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Josh Kurtz: Remembering a Friend

Keith Haller was a man about town, in every sense of the term.He knew everyone in the Maryland political orbit – especially in Montgomery...

Frank DeFilippo: The People’s House and a Really Big Deal

The following is adapted from my unpublished manuscript, Shiksa: The Rise and Fall of Marvin Mandel.Whee, the people, have heard very little from the...

Better Ways to Treat Pain Other Than With Opioids

In one key respect Baltimore is the epicenter of the nation’s opioid epidemic, but not in the way you think. Most of us picture...

Dream Team 2018: The Maryland Democratic Party’s New Leaders

On Saturday, I attended the leadership elections for the Maryland Democratic Party, to determine the officers for the next four years. It was one...

Josh Kurtz: What the Heck Just Happened?

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

Frank DeFilippo: Get Ready for Larrymandering

There’s a new political game in town. It’s called Larrymandering. Redistricting is legalized bodysnatching. Most politicians understand this. Both parties play the game. Gov....

Democratic Women Pen Letter Supporting Matthews for State Chair

As Democratic women from across the state of Maryland, we are proud to support Kathleen Matthews for reelection as chair of the Maryland Democratic...

A Portrait of Baltimore County Executive Don Mohler

As Don Mohler approaches the end of his seven months as Baltimore County executive, he has been widely praised for the outstanding job that...

Message to Team 46: Stand Up Against ‘Democrats for Hogan’ Hypocrisy

The members of Team 46, my Democratic representatives in Annapolis, have much to be proud of and many accomplishments. Sen. Bill Ferguson has worked...

Reforming the Maryland Democratic Party

Honest question here: Who is satisfied by the current Maryland Democratic Party’s institutional leadership and strategy? Or, one could ask, is there any leadership...