Tag: Yvette Lewis
The torrent of comment on the Supreme Court decision to uphold most of the Affordable Care Act fell predictably along party and ideological lines: Democrats and progressives were exulting; Republicans and conservatives were disgusted, except for the ruling that the individual mandate was a tax. It will take several days to digest the full implications, but here are lightly edited versions of over two dozen Maryland reactions.Read More
We’ve been told “Life is not fair,” but what’s “fair” when it comes to blogging and redistricting? In the case of blogging, David Moon at Maryland Juice has gotten into an online argument with lawyers for Patch.com, and Democratic Party Chair Yvette Lewis says congressional redistricting was “fair” and “transparent.”Read More
As the annual Maryland Democratic Party luncheon before the legislative session broke up Tuesday, state Sen. Anthony Muse took the podium to loudly protest the endorsement of incumbent U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin by Gov. Martin O’Malley and U.S. Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House minority whip. “We don’t use this kind of venue to endorse one Democrat over another,” bellowed Muse, who had just filed that morning to run against Cardin in the primary.Read More
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