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Barack Obama Wins in Maryland

November 5, 2008


Sen. Barack Obama captured Maryland’s 10 electoral votes in the presidential election. The incomplete results Wednesday morning are Barack Obama, 1,160,347 (56.9 percent) and John McCain, 842,673 (41.3 percent). Obama’s victory margin will be significantly increased when the votes are reported from Prince George’s County. Barack Obama, a Democrat, won in Maryland by rolling up […]

Maryland Politics – Small State, But Is It Governable?

July 19, 2008


For a long time, I have held a two-part hypothesis about Maryland government. First, Maryland is small enough to be flexible and efficient. Second, Maryland is rich enough to pay for its needs and address its problems. In other words, in this world of dysfunction and chaos, Maryland is one place that ought to be […]

Maryland Special Session – House of Delegates

November 6, 2007


Gov. Martin O’Malley and Speaker Michael Busch will have the votes to pass a tax package in the House of Delegates during the special session of the General Assembly, a package that has some resemblance to the one the governor proposed. That’s just my opinion. And I’m talking only about the tax part, including the progressive income […]