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November 14, 2018 | Deirdre Byrne

Election Talk 2018 Panel On Marc Elrich, Amazon HQ2, and the “Pink Wave”

The Election Talk 2018 Panel aired on Wednesday, Nov. 8. The panel was hosted by MCM’s Doug Tallman. The panel included Susan Heltemes, a political strategist; Sean Winkler, a Maryland political consultant and lobbyist; and Valerie Ervin, a former Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate. Watch recaps from the episode below. Here the panel discusses whether, or […]

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November 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

Politics Divide Liz Matory’s Family for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is typically a time to reflect on our blessings, spend time with extended family, eat too much Turkey and watch football on the TV. Most families have at least one relative that sees things differently than the rest or marches to their own drummer. But most families just take that in stride. Not so […]

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September 22, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Candidate Wants To Change How Council Does Business

A 58-year-old money manager running for Montgomery County Council said he wants to change the way the council makes decisions. “Somebody has got to take the time to put the citizens in the drivers seat,” Republican Ed Amatetti said. Amatetti, who lives in North Potomac, said he’s been to lots of hearings and he’s found […]

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July 12, 2017 | Staff Writer

UPDATED: Maryland Leaders Release Statements About Decision to Halt FBI Project

U.S. Rep. John Delaney, a Democrat, released a statement Wednesday about the Trump administration’s decision to cancel the procurement for the FBI headquarters project: “America needs a FBI that can operate efficiently and effectively and it is in the national interest that the FBI has a new consolidated headquarters. This is a rash, rushed and […]

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July 10, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan on Transportation Issues, Announcement Expected Tuesday in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan says he will be back in Montgomery County on Tuesday to talk about I-270 construction. Hogan was in Silver Spring on Monday touring a local nonprofit when he was asked by MyMCMedia about I-270 improvements. “We are going to have a press conference tomorrow in Montgomery County to talk about some […]

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March 1, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Robin Ficker Declares Candidacy in the 2018 Race for County Executive

Boyds resident Robin Ficker, a Republican, is running for the office of Montgomery County Executive in the 2018 election. Ficker filed his paperwork at the Board of Elections offices on Tuesday, the first day candidates in the 2018 Gubernatorial Primary Election could file. He’s the first candidate to file his paperwork in the 2018 race […]

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February 7, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Germantown Republican Seeks Council Seat

A 50-year-old Germantown Republican has entered the District 2 Montgomery County Council race with a “bring jobs home” campaign. “Thousands of jobs crawl down I-270. Those jobs aren’t local anymore,” said Tom Ferleman, who unveiled his campaign Friday. Ferleman, a strategy and innovation consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton, said he wanted to boost the county’s […]

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January 16, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

Slavin Ends His 61-Year Membership at the Woodmont Country Club (VIDEO)

Somerset Mayor Jeffrey Slavin, a lifelong member of the Woodmont Country Club, has ended his 61-year membership at the club following a controversy about if President Obama should be invited to join the club. On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Slavin sent an open letter to the club’s general manager with news of his decision […]

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October 25, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Governor Hogan and Comptroller Franchot Talk Marriott, CCT, Purple Line, Schools, and Liquor Control in North Bethesda (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, a Republican, and Comptroller Peter Franchot, a Democrat, sat down for a conversation that was moderated by Bethesda magazine’s political editor, Lou Peck, at the Bethesda North Marriott Hotel and Conference Center on Friday morning. The breakfast meeting was hosted by The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce. Their conversation covered […]

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October 13, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Van Hollen: ‘I think Donald Trump would be a danger to the country” (VIDEO)

In an interview this week, Congressman Chris Van Hollen, a Democrat who is running for U.S. Senate, talked about the stakes in the upcoming Presidential General Election and he shared his thoughts about Donald Trump, the Republican candidate for President. “I think Donald Trump would be a danger to the country,” Van Hollen said. Watch […]

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