April 4, 2012 |
Defying much of the state party establishment, Democrats in Maryland's 6 th Congressional District chose businessman John Delaney to challenge Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett this fall in a district that could help the party regain control of the House of Representatives. Delaney, who was endorsed by former President Bill Clinton and the Washington Post, defeated state Sen. Rob Garagiola, a rising star in Annapolis who had the backing of Gov. Martin O'Malley and a number of other prominent Maryland Democrats.
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September 3, 2013 |
Two longtime political aides took the first step Tuesday toward running in the March 2015 election for the seat being vacated by Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge. Teddy Davis, who spent more than a year as a spokesman for former Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, informed the city's Ethics Commission he will begin raising money in the race to replace LaBonge, who must leave because of term limits. LaBonge chief of staff Carolyn Ramsay said she too is seeking to represent the district, which stretches from Silver Lake to Sherman Oaks.
October 29, 2012 |
ANNAPOLIS, Md. -- As super storm Sandy made its way across Maryland late Monday night, state officials warned that the worst of the damage was yet to come. “We're America's weather in miniature today,” Gov. Martin O'Malley said at a news conference. “We've got the blizzard on one side. We've got the waves on the Atlantic, we've got the tidals and the flooding.” After making landfall near southern New Jersey with hurricane-force winds, Sandy was parked over Maryland, whipping the state with wind, rain and snow.
June 10, 2013 |
WASHINGTON -- It may have taken her a while, but Hillary Clinton joined Twitter on Monday, right on the heels of a new poll that finds her popularity dipping after stepping down as secretary of State. The self-described “wife, mom, lawyer, women & kids advocate,” had been noticeably absent from the prominent social network. Her husband, former President Bill Clinton, recently took the family's spotlight with his own Twitter debut on “The Colbert Report.” Speculation had recently increased as to why Clinton, who, if she runs for the nomination for president in 2016, is seen as very difficult to beat , hadn't yet dipped her toe into the social media waters.
November 1, 2012 |
WASHINGTON - Don't forget western Maryland. While New York and New Jersey are struggling after Hurricane Sandy, so is western Maryland, which received up to 3 feet of snow from the super storm, knocking out power to more than half of 31,000 residents and blocking many roads. "We're used to snow, but we've never had anything like this," R. Lamont "Monty" Pagenhardt, Garrett County administrator, told the Los Angeles Times. "It's really bad. " PHOTOS: Super storm Sandy | Before and after the storm With power out to many homes and streets blocked by snow and downed trees, National Guard troops are beginning to go door to door to check on residents.
October 31, 2012 |
WASHINGTON - Gay marriage advocates fighting tightly contested ballot initiatives in four states are getting a lift from actor Brad Pitt, who is donating $100,000 to the Human Rights Campaign's National Marriage Fund and calling on others to match his efforts. "It's unbelievable to me that people's lives and relationships are literally being voted on in a matter of days," Pitt wrote in an email going out Wednesday to supporters of the gay rights group. "In Maine, Maryland, Minnesota and Washington, voters will go to the polls to decide if gay and lesbian couples - our friends and neighbors - are worthy of the same protections as everyone else.
March 15, 2005 |
Former NAACP President Kweisi Mfume, a onetime Maryland congressman, declared his intention Monday to run for the U.S. Senate seat held by Democrat Paul S. Sarbanes. "I can't be bought. I won't be intimidated. I don't know how to quit," Mfume told supporters at a rally in Baltimore. Mfume is seeking the 2006 Democratic nomination to succeed Sarbanes, who announced Friday that he would retire at the end of his fifth term.
February 19, 2006 |
A New Jersey congressman said Saturday that he wanted to require that security officials at U.S. ports be American citizens to prevent overseas companies operating shipping facilities here from hiring foreigners in such sensitive positions. Republican Frank A. LoBiondo, chairman of the Coast Guard and maritime transportation subcommittee, cited "significant" security concerns over a $6.
October 1, 2011
SATURDAY Good Morning America (N) 7 a.m. KABC The Chris Matthews Show John Heilemann; Rana Foroohar; David Ignatius; Nia-Malika Henderson. (N) 5 p.m.; Sunday 5:30 a.m. KNBC McLaughlin Group (N) 6:30 p.m. KCET SUNDAY CBS News Sunday Morning Adm. Michael G. Mullen, former chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff; Tyra Banks; Lady Antebellum. (N) 6 a.m. KCBS Today (N) 6 a.m. KNBC Good Morning America (N) 6 a.m. KABC State of the Union President Obama; GOP 2012 field; Author and former Vice President Dick Cheney ("In My Time")