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9:28 am
Wed June 25, 2014

Brown, Hogan Win, Colburn Out

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown on Election Night
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BALTIMORE (AP) - Democratic Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown will face Republican Larry Hogan in Maryland governor's race in November.

With 90% of the vote counted,  brown won 51 percent in the Democratic primary to 24 percent for Attorney General Doug Gansler.

Delegate Heather Mizeur came in third with 22% of the vote.

Meanwhile, Hogan outdistanced his nearest rival by 43 percent to Harford County Executive David Craig who came in with 30 percent. Charles County businessman Charles Lollar picked up 15 pecent while Delegate Ron George received 12 percent.

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9:31 am
Tue April 29, 2014

Democratic Party Sponsored Debates for MD Attorney General

Delegate Aisha Braveboy
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BALTIMORE (AP) - The three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination in the race for Maryland attorney general have agreed to face each other in two debates.

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The campaigns for Delegates Aisha Braveboy and Jon Cardin and state Sen. Brian Frosh announced Monday that the candidates will participate in debates that follow a traditional format in College Park and Baltimore. The first will be held May 19 at the University of Maryland College Park and the second will be held June 9 at the University of Baltimore School of Law.

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1:04 pm
Tue April 8, 2014

MD Governor Looks to Overhaul Bail Hearing System

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Gov. Martin O'Malley says he plans to work on overhauling Maryland's bail hearing system, after a bill that would have done so stalled in the Legislature.

O'Malley told reporters Monday that he will work with stakeholders who supported the overhaul approach backed by Sen. Brian Frosh.

That would use data on each defendant, such as criminal history, to assess the person's risk of committing more crimes if they were released from jail. Low-risk defendants would be released automatically.

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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)
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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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9:07 am
Thu February 28, 2013

Maryland Senate Set to Vote on Gun Control Today

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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Senate has voted to keep one of the most controversial parts of a gun-control bill - a licensing provision for handguns that would require owners to submit fingerprints.

The Senate rejected an amendment on Wednesday that would have taken the licensing part out of the bill on a 20-27 vote.

Sen. Brian Frosh, D-Montgomery, says the provision will sharply reduce the number of guns that end up in the hands of criminals by making it far less likely for people to buy guns for them when they are prohibited from owning the weapons.

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