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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.

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…

It took 38 minutes to ride my bicycle from home to a news conference in front of the Dennis Avenue Health Center in Silver…

The pressure on General Assembly leaders to schedule a special legislative session is mounting. The public calls for a special session come fast and…

That was sneaky of state Sen. Clarence K. Lam (D-Howard)  to bring Steve Crim into the conversation. Lam, a frequent critic of Hogan administration…

I have stared COVID-19 right in the face. I have seen the contagion pass from one person to the next. That’s an apocalyptic way…

The secret sauce of Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr.’s political success as a Republican in Democratic Maryland, in the age of Donald Trump and…

Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) has always had an unmatched sense for knowing just where the Maryland electorate is and how to position…

In Wisconsin last month, voters lined up for hours, risking COVID-19 contagion and worse, to elect a member of the state Supreme Court. The…