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Jonathan Shurberg—Election Law Attorney, Candidate and Political Blogger—Dies at 54

Funeral service set for Tuesday for Silver Spring resident
07/21/17

County Plans To Push for State Law Change To Prevent Release of Citizens’ Email Addresses, Phone Numbers

Move comes after hundreds of thousands of email addresses were released to several people following public information requests
07/19/17

Del. Waldstreicher To Seek District 18 Senate Seat Being Vacated by Madaleno

Shetty, vice chair of county Democratic committee, will run for open delegate seat
07/19/17

Madaleno Formally Announces Run for Governor

State senator from Montgomery County is pitching his budget and legislative experience
07/17/17

Two Democrats Eyeing Delaney’s Seat Outraised Him in 2nd Quarter Of 2017

FEC reports show Miller tapped into Indian-American community, while Frick got a boost from fellow lawyers
07/17/17

Miller Announces $350,000 Fundraising Haul for Possible Race for Delaney’s Seat

State delegate raises money before Delaney has announced whether he will run for re-election
07/13/17

Bernie Sanders Endorses Ben Jealous for Maryland Governor in Silver Spring

Former presidential candidate declared Jealous has 'the radical idea that maybe, just maybe government should represent all of the people and not just the 1 percent'
07/13/17

Hucker Confident County Can Set Up Student Loan Agency

Council member believes he has support from colleagues to make it a reality
07/12/17

Forum for Democratic Candidates for Governor in Silver Spring Tonight

A regional workers union and state political organization is hosting the three-hour event
07/12/17

Governor, County Executive Break Ground for New Watkins Mill Interchange

Project is expected to give Gaithersburg residents easier access to I-270
07/11/17

Hogan Says He Has Plenty of Time Before Focusing on Re-Election

Governor says he’ll work on state issues as Democrats wage primary battle
07/10/17

Delaney Criticizes Hogan as He Mulls Run for Governor

Congressman from Potomac said governor’s public policy initiatives “feel good and sound good,” but are rooted in “fundamentally bad public policy”
07/07/17

Rockville City Council Member To Run for Delegate

Julie Palakovich Carr recently led the effort to pass the city’s new immigration ordinance
07/06/17

UPDATED - State Lawmakers Send Letter to Hogan Urging Him To Refuse Federal Election Data Request

Later on Monday the state's elections administrator refused the federal request
07/03/17

Elrich, Leventhal and Riemer Hit Public Election Financing Thresholds

County Council members say they will soon be able to receive matching contributions from the county
06/28/17

Sentinel Editor Takes on White House Spokeswoman, Wins Praise on Twitter

Local journalist Brian Karem calls out Sarah Huckabee Sanders for continuing ‘fake news’ narrative
06/27/17

Leventhal Formally Kicks Off Montgomery County Executive Campaign

County Council member says he knows how to provide a government that works
06/26/17

Rockville Deals With International Flags Flap; Court Records Illuminate Democratic Effort To Overtake Sixth District Seat

News, announcements and other helpful links for Monday morning
06/26/17

County Council Spokesman Transferred to New Role After Announcing He Will Run for At-Large Council Seat

Neil Greenberger’s plan to stay in council job drew criticism
06/23/17

Hamza Khan Reconsidering Move To Drop Out of District 39 Delegate Race

Will decide later this summer whether to run for state legislature or County Council
06/23/17
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