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Politics Roundup: Vignarajah ‘Supremely Confident’ She’s Eligible to Run for Governor

Plus: Two potential District 16 delegate candidates out; Elrich, Leventhal tap public campaign fund for additional money; Trone supports Baker for governor
12/15/17

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Make Their Case in Montgomery County

The eight candidates differed little on the few questions there was time for them to answer
12/14/17

El Salvador’s Ambassador Thanks County Council for Resolution Calling for Protecting TPS, DACA

Official described Montgomery County as “one of the best” for welcoming immigrants from her country
12/13/17

Montgomery County Bracing for Long-Term Revenue Decline

Projected revenue decline attributed to wealthy individuals paying significantly less in income taxes; future job cuts not ruled out
12/12/17

Rose Krasnow Promotes Experience, Knowledge in Montgomery County Executive Campaign Kickoff

Planning department deputy director and former Rockville mayor said the term limits vote prompted her to run
12/11/17

Country Clubs Come Out Against State Bill That Would Raise Their Property Taxes

Lobbyist for golf courses is former state senator who helped pass law that expanded tax exemption
12/08/17

Politics Roundup: Montgomery Council President Speaks Out Against Republican Sick Leave Proposal on Capitol Hill

Also: Featured guest no longer on invitation to Raskin party; Albornoz says he met public financing threshold in at-large council race; Rockville executive mulling U.S. Senate run
12/08/17

Raskin Breaks With Democratic Leadership in Vote on Trump Impeachment Resolution

Takoma Park legislator only Maryland Democrat to oppose House move to table proposal
12/07/17

Council President Riemer, Delegate Gutierrez Arrested in D.C. Immigration Protest

Montgomery County legislators were among about 200 protesters arrested near U.S. Capitol in support of ‘Dreamers’
12/07/17

Frosh Endorses Baker in Maryland Governor’s Race

State attorney general is second major political figure from Montgomery County to formally endorse Prince George’s County executive
12/06/17

Hans Riemer Elected Montgomery County Council President

Nancy Navarro becomes vice president
12/05/17

GOP County Chair Touts Hogan’s Prospects for Nearly Half of MoCo Vote Next Year

Mark Uncapher sees opportunities for local Republicans to do well in upcounty districts
12/05/17