Maryland Governor's Race

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9:09 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Democratic Hopeful Doug Gansler on Jobs Today

Attorney General Doug Gansler
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BOWIE, Md. (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is scheduled to talk about a plan to create jobs.

Gansler, who is running in the Democratic primary for governor, is taking his plan to Prince George's County on Wednesday. He is scheduled to hold a roundtable discussion with business owners and workers at Jason's Family Barber Shop in Bowie.

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12:37 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Lt. Gov. Brown Not Ready To Legalize Marijuana

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says Colorado and Washington state should be applauded for legalizing marijuana, but he wants to learn more about what happens in those states before supporting legalization in Maryland.

Brown, who is running for governor, talked about a variety of marijuana measures on Friday during a meeting with Baltimore lawmakers.

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11:40 am
Tue November 19, 2013

Democratic Candidate for Governor Would Legalize Marijuana

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SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) - A Maryland lawmaker who is running for governor is proposing to legalize marijuana in the state.

Del. Heather Mizeur announced the plan on Tuesday.

She says legalizing, regulating and taxing marijuana in a way similar to how the state regulates alcohol would provide the state with increased revenue and enhance public safety.

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8:46 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Democrats Win In VA, MD Gubernatorial Hopefuls Talk Environment

Virginia Governor Elect Terry McAuliffe
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TYSONS CORNER, Va. (AP) - Democrat Terry McAuliffe has been elected Virginia's next governor, defeating Republican Ken Cuccinelli after pledging to expand the state's Medicaid rolls and portraying his rival as someone who would turn back years of progress.

Turnout for Tuesday's election was low, and both candidates worked through Election Day to reach as many potential voters as possible.

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1:41 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Doug Gansler To Name Running Mate, While "Backseat Driving" Story Hits the Media

Md Attorney General Doug Gansler
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BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) - Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler plans to announce his running mate in his bid for governor.

Gansler's campaign has scheduled announcements for Monday in Prince George's County and in Baltimore. The announcement comes three weeks after Gansler announced he is running for the Democratic nomination.

Gansler will reveal his running mate during an event at High Point High School in Beltsville. Later Monday, he will appear at a park in Baltimore.

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10:22 am
Fri July 12, 2013

MD Governor's Race Picks Up Steam, Neuman To Run for Anne Arundel County Executive

Delegate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio (R-Eastern Shore)
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) - A spokesman for Republican David Craig says the Harford County executive has chosen Del. Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio as his running mate in his run for governor.

Jim Pettit, Craig's campaign spokesman, confirmed the selection in a telephone interview with The Associated Press on Thursday.

Pettit says two news conferences have been scheduled for Tuesday to announce her selection. One will be in the morning in Annapolis. The other will be in the afternoon in St. Michaels on the Eastern Shore.

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11:39 am
Mon June 3, 2013

MD Governor's Race Begins to Solidify

Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (D-Md)
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Anthony Brown

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) - Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown has picked Howard County Executive Ken Ulman as a running mate in his bid for the Democratic nomination for governor.

Brown made the announcement Monday at the Columbia lakefront.

Ulman had been considering a run for governor in 2014 himself.

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Meanwhile, Republican David Craig has officially announced his bid to run for governor of Maryland.

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