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4:00 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

Rep. Andy Harris Talks Issues on Eve of Mid-Term Elections

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md)
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Congressman Andy Harris is seek a third term in the November’s mid-term election.

And, he has been described as a true conservative   

Harris defeated the Republican incumbent Wayne Gilchrest in the 2008 primary only to be defeated by Democrat Frank Kratovil in presidential election that swept Barak Obama into the presidency.

But, Harris came back in the 2010 mid-term elections to defeat Kratovil. He now faces Democratic challenger Bill Tilghman. 

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8:28 am
Mon November 3, 2014

Democrat Talks About his Challenge to Rep. Andy Harris

Bill Tilghman, Democratic candidate for Maryland's First Congressional District
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In Maryland's First Congressional District incumbent Andy Harris is not expected to have any trouble winning over his conservative constituency in Tuesday's mid-term election.  However, Democratic challenger Bill Tilghman has been campaigning to thwart a third term for the Republican. We sat down with Tilghman to talk about the issues and the campaign.

(The campaign manager for Harris says she expects the congressman will be available later today for an interview that would be broadcast during All Things Considered.)

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8:55 am
Thu October 30, 2014

Delaware Monitors 11 for Ebola Symptoms. Scam Warning

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Delaware Governor Jack Markell says there are 11 people who being monitored in the First State for Ebola symptoms.

He joined the state’s top health officials at the 3rd Annual Public Health Preparedness Symposium in Dover last night and said his administration has been preparing for the potential of any Ebola cases for months in order to keep the public safe.

So far, there have been no cases of Ebola in Delaware and the risk of transmission is low.

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11:01 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Congressman Harris Files For Reelection

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md)
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Congressman Andy Harris has filed papers to seek another term in office after winning re-election two years ago with almost 64 percent of the vote.

The Eastern Shore Republican has turned in one of the most conservative records on Capitol Hill.

The Salisbury Daily Times notes that Harris voted against the Hurricane Sandy relief legislation saying the nation’s flood insurance program needed to be restructured.

In addition, he has voted for repealing the Affordable Care Act or ports of it dozens of times.

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8:46 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Rep. Andy Harris And Challengers on the Issues

Rep. Andy Harris (R-Md)
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Congressman Andy Harris says he is not optimistic about the budget battles that loom within the coming months.

The Eastern Shore Republican told the Salisbury Daily Times that he expects that there will be another stopgap spending bill in January that maintains the current spending levels.                                    

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