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Martin O'Malley, Leading By 14 Points, Tours Maryland Eastern Shore, But Quietly

October 26, 2010

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The Washington Post has released a poll showing Gov. Martin O’Malley leading challenger Bob Ehrlich by 14 points in Maryland. O’Malley is the popular Democratic incumbent in a blue state. The Post’s reported margin is exactly the same as the spread reported in a separate poll by The Baltimore Sun on Sunday. Meanwhile, Rep. Frank […]

Frank Kratovil-Andy Harris Race in Maryland Reported Dead Even

October 25, 2010

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The Baltimore Sun reports that the bellwether race in Maryland’s First Congressional District is dead even, 40 percent for one-term incumbent Rep. Frank Kratovil, and 40 percent for Andy Harris, who lost in a close election with Kratovil two years ago. The undecided vote is put at 14 percent, one week before Election Day. Kratovil […]

Gov. Martin O'Malley Leading Bob Ehrlich in Maryland

October 24, 2010

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Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley has opened a 52-38 percent lead over former Gov. Bob Ehrlich, the Republican challenger, in the Maryland governor’s race, The Baltimore Sun reported today. On the Lower Eastern Shore, early voting on Friday and Saturday was heavier than expected, according to reliable election observers in Berlin and Salisbury.  It looks as […]

Bob Ehrlich And Martin O’Malley In Maryland

October 20, 2010

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Republican prospects for making significant gains in true-blue Maryland this election year are slip slidin’ away, to borrow a Paul Simon phrase. The reason is hiding in plain sight. At left, EHRLICH. Period. At right below, O’MALLEY-BROWN. Begging the question, EHRLICH and WHO? Does Bob Ehrlich have a running mate? If so, WHO might that be? […]

Voters Take Heed: Japan’s Economy Is In A 20-Year Deflationary Spiral

October 17, 2010

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Sobering story by Martin Fackler on the front page of  The New York Times, Sunday, 10-17-2010. The headlines: Japan Goes From Dynamic to Disheartened Retrenchment Offers the West a Grim Vision of the Future The Great Deflation Coping With Decline Summary: “Since about 1989, Japan fell into a slow but relentless decline that neither enormous budget […]

Eastern Shore Candidates Seek Favor With Small Business and Farmers, Ignore Everyone Else

October 14, 2010

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Everyone in Worcester, Wicomico, and Somerset Counties is a small business owner or a farmer. That’s the impression you would get, listening to the Maryland General Assembly District 38 candidates during a debate at Wor-Wic Community College on Wednesday night. Welcome to the Lower Eastern Shore, home to small business people and chicken farmers. All […]

The Lower Eastern Shore (District 38) Democratic Team for 2010

September 18, 2010

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Delegate (and future Senator) Jim Mathias was the landslide winner in Tuesday’s Democratic primary election for Maryland State Senate in District 38, with 86 percent of the vote. Congratulations to Del. Norm Conway and Mayor Gee Williams of Berlin, who won strong endorsements from Democratic voters in the primary election for House of Delegates. Following are unofficial results […]