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12:58 pm
Tue December 9, 2014

Larry Hogan Blasts Out-Going Maryland Governor

Governor-Elect Larry Hogan
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Larry Hogan says Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is rushing to implement policies under the wire before he leaves office next month.

The Republican governor-elect said Tuesday he believes it would be better for many of the decisions to be made by newly elected officials. He says that's because Maryland voters decided to go in a different direction on Election Day. O'Malley's a Democrat.

Hogan takes office Jan. 21. He spoke to reporters after meeting with the state's five Republican county executives.

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11:29 am
Thu October 16, 2014

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Fundraises for Larry Hogan

MD Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Larry Hogan
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is set to attend another fundraiser for Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan in Maryland next week.

Adam Dubitsky, Hogan's campaign spokesman, confirmed Thursday that Christie is scheduled to attend a fundraiser in Potomac at a private home on Tuesday.

Dubitsky says a second event is planned with Christie in public after the fundraiser.

Christie is the chairman of the Republican Governors Association. He attended a fundraiser for Hogan last month in Bethesda that raised more than $400,000.

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8:48 am
Tue August 19, 2014

Controversial Fundraiser Joins Maryland's GOP

Larry Hogan, Republican Gubernatorial Nominee in Maryland
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - The Maryland Republican Party has hired a fundraiser who was fired by the national party for authorizing payment for young donors to attend a bondage-themed nightclub.

State GOP Executive Director Joe Cluster tells The Washington Post (http://tinyurl.com/oblwhkd ) says Allison Meyers will work to raise money to promote Larry Hogan's bid for governor.

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12:39 pm
Thu February 16, 2012

Gay Marriage Bill Gains Second Republican Vote in Maryland

 

      ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A second Maryland Republican has said he will vote for a bill to legalize gay marriage.

     Carrie Evans, executive director of the gay rights organization Equality Maryland, said in a statement Thursday that Delegate Wade Kach has decided to vote for the bill. Kach voted against the measure in committee earlier this week.

     Evans said Wednesday that advocates are still courting delegates to collect the 71 votes needed to pass the bill.

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