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August 19, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Political Group Urges Elrich, Council to Rescind ‘Sanctuary Policies’ in Light of Alleged Rape of 11-Year-Old

A Republican group wrote to County leaders today regarding the alleged rape of a young girl in Germantown by two illegal immigrants from El Salvador. The two men are being held at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility. County Executive Marc Elrich released a statement Wednesday, August 14 regarding the alleged rape that the county would […]

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August 8, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Virginia Onley Wants to Be Next Rockville Mayor

Rockville City Councilwoman Virginia Onley is vying to become the city’s next mayor. In an interview with MyMCMedia, Onley discusses why she wants to be mayor: The Rockville election is Tuesday, Nov. 5. This will be the city’s first vote-by-mail election.

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July 31, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney Takes Aim at Front-Runner Candidates in CNN Debate

During the second set of Democratic primary debates on CNN, John Delaney, Maryland’s former District 6 representative, appeared to have made a name for himself. The Washington Post, CNN, Vox, and Politico all listed Delaney as one of the night’s winners because of his viral exchanges with Sens. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and Bernie Sanders (Vt.). […]

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July 9, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Marianne Williamson’s Former Iowa State Director Joins Team Delaney

Brent Roske, the former Iowa state director for author-turned-presidential-candidate Marianne Williamson, has joined John Delaney of Potomac’s 2020 campaign. The news was first reported by the Des Moines Register on Monday. Brent Roske has resigned as the Iowa State Director for @marwilliamson ‘s 2020 campaign. Roske had no comment as to why he resigned. Paula […]

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June 27, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Twitter Has Its Say on John Delaney at Democratic Debate

John Delaney was part of a debate last night, and the Internet couldn’t stop busting his chops. BREAKING: Jay Inslee, John Delaney, and Tim Ryan have spontaneously fused into a jar of mayonnaise #DemDebate pic.twitter.com/zq2oSwFrdg — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) June 27, 2019 I just figured out why John Delaney looked so familiar. #DemocraticDebate pic.twitter.com/BJ2TFSKyon […]

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June 21, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Newton Announces Bid for Third Term as Rockville Mayor

Rockville Mayor Bridget Donnell Newton announced her desire to seek a third term at a gathering of supporters Friday night. She’ll be running on a “Rockville Forward” slate with incumbent Councilwoman Beryl Feinberg, and Monique Ashton, Kuan Lee and Suzan Pitman. “We have one goal, and that is to serve the city to the best […]

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June 18, 2019 | Staff Writer

Supporters Come Out for Trump for President Re-Election Watch Party

Dozens of supporters filled Lahinch Tavern and Grill in Potomac Tuesday evening for the Montgomery County Trump for President Re-Election Watch Party. Many wore Trump-Pence t-shirts as organizers went over social media strategy before watching the President on TV officially announce the launch of his 2020 campaign at a rally in Orlando.

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June 14, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Delaney Wins Spot on June 26 Presidential Debate Stage

John Delaney of Potomac will take part on the June 26 Democratic presidential debate, according to a post from the news source, Axios. The debates will appear from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. on NBC, MSNBC and Telemundo, according to NBC News. Delaney will share the stage with New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker, former Housing […]

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June 5, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Montgomery Talks: Helping Women Emerge in Maryland Politics

More women are winning elections, thanks to the experts at Emerge Maryland, a group that recruits, trains and provides a network for Democrats who want to run. The trainers are campaign consultants, advisors and staff from all over the country. Find out from executive director Diane Fink how Emerge is shattering the glass ceiling in […]

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April 10, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Ficker Launches Petition Drive to Limit Taxes — Again

Robin Ficker — the Montgomery County attorney famous for running for office and trying to amend the county charter — has a new plan for eliminating tax increases. He is proposing a charter amendment that would allow the Montgomery County Council to raise taxes only to the rate of inflation. Currently, the council can raise […]

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