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Founding Editor Josh Kurtz is a veteran chronicler of Maryland politics and government. He began covering the State House in 1995 for The Gazette newspapers, and has been writing about state and local politics ever since. He was an editor at Roll Call, the Capitol Hill newspaper, for eight years, and for eight years was the editor of E&E Daily, which covers energy and environmental policy on Capitol Hill. For 6 1/2 years Kurtz wrote a weekly column on state politics for Center Maryland and has written for several other Maryland publications as well. Kurtz regularly gives speeches and appears on TV and radio shows to discuss Maryland politics.

The Maryland Democratic Establishment has taken it on the chin quite a few times in the last few months. There was Benjamin T. Jealous’…

Now, more than ever, Maryland politics is at an inflection point. Every election is a change election – even in a state like Maryland,…

Winners: Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and his team. What can you say? The man has a pitch-perfect political antenna and his team…

In his 50-year political career, Congressman Steny H. Hoyer (D) has rarely had to sweat an election. Since entering Congress in 1981, his one…

Halloween just passed, so it’s fair to ask: Is state Comptroller Peter V.R. Franchot (D) merely masquerading as a Democrat? Franchot’s third term as…

This is an Ike Leggett story. Not THE Ike Leggett story. There will be time for that, as Leggett, the Montgomery County executive, an…

What the hell is going on in Maryland? For that matter, what the hell is going on in this country? Suddenly there is Republican…

Since the Democratic primary, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s campaign has trotted out the names of dozens of Democrats who have decided to cross…

The “Drive for Five” runs through Hogan Country. But whether Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) and his fellow Republicans reach their final destination…

So here we are, hours away from an electrifying and potentially history-altering Capitol Hill hearing on sexual assault, and still #MeToo is roiling Annapolis….