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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.

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Understandably, the news that author and activist Wes Moore is taking a serious look at running for governor created lots of buzz last week….

I don’t remember exactly where and when I first met Jamie Raskin, but it had to have been in 1998, when his good friend…

The spirit of Mitch McConnell and ALEC, a Koch brothers organization, is present in the Maryland State House ― and  some Democrats are OK…

Well, we’ve had time to read through and absorb the latest round of state campaign finance reports, and here’s our big takeaway: State Comptroller…

Editor’s note: Between now and Jan. 3, we’re re-running 12 great articles that appeared in Maryland Matters in 2020, in chronological order. On Jan….

It’s sometimes said in politics that if you go far enough left on the political spectrum or far enough right on the political spectrum,…

In 2002, the late Wayne K. Curry, the first Black Prince George’s County executive, dipped into his campaign treasury to hire a well-known national…

He’s not on the Election Day ballot. He pretty much threw away his presidential vote when he announced that he was writing in Ronald…

Progressive groups and their Democratic allies are necessarily focused on the week between now and Election Day. And they’re understandably worried about what happens…

This should be a golden moment for Marilyn and Nick Mosby, Baltimore City’s very own power/glamour couple. Nick Mosby, a state delegate, is about…