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May 29, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Biden to Rally Virtually With Maryland Democrats Ahead of Primary

Ahead of Tuesday’s Presidential Primary Election, the Maryland Democratic Party has organized a virtual rally at 3 p.m. Sunday and they are bringing in some big names in the Democratic Party. The virtual event is called “Dems@Distance” and will feature appearances from the presumptive Democratic primary nominee, former Vice President Joe Biden, as well as […]

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March 6, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Former Congressman Delaney Endorses Biden

Former Democratic presidential candidate John Delaney (D-Md.) officially announced his endorsement of former Vice President Joe Biden on Twitter Friday. Delaney — the former congressman from Potomac — dropped out of the presidential race in January, days before the Iowa caucuses. Now, the Democratic primary — which started out with a crowded field of candidates — has […]

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January 24, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

State Sen. Will Smith Endorses Fellow Veteran Buttigieg

Maryland State Sen. Will Smith (D-Dist. 20) has endorsed former South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg to become the Democratic presidential nominee. In a statement, Smith said, “Our country is changing and we need a leader that is prepared on day one to not only lead but unite Americans from all walks of life. It’s […]

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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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October 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg Touts Himself as ‘Values’ Candidate at Chevy Chase Fundraiser

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., attended two private fundraising events in Chevy Chase on Saturday. Tickets to the events ranged from $250 to $2,800. In Chevy Chase, Buttigieg made the case for choosing a Democratic presidential nominee who is “living up to our values” as a country. A video […]

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October 11, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Buttigieg to Attend Private Campaign Fundraisers in Chevy Chase

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., is attending two private campaign fundraisers in Chevy Chase on Saturday, Oct. 19. The first event is a private reception in Chevy Chase at 1:30 p.m. According to Buttigieg’s campaign website, it’s hosted by David Adelman, Nuala O’Connor and Peter Bass, Congressman Don Beyer (D-Va.), […]

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October 2, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

John Delaney Does Not Qualify for October Democratic Debate

Former Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) of Potomac did not qualify for the fourth Democratic presidential debate on Oct. 15 at Otterbein University in Ohio.  To qualify for the debate, candidates had to raise money from 130,000 donors and get 2 percent of support in four polls from June 28 to Oct. 1. The polls were […]

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August 28, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Delaney Does Not Qualify for September Presidential Debate

Former Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) of Potomac has failed to qualify for the third round of Democratic presidential debates. To qualify for the debate, candidates needed to have 130,000 unique campaign donors and they needed to reach at least 2% in four qualifying polls approved by the Democratic National Committee. Delaney has reached neither. RealClearPolitics […]

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July 30, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for July 30 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, July 30 and we are celebrating three random holidays: International Day of Friendship, National Cheesecake Day, and National Father-in-Law Day. In the meantime, here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Night One of CNN’s Democratic Debate: The first of CNN’s two-night Democratic primary debate is tonight at 8 p.m. […]

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