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Analysis: Yes, there are nonpartisan primaries

September 14th, 2010 | by Len Lazarick

On Tuesday, I did something I have not done in 10 years: Vote in a primary election. Since I was 18, I’ve always been registered to vote, and I’ve voted every chance I was given. However, since I started working as a reporter almost a decade ago, I have not been registered as a member of any political party


Analysis: Open mike: Live from Annapolis, its the Board of Public Works

July 28th, 2010 | by Len Lazarick

State government really has reached a new level of transparency with the live webcasting of video from the Board of Public Works. The participants will clearly take some getting used to the presence of robotic cameras and microphones which follow the sound of speech. They picked up a number of personal conversations on today’s webcast


Analysis: Crabs and candidates get steamed in Crisfield

July 21st, 2010 | by Len Lazarick

The weather was hot and humid, the crabs were warm and spicy, and the politicians and their supporters were sweating buckets. It was a typical annual Tawes Crab and Clam Bake. The big name politicos spend most of the time reaching out to voters and posing for photos, rarely touching a crab or clam


Analysis: Kendel Ehrlich predicts ugly campaign

June 23rd, 2010 | by Len Lazarick

Former Maryland first lady Kendel Ehrlich told a group of Republican women Wednesday that the campaign pitting her husband, ex-Gov. Bob Ehrlich, against Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley “is going to be ugly.”


Analysis: Health planners say Md. needs better info on reform

June 10th, 2010 | by Len Lazarick

Marylanders need better access to primary care doctors and more information about their medical choices, according to a group of doctors and nurses, insurance companies, and business groups advising the state about how to implement federal health care reform legislation


Analysis: Who are the most liberal legislators? Endorsements make it easy

May 19th, 2010 | by Len Lazarick

You could come up with a rating system of votes to identify the most liberal members of the Maryland General Assembly. Or you could just do it the easy way, and rely on the early endorsements on Wednesday by Progressive Maryland, the broad-based coalition of labor and other activist groups on the left



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