next Week

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Former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is coming back to Baltimore next week to campaign for Ben Jealous and push his mission of universal health care.

Ben Jealous Attracting Lion’s Share of Endorsements in Democratic Primary

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The Maryland Democratic primary is eight months away, but one gubernatorial candidate has taken a commanding lead of sorts in the race to challenge popular incumbent Gov. Larry Hogan in 2018.

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