Maryland Governor http://delmarvapublicradio.net en MD Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Tonight http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/md-gubernatorial-candidates-debate-tonight <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Candidates in Mryalnd's Democratic primary are scheduled to debate at the University of Maryland.</p><p>The debate Wednesday evening will be held in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park.</p><p>Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler, and Del. Heather Mizeur are scheduled to participate.</p><p>The debate will focus on the state's economy. It's expected to include discussion about job creation, education and transportation and transit challenges facing the state.</p><p>Maryland's primary is June 24.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 13:05:57 +0000 Don Rush 53836 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net MD Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Tonight Progressive Group Endorses Heather Mizeur In MD Governor's Race http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/progressive-group-endorses-heather-mizeur-md-governors-race <p>ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Democracy for America, a national organization for progressive politics, is endorsing Del. Heather Mizeur's bid for Maryland governor.</p><p>Howard Dean, the former governor of Vermont, founded the organization in 2004. This is the organization's first gubernatorial endorsement for the 2014 political cycle.</p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 12:22:16 +0000 Don Rush 50667 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Progressive Group Endorses Heather Mizeur In MD Governor's Race Heather Mizeur Gets Nod From Two Women's Groups http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/heather-mizeur-gets-nod-two-womens-groups <p>TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) - Two women's groups are endorsing Delegate Heather Mizeur in her bid for the Democratic nomination for governor.</p><p>The <a href="http://wapo.st/1cfJsXk">Washington Post</a> reports that the Maryland chapter of the National Organization for Women and the national group Feminist Majority endorsed Mizeur on Monday.</p><p>Mizeur, the only woman at the top of a gubernatorial ticket for governor in Maryland this year, has already won an endorsement from EMILY's List, a national organization known for helping female pro-abortion rights candidates raise money.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:28:13 +0000 Don Rush 47661 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Heather Mizeur Gets Nod From Two Women's Groups Top MD Democrat Endorses Brown Bid for Governor http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/top-md-democrat-endorses-brown-bid-governor <p>SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown to be the next governor of Maryland.</p><p>At a campaign rally Sunday in Silver Spring, Mikulski announced her support for Brown, a Democrat, and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman for lieutenant governor.</p><p>Mikulski cited her work with Brown to improve health care, reduce domestic violence and to spur job creation. In a statement released by the campaign, Mikulski says Brown is honorable, patriotic and willing to tackle tough issues.</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:53:10 +0000 Don Rush 41644 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Top MD Democrat Endorses Brown Bid for Governor Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Brings In Obama Campaign Heavy-Weight http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/lt-gov-anthony-brown-brings-obama-campaign-heavy-weight <p>LARGO, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is holding a campaign event with President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign manager.</p><p>Brown has scheduled the event with Jim Messina in Largo on Monday.</p><p>Brown is expected to discuss his campaign to be Maryland's next governor.</p><p>Brown has been lieutenant governor since 2007.</p><p>Maryland's primary is nearly a year away in June.</p> Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:43:33 +0000 Don Rush 37281 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Brings In Obama Campaign Heavy-Weight