Tag: Ben Cardin
Steele slams Trump over planned immigration suspen...
By Bryan Renbaum | April 21, 2020 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
Republican legislators take control of three count...
By Len Lazarick | December 2, 2014 | News | 8 |
Md. Democratic leaders cry foul as watchdog group ...
By Len Lazarick | October 24, 2012 | News | 16 |
Congressional incumbents crush challengers in fund...
By Len Lazarick | October 19, 2012 | News | 1 |
Maryland incumbents in Congress dodge debates
By Len Lazarick | October 7, 2012 | News | 13 |
State Roundup: More heat on Hogan aide severance; multiple mail problems
by Cynthia Prairie | August 17, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Lawmakers set hearing on pricey ‘severance’ payout to Hogan aide.Read More
Steele slams Trump over planned immigration suspension order
by Bryan Renbaum | April 21, 2020 | COVID-19, News | 0 |
But Towson University professor Richard Vatz said Democrats should be cognizant of the political realities behind Trump’s message.Read More
State Roundup, January 22, 2020
by Cynthia Prairie | January 22, 2020 | State Roundup | 0 |
Gov. Hogan is asking the federal government for more visas for foreign workers to aid the state’s seafood industry; override of vetoed bill to provide tuition exemption for some undocumented immigrants set for this month; lawmakers says Redskins owner pushing legalized sports betting to keep stadium in Maryland; state prisons severely understaffed; legislators unlikely to give boost to 5G firms to build towers; bill would offer tax credits to long-distance commuters; Hogan budget designated $7.6 million for Carroll County projects; 2022 gubernatorial hopeful Peter Franchot already has $1.6 million in campaign coffers; and Baltimore County OKs gun shop security bill.Read More
Republican legislators take control of three county governments
by Len Lazarick | December 2, 2014 | News | 8 |
Republican members of the Maryland legislature took office Monday as the new county executives of three large suburban counties, but for Harford and Anne Arundel counties GOP dominance is becoming a routine event, while in Howard it was just the second time a Republican became executive.
The difference was evident in the inaugural ceremonies of the three counties.Read More
Cardin disappointed in Obamacare delay
by Len Lazarick | July 30, 2013 | News | 1 |
Sen. Ben Cardin, a strong advocate for 2010 Affordable Care Act, said that he was disappointed in the Obama administration for delaying the penalty on large employers who don’t offer insurance. Cardin told a roundtable of health care providers in Waldorf on Monday, “I was kind of disappointed. I was hoping that we could implement it.”Read More
In first forum, U.S. Senate candidates tackle state ballot questions
by Len Lazarick | October 24, 2012 | News | 9 |
In their very first forum of the U.S. Senate campaign, the four candidates offered varying views on three of the state’s most controversial ballot questions Wednesday on Larry Young’s Morning Show on WOLB radio in Baltimore.
Responding to a question from Young, U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin, Republican Dan Bongino, independent Rob Sobhani and Libertarian Dean Ahmad offered their views on same-sex marriage, gambling expansion and immigrant tuition.Read More
Md. Democratic leaders cry foul as watchdog group trains 200 poll watchers
by Len Lazarick | October 24, 2012 | News | 16 |
The Maryland Democratic Party and some of its top elected officials are complaining that a Maryland voter watchdog group is training people in voter suppression.
Election Integrity Maryland, an offshoot of the Texas-based TRUEtheVOTE, has trained up to 200 poll watchers across the state this year to monitor what should be one of Maryland’s most contentious elections in memory.Read More
Congressional incumbents crush challengers in fundraising, except in Bartlett-Delaney race
by Len Lazarick | October 19, 2012 | News | 1 |
Congressional incumbents in Maryland are crushing their challengers in the crucial fundraising contest, except in the highly competitive 6th Congressional District, according to the latest campaign finance reports.Read More
Maryland incumbents in Congress dodge debates
by Len Lazarick | October 7, 2012 | News | 13 |
A funny thing happened last Tuesday in Ellicott City. Two incumbent congressmen actually sat down with their opponents and talked about issues. Otherwise, incumbents across Maryland – mostly Democrats – are avoiding engaging their challengers in any kind of discussion that goes beyond trading charges in mailers, ads and press releases.Read More
Sobhani becomes surprise contender by pouring millions into sleepy U.S. Senate race
by Len Lazarick | October 4, 2012 | News | 24 |
The U.S. Senate campaign in Maryland was plodding along quietly this fall. Democrat Ben Cardin, the incumbent liberal seeking a second term, was blithely fending off upstart conservative Republican Dan Bongino, a political novice who left a career in the Secret Service to try to end Cardin’s 46-year career in elected office. Suddenly in September, independent Rob Sobhani began popping up on TV screens across Maryland. He talked directly to voters about his plans to create thousands of jobs with billions in private investment and he was spending millions of his own money to get his message out.Read More
Video: Rob Sobhani pledges to bring in investment billions
by Len Lazarick | October 4, 2012 | News, Videos | 2 |
In this 10-minute video, MarylandReporter.com’s Len Lazarick interviews independent U.S. Senate candidate Rob Sobhani about his pledge to bring in $5 billion in public-private partnerships for Maryland. He says the political parties “are bereft of ideas.”Read More
New Poll: Voters support Dream Act, close on gay marriage, slightly opposed to gaming expansion
by Len Lazarick | September 26, 2012 | News | 5 |
In-state college tuition for children of illegal immigrants appears safely headed for passage on the November ballot, according to a new statewide poll. Opinion on the same-sex marriage question is closer yet trending toward approval, but expansion of gambling may have difficulty passing in a tight vote. U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin and President Obama also have comfortable leads among likely voters.Read More
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