Comptroller Peter Franchot Announces Run for Governor in 2022

State Comptroller Peter Franchot, 72, announced his plan to run for governor in 2022 at Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring on Monday. He is the first person to announce their candidacy for the position.  Standing before a...

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Dozens Rally in Olney in Support of Impeaching Trump

On the eve of the House of Representatives voting on whether or not to impeach President Donald Trump, dozens of people showed up at Olney Manor Recreational Park to support removing the president from office. View this post on...

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From One Mayor to Another; Ashman Favors Buttigieg in 2020

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman announced his support for South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s presidential run. Ashman tweeted a photo of himself with Buttigieg at a the candidate’s fundraiser in Bethesda on...

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Buttigieg to Allow Pool Reporter at Fundraiser in Bethesda

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Ind.) is coming to Bethesda on Friday evening to attend a fundraiser for his presidential campaign. Attending the fundraiser is expensive and the public has to shell out a minimum of $1,000 to buy...

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Among State Senate Changes, King to Become Majority Leader

State Sen. Nancy King, who was the chairwoman of the influential Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, said Thursday she will be appointed the Maryland Senate’s Majority Leader. “They promised me they were building the...

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Pelosi Packs House for Political Fundraiser in Gaithersburg

More than 1,200 people showed up at Gaithersburg High School on Sunday to hear from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Pelosi was in Gaithersburg to speak at a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Rep. David Trone (D-Md.). In...

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January 9, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Comptroller Peter Franchot Announces Run for Governor in 2022

State Comptroller Peter Franchot, 72, announced his plan to run for governor in 2022 at Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring on Monday. He is the first person to announce their candidacy for the position.  Standing before a crowd of more than 50 people at @DenizensBrewing in Silver Spring, Maryland Comptroller @peterfranchot says he’s absolutely […]

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December 17, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Dozens Rally in Olney in Support of Impeaching Trump

On the eve of the House of Representatives voting on whether or not to impeach President Donald Trump, dozens of people showed up at Olney Manor Recreational Park to support removing the president from office. View this post on Instagram Dozens of people came out to Olney Manor Recreational Park on Tuesday night to rally […]

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December 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

From One Mayor to Another; Ashman Favors Buttigieg in 2020

Gaithersburg Mayor Jud Ashman announced his support for South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s presidential run. Ashman tweeted a photo of himself with Buttigieg at a the candidate’s fundraiser in Bethesda on Friday evening. “Meet my favorite 2020 candidate, Mayor @PeteButtigieg . I hope you’ll take a good look at him too. He’s the real […]

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December 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg to Allow Pool Reporter at Fundraiser in Bethesda

Mayor Pete Buttigieg (D-Ind.) is coming to Bethesda on Friday evening to attend a fundraiser for his presidential campaign. Attending the fundraiser is expensive and the public has to shell out a minimum of $1,000 to buy tickets—the top level ticket costs $2,800. According to the campaign’s website, the lower level tickets that cost $500 […]

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December 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Among State Senate Changes, King to Become Majority Leader

State Sen. Nancy King, who was the chairwoman of the influential Senate Budget and Taxation Committee, said Thursday she will be appointed the Maryland Senate’s Majority Leader. “They promised me they were building the majority leader position into something good,” King said. King, a Democrat from Montgomery Village, was ousted from the budget committee when […]

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November 19, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Pelosi Packs House for Political Fundraiser in Gaithersburg

More than 1,200 people showed up at Gaithersburg High School on Sunday to hear from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). Pelosi was in Gaithersburg to speak at a spaghetti dinner fundraiser for Rep. David Trone (D-Md.). In Pelosi’s speech, she took aim at President Donald Trump, touted the diversity of the Democratic party, and discussed […]

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November 15, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Update: Pelosi to Speak at Trone Fundraiser on Sunday

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will be the featured guest of a fundraiser for Rep. David Trone on Sunday at Gaithersburg High School. Tickets for the spaghetti dinner event are $10 a person and $25 per family. “We want to let as many people as possible see and hear from the speaker,” Trone spokeswoman Hannah Muldavin […]

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November 13, 2019 | Ashley Peccerelli

2020 ‘I Voted’ Stickers to Be Determined by Student Art Contest

Maryland student artists can compete in the “I Voted” Sticker-state Elections competition and have their original artwork printed on voting stickers in 2020. The Maryland State Board of Elections partnered with the Fine Art Competition of the Maryland State Department of Education for students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade to submit designs for a chance to […]

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November 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Gaithersburg Election Results Certified

The Gaithersburg Board of Supervisors of Elections officially certified the winners of Gaithersburg’s election for three City Councilmembers as Neil Harris, Ryan Spiegel and Robert Wu. The newly elected officials will be sworn in at a Mayor and City Council meeting on Nov. 18 at 7:30 p.m. Each newly elected city councilmember will serve a […]

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November 6, 2019 | Douglas Tallman

Newton Re-Elected in Rockville

Two New Members on City Council; Gaithersburg Returns Incumbents Bridget Donnell Newton won another term as mayor of Rockville on Tuesday defeating Councilwoman Virginia Onley. In the city’s first vote-by-mail election, Newton captured 7,561 votes compared with Onley’s 4,230. The results, which came about 1:30 a.m. Wednesday, are unofficial. Councilmembers Beryl Feinberg and Mark Pierzchala […]

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