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Guest Commentary: Trump’s Forgotten What He Learned in Business School

By David TronePresident Trump recently reminded us that he was a “nice student” at an Ivy League school. He’s referring to his tenure at...

District 47: It’s Complicated

By Josh KurtzWhen state Sen. Victor Ramirez (D) decided to run for Prince George’s County state’s attorney rather than seek a third term, it...

Legislature Looks Close to Home for New Staff Director

When Warren Deschenaux, the Maryland General Assembly’s veteran fiscal guru and top staffer, announced earlier this year that he planned to retire, legislative leaders...

Thursday’s Dem Debate: The View from the Stage

By Josh KurtzIt’s funny, when you moderate a political debate and then read about it.As I write this, I’ve read four stories about Thursday...

Dems Hit Hogan at Montgomery Co. Forum, Seek More Funding for Metro, Schools

The Democrats running for governor in Maryland are largely united in their disdain for Republican incumbent Larry Hogan, their belief that more money is...

‘Flawed’ Candidate Moore Was Destined to Lose, Hogan Says

One day after Roy Moore's flameout in the Alabama special Senate election, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) said the outcome was no surprise.Talking to...

Meet the New Maryland Association of Counties Board of Directors

The Maryland Association of Counties installed its new board of directors last week at the organization’s annual winter meeting in Cambridge. Gov. Larry Hogan...

Alabama: A Feather in Chris Van Hollen’s Cap

It’s easy to forget in Maryland that our junior U.S. senator, Chris Van Hollen, is chairman of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee.Van Hollen had...

Meet Gov. Hogan’s Ambassador to the Environmental World

It’s a rare day that Maryland Environment Secretary Ben Grumbles finds himself happy to be around garbage, but this was one of those days.The...

Maryland Matters Editor to Moderate Democratic Candidate Forum This Week

One of the biggest political schmoozefests of the year is taking place this Thursday, and we’re pleased to report that Maryland Matters will play...