VIDEO: Robey Disrobey: Senator takes the plunge

Sen. Jim Robey, 69, started hourly dips into the frigid Chesapeake Bay at 10 a.m. Friday, and is set to continue through tomorrow morning. The Howard County Democrat is freezing for charity in advance of Saturday’s Polar Plunge.

Here’s how to contribute to the Special Olympics in Robey’s name.

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Len Lazarick

Len Lazarick was the founding editor and publisher of and is currently the president of its nonprofit corporation and chairman of its board He was formerly the State House bureau chief of the daily Baltimore Examiner from its start in April 2006 to its demise in February 2009. He was a copy editor on the national desk of the Washington Post for eight years before that, and has spent decades covering Maryland politics and government.