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9:57 am
Thu January 22, 2015

Republican Larry Hogan Sworn In as Governor

Governor Larry Hogan (R-Md) is sworn into office.
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Governor Larry Hogan took the oath of office to become Maryland's 62nd Chief Executive and vowed to make the state's economy more attractive to business.

While he faces state legislature dominated by a Democratic majority, the Republican emphasized bipartisan.

He said, "Today is not the beginning of an era of divided government. Today is the beginning of a new spirit of cooperation in Annapolis."

Among his goals, Hogan said, was fiscal responsibility as the state faces a $750 million budget deficit in the next fiscal year.

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Local News
9:05 am
Wed May 7, 2014

MD Gubernatorial Candidates Debate Tonight


ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Candidates in Mryalnd's Democratic primary are scheduled to debate at the University of Maryland.

The debate Wednesday evening will be held in the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center in College Park.

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler, and Del. Heather Mizeur are scheduled to participate.

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.

Maryland's primary is June 24.

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8:22 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Progressive Group Endorses Heather Mizeur In MD Governor's Race

Delegate Heather Mizeur
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Democracy for America, a national organization for progressive politics, is endorsing Del. Heather Mizeur's bid for Maryland governor.

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.

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11:28 am
Tue January 14, 2014

Heather Mizeur Gets Nod From Two Women's Groups

Delegate Heather Mizeur (D-Md)

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) - Two women's groups are endorsing Delegate Heather Mizeur in her bid for the Democratic nomination for governor.

The Washington Post reports that the Maryland chapter of the National Organization for Women and the national group Feminist Majority endorsed Mizeur on Monday.

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.

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8:53 am
Mon September 23, 2013

Top MD Democrat Endorses Brown Bid for Governor

Senator Barbara Mikulski (D-Md)
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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is endorsing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown to be the next governor of Maryland.

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.

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.

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8:43 am
Mon July 8, 2013

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown Brings In Obama Campaign Heavy-Weight

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown
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LARGO, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is holding a campaign event with President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign manager.

Brown has scheduled the event with Jim Messina in Largo on Monday.

Brown is expected to discuss his campaign to be Maryland's next governor.

Brown has been lieutenant governor since 2007.

Maryland's primary is nearly a year away in June.

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