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10:31 am
Wed October 1, 2014

Democratic Candidate for MD AG on the Issues

State Senator Brian Frosh (D-Md)
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While most of the attention of the election in Maryland has focused on the governor's race, state Senator Brian Frosh scored an upset in his bid for the Democratic party's nomination for Attorney General, coming back from single digits in the polls. As the general election approaches, Delmarva Public Radio's Don Rush sat down with Frosh during his visit to the Eastern Shore this week to talk about the campaign and the issues.

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12:34 pm
Tue September 23, 2014

Sudden Death of Rising Star in Delaware AG's Office


WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A young, pregnant prosecutor described as a rising star at the Delaware Attorney General's Office has died unexpectedly.

A spokesman for the Attorney General's Office said Tuesday that 33-year-old Deputy Attorney General Sarita Wright died Sunday.

The Cecil County Sheriff's Office says paramedics responded to Wright's Elkton, Maryland home after getting a call about someone having a heart attack. Paramedics weren't able to revive Wright.

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7:48 am
Mon June 23, 2014

Delaware GOP Chooses Attorney General Candidate

Ted Kitila
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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - Delaware Republicans say they have found a candidate to run for attorney general as Beau Biden plans to leave the office.

Ted Kittila, a corporate lawyer in Wilmington, says he plans to challenge Lt. Gov. Matt Denn this November to fill the vacancy. He met with Republicans in the state House and Senate to announce his candidacy last week. Kittila has not yet formally filed paperwork to run.

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9:48 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Colm Connolly Will Not Seek Delaware A.G. Office

Colm Connolly

DOVER, Del. (AP) - Former federal prosecutor Colm Connolly says he will not seek the GOP nomination for attorney general.

Connolly told WDEL ( Wednesday that his oldest child is in college and his three other children will be in high school next year. Connolly, who is in private practice, says it just isn't the right time.

Attorney General Beau Biden, a Democrat, announced last month that he would not seek a third term and instead focus on a run for governor in 2016.

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12:27 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Lt. Gov. Matt Denn Jumps into Delaware A.G. Race

Lt. Gov. Matt Denn
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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Delaware Lt. Gov. Matt Denn says he will seek the attorney general's office.

Denn announced Monday that he has filed with the state elections commissioner to be a Democratic candidate in the race this year.

The announcement comes just days after Attorney General Beau Biden announced he would not seek a third term and instead focus on a run for governor in 2016.

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11:06 am
Thu April 17, 2014

Delaware A-G Sued by Employees In Overtime Dispute

Attorney General Beau Biden (D-De)
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DOVER, Del. (AP) - Three men who worked as detectives in the Delaware attorney general's office have filed a lawsuit claiming that the justice agency and Attorney General Beau Biden have refused to pay them overtime.

Robert Durnan, Gerald Christian and Mark Forbes also allege in a federal lawsuit filed Monday that they were subjected to retaliatory reassignments or duty restrictions last year after their attorney sought payment for overtime accrued since November 2010. Payroll records show no overtime payments to the men in that period.

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8:35 am
Tue August 20, 2013

Endorsements For Frosh Attorney General Campaign

State Senate Brian Frosh (D-Montgomery County)
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - State Sen. Brian Frosh is announcing endorsements for his bid to be Maryland's attorney general by two people who had the job over a 28-year period.

Frosh has scheduled a news conference on Tuesday in Baltimore where former Attorneys General J. Joseph Curran and Stephen Sachs will announce their support.

Curran was Maryland's attorney general from 1987 to 2007. Sachs was attorney general from 1979 to 1987.

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8:47 am
Tue July 30, 2013

Senator Brian Frosh To Make Bid for MD Attorney General

Senator Brian Frosh (D-Montgomery County)

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - State Sen. Brian Frosh says he will be announcing his run for Maryland attorney general.

The senator said he is officially announcing his bid in an email to supporters on Tuesday.

The Montgomery County Democrat has been a state senator since 1995. He has been the chairman of the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee since 2003. The senator took the leading role in advocating for a sweeping gun-control measure in the Senate in the last session. He served in the House of Delegates from 1987 to 1995.

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12:44 pm
Mon July 22, 2013

Key Endorsements for Brown in Governor's Race, Democrat Announces for Attorney General

Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-Md), Democratic Minority Whip
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Brown Endorsement

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Rep. Steny Hoyer and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller are endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown in his run for governor of Maryland.

Hoyer, the second-ranking Democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives, announced his endorsement along with the Senate president at an event in Waldorf on Monday, with another scheduled for Greenbelt.

Hoyer says he's proud to be partner with Brown to improve the state's economy and create jobs. He also commended Brown for his service as a colonel in the Army reserves.

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