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Takoma Park’s County Council “Troika” Strikes Again, Bans Pesticides the EPA Considers Safe

Posted: October 24, 2015 at 4:57 pm   /   FreeState, Newsletter

By Mark Uncapher Although Takoma Park makes up less than 2% of Montgomery County’s population, its three residents serving as at large members on the nine-member County Council have an outsized role in setting the county’s political agenda. Earlier this month the County Council by a vote of 6 to 3 banned the use of […]

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Candidate Frank Howard Poised for Fight with Delaney

Posted: October 24, 2015 at 4:54 pm   /   Newsletter

By Ally McMahon Frank Howard, a candidate for Congress in Maryland’s 6th District, is drawing stark contrasts between himself and incumbent Rep. John Delaney on the very issues that led to one of the biggest election surprises in the nation last year, when voters overwhelmingly chose Republican Larry Hogan over the Democratic establishment. An article […]

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There They Go Again

Posted: October 24, 2015 at 4:48 pm   /   Newsletter

By Nick Peang-Meth Things got off to a pretty good start when seven-term Congressman Chris Van Hollen declared his candidacy for the U.S. Senate in Maryland. After Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) announced her retirement, the Democrat from Maryland’s 8th congressional district quickly and easily racked up key endorsements from national Democrats like Senate Minority Leader […]

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MCGOP 2015 Reagan Day Dinner with Distinguished Guest Speaker Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah)

Posted: October 22, 2015 at 5:32 pm   /   Newsletter

MCGOP 2015 Reagan Day Dinner with Distinguished Guest Speaker Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) Veterans Day – Wednesday, November 11th, 2015 6:30 PM DoubleTree Silver Spring 8727 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910 PRINT INVITATION AND MAIL TO MCGOP Senator Mike Lee (R-Utah) Tickets Elected in 2010 as Utah’s 16th senator, Mike Lee has spent his career […]

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Is ‘Early Voting’ Reducing Montgomery County’s Election Turnout?

Posted: October 12, 2015 at 9:51 pm   /   FreeState, Newsletter

By Mark Uncapher Much sound and fury has been expended by the Montgomery County Council over the decision of the County’s Board of Elections to shift two early voting sites, one from Chevy Chase to Potomac and the other from Burtonsville to Brookeville. Perhaps the wildest and most over-the-top comment came from Council member Tom […]

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