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TV forum with Republicans for governor stirs little reaction

June 1st, 2014 | by Len Lazarick

Here are some reactions to the televised forum with all four Republican candidates for governor that took place Saturday in Salisbury, rebroadcast on Maryland Public TV Sunday afternoon. There was not a lot of chatter on the Internet about the forum, which was not really a debate in form or substance


ICYMI: Sauerbrey, Bentley endorse Craig for governor

May 19th, 2014 | by Len Lazarick

One of the more meaningful endorsements in the Republican campaign for governor got lost in the shuffle last week. Former House of Delegates Minority Leader Ellen Sauerbrey, almost elected governor in 1994, and her then-archrival, former U.S. Rep. Helen Delich Bentley, along with former Baltimore County Executive Roger Hayden, enthusiastically endorsed Harford County Executive David Craig for governor and his running mate Del. Jeannie Haddaway on Wednesday


GOP gubernatorial candidates call for new ideas at Hopkins debate

April 11th, 2014 | by Jeremy Bauer-Wolf

At the Johns Hopkins University campus Thursday evening, the GOP gubernatorial candidates were posed questions: Could you work with the other side of the aisle? How do you persuade Democrats to join your line of thinking, and the Republican party? More pertinently: Can you win


Rutherford strengthens Hogan, but it’s still an uphill slog

February 5th, 2014 | by Len Lazarick

Boyd Rutherford did not have to be reminded about what he said at a holiday party in December. "I know I told you I'd never do this," Rutherford said last week, grinning as he grabbed my arm. But he is doing it after all -- running for lieutenant governor on a ticket with Larry Hogan


At the first mile-marker in the money race for the 2014 campaign

January 19th, 2014 | by Len Lazarick

Money can't buy you love, but in campaigns, it can buy you lots of other things: attention, status, respect, advertising, mailers, staff and headlines. The candidates with the most money don't always win. But they win most of the time since they often happen to be incumbents. An incumbent in any office with solid money in the bank, high name recognition and low negatives will win


New campaign tech firm seeks to improve ground game in Md. races

October 23rd, 2013 | by Len Lazarick

Herb Sweren and Barry Silverman worked in political campaigns for years as an avocation, while they pursued careers in marketing and advertising. But a couple of years ago, after working together on a Baltimore County campaign, they decided to put their professional skills and political experience into a business using the latest technology that could improve the ground game for state and local candidates. This year, they launched CampaignOn.



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