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....

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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...

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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...

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Van Hollen Statement on Mueller Probe: America Needs Access to Full Report

Sen. Chris Van Hollen issued this statement after the release of Attorney General William Barr released a summary into Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation: “The Mueller report confirms that the Russians interfered...

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Silver Spring State Senator to Be Deployed to Afghanistan in March

Sen. William Smith Jr. will be deployed to Afghanistan in March in support of Operation Resolute Support, his office said Wednesday. Smith is an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He was commissioned to be an intelligence officer...

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County Executive Elrich Met with Poolesville Residents Tuesday

County Executive Marc Elrich Visits Poolesville on Listening Tour County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of listening sessions in communities throughout the county. He wants to hear from residents about the most...

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July 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne and Doug Tallman

Ocasio-Cortez: ‘When We Make Hope Kinetic, the Good Will Win’

New York’s firebrand congressional representative, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, exhorted Montgomery County Democrats insisting the country would not backslide from progressive policy advances. “I will always believe that when we make hope kinetic, the good will win,” Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said. Ocasio-Cortez joined Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) for a rally on Thursday night that raised money for […]

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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 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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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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March 25, 2019 | Staff Writer

Van Hollen Statement on Mueller Probe: America Needs Access to Full Report

Sen. Chris Van Hollen issued this statement after the release of Attorney General William Barr released a summary into Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation: “The Mueller report confirms that the Russians interfered in our 2016 election, a point that President Trump continues to deny. I know our country is relieved that Mueller did not find […]

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February 6, 2019 | Staff Writer

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Silver Spring State Senator to Be Deployed to Afghanistan in March

Sen. William Smith Jr. will be deployed to Afghanistan in March in support of Operation Resolute Support, his office said Wednesday. Smith is an officer in the U.S. Naval Reserve. He was commissioned to be an intelligence officer through the Navy Reserve’s Direct Commission Officer Program and has received the National Defense Service Medal; the […]

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December 21, 2018 | Staff Writer

Year in Review: The Top 12 Montgomery County Stories in 2018

1. Elrich Becomes County Executive Voters roared in 2016, passing term limits on County Council members and the county executive. In 2018, the voters continued to roar. First, in the Democratic primary, voters winnowed a list of 38 candidates down to four in the council’s at-large race. Next, voters chose Marc Elrich as their party’s choice […]

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December 10, 2018 | Michelle Queen

County Executive Elrich Met with Poolesville Residents Tuesday

County Executive Marc Elrich Visits Poolesville on Listening Tour County Executive Marc Elrich is holding a series of listening sessions in communities throughout the county. He wants to hear from residents about the most important issues. Tuesday, Elrich was in Poolesville to hear the communities’ concerns. Watch the meeting below:   In addition to Tuesday’s […]

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