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A Few Scoops from Maryland Matters

Senate Colloquy on Trump Becomes Fight Over Parliamentary Rules

January 13th, 2018

By William F. Zorzi As the Maryland Senate’s first order of business Friday morning, Sen. Cheryl C. Kagan, a Montgomery County Democrat, rose to speak on “a point of personal privilege.”

Scoop: Pat Murray to be Senate President Miller’s New Chief of Staff

December 19th, 2017

By Josh Kurtz Senate President Mike Miller (D) is keeping it All in the Family. Maryland Matters has learned that Miller intends to hire Patrick Murray, a well-traveled Democratic strategist, as his new chief of staff.

…Now You Don’t

September 1st, 2017

By Josh Kurtz Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has parted company with his short-tenured campaign manager, Ryan Reynolds.

Rockeymoore Cummings Considers Bid for Governor

July 17th, 2017

By Josh Kurtz Ever since Gov. Larry Hogan (R) pulled off the upset of 2014, several Democratic strategists and stalwarts have argued that Rep. Elijah Cummings (D) would make the party’s strongest gubernatorial contender in 2018.

Hogan Campaign Manager: Now You See Him…

June 13th, 2017

By Josh Kurtz Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has hired a campaign manager and a general consultant for his 2018 re-election bid, Maryland Mattershas learned.

Lawyer Burns to Run for Anne Arundel County Council

March 14th, 2017

By Josh Kurtz Kimberly McCoy Burns, chief of staff at the Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation and a familiar and well-connected figure in the state politics, is planning to run for Anne Arundel County Council in 2018.

Baltimore Tech Entrepreneur Ross Ponders Gubernatorial Run

March 6th, 2017

By Josh Kurtz A Baltimore tech entrepreneur and author is seriously considering running for governor this election cycle, according to multiple Democratic sources — and some say he has begun to talk to consultants and potential staffers about putting together a campaign.