November 2nd, 2010
08:10 PM ET
4 years ago

In Maryland: CNN projects Democratic Sen. win

(CNN) - Democratic incumbent Sen. Barbara Mikulski has won her bid for re-election to a fifth term as Maryland senator, CNN projects, beating out Republican nominee Eric Wargotz. Projections are based on CNN analysis of exit poll data.


Filed under: Barbara Mikulski • Maryland • The Latest Calls
November 1st, 2010
10:00 AM ET
4 years ago

Vulnerable Dem fights on

Editor's Note: In the final 100 days before Election Day, CNN has been profiling one race at random each day from among the nation's top 100 House races, which we've dubbed "The CNN 100." Read the full list here.

Today's featured district is:
Maryland's 1st – Democrat Frank Kratovil is defending his seat.
Primary: September 14, 2010
Where: The 1st Congressional District is located in Northeastern Maryland.
Days Until Election Day: 1

(CNN) - Frank Kratovil rode to victory on the Democratic wave that swept the nation during the elections in 2008.
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Filed under: 2010 • CNN 100 • Maryland
October 21st, 2010
08:00 PM ET
4 years ago

Clinton uses sports to get out the vote

(CNN) – Former President Bill Clinton's advice to voters in Maryland? Treat this election like a sports game.

"If you look at the facts, if you treat this like it's a report on ESPN instead of the crazy food fight financed by secret special interests," Clinton said. "(If) you look at the facts, the tale of two governors leads you to the inevitable conclusion: I think we ought to keep Martin O'Malley."
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Filed under: 2010 • Martin O'Malley • Maryland • President Clinton
October 7th, 2010
11:08 AM ET
4 years ago

Obama to help O'Malley get out base in Maryland

(CNN) - President Barack Obama heads 19 miles east of the White House Thursday afternoon, to team up at a campaign event with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley.

The president joins Maryland's Democratic governor, who's running for re-election this year, at a rally at Bowie State University.
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Filed under: 2010 • Martin O'Malley • Maryland • President Obama • Robert Ehrlich
September 29th, 2010
11:23 AM ET
4 years ago

Obama to team up with MD gov

Washington (CNN) – He's traveled from coast to coast trying to help fellow Democrats. But on October 7, President Barack Obama won't have to make such a long trip.

A Democratic source confirms to CNN that Obama will team up next week with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley, who's running for re-election this year.

News of the trip, first reported by the Washington Post, came Tuesday as the president's voice appeared in a new radio ad for the first-term governor.

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Filed under: 2010 • Martin O'Malley • Maryland • President Obama
September 21st, 2010
10:33 AM ET
4 years ago

RGA jumps into Maryland rematch battle

The Republican Governors Association has jumped into the Maryland gubernatorial race between Republican Robert Ehrlich (left) and Democrat Martin O’Malley (right).
The Republican Governors Association has jumped into the Maryland gubernatorial race between Republican Robert Ehrlich (left) and Democrat Martin O’Malley (right).

Washington (CNN) - The rematch in Maryland's getting more interesting.

Republican Governor's Association released its first ad in Maryland's gubernatorial campaign on Tuesday, supporting GOP nominee and former Gov. Robert Ehrlich and attacking the Democratic incumbent, Gov. Martin O'Malley.

"With Martin O'Malley as Governor, Maryland has moved backward, not forward. Unemployment has doubled. More than three thousand Maryland businesses have closed or moved to other states. O'Malley passed the largest tax increase in history. A twenty percent sales tax hike. Job-killing taxes on business," says the narrator in the ad. "And now O'Malley says he's open to raising taxes again. Martin O'Malley: Higher Taxes, Fewer Jobs – moving Maryland backwards."

Maryland Democrats are firing back.

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Filed under: 2010 • Martin O'Malley • Maryland • Robert Ehrlich
September 14th, 2010
09:17 PM ET
4 years ago

Game on for rematch in Maryland

Former Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich will win Maryland’s Republican gubernatorial primary and face Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley in November.
Former Maryland Gov. Robert Ehrlich will win Maryland’s Republican gubernatorial primary and face Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley in November.

(CNN) - The rematch is on in Maryland.

CNN projects that former Gov. Robert Ehrlich will win the state's Republican gubernatorial primary. The victory would mean that Ehrlich will now face off in November's general election against Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley, who defeated Ehrlich in his 2006 bid for re-election for a second term.

In Tuesday's primary, Ehrlich faced off against businessman Brian Murphy, who was backed last month by former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin.

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Filed under: 2010 • Maryland • Robert Ehrlich
September 13th, 2010
05:59 PM ET
4 years ago

McCain breaks with Palin in Maryland

Sarah Palin recorded a last minute robocall for Maryland GOP gubernatorial candidate Brian Murphy Monday.
Sarah Palin recorded a last minute robocall for Maryland GOP gubernatorial candidate Brian Murphy Monday.

Washington (CNN) - Republican Brian Murphy is heading into Tuesday's GOP gubernatorial primary in Maryland with a last minute robocall from conservative star Sarah Palin.

Just hours earlier, Sen. John McCain – Palin's former presidential running mate – had announced his support for Murphy's primary opponent, former Gov. Robert Ehrlich in an interview with the AP, saying Ehrlich is "a fine guy."

But the split is not surprising given the roster of candidates Palin has chosen to support this election cycle, as she has often broken with the Republican establishment. Her endorsement of Joe Miller in the Alaskan Senate GOP primary is widely credited with helping to propel the formerly little-known candidate to an upset victory over incumbent Sen. Lisa Murkowski.

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Filed under: 2010 • John McCain • Maryland • Sarah Palin
August 4th, 2010
02:03 PM ET
4 years ago

Palin endorses Murphy

Sarah Palin endorsed Republican candidate Brian Murphy for governor of Maryland.
Sarah Palin endorsed Republican candidate Brian Murphy for governor of Maryland.

Washington (CNN) – Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has endorsed yet another candidate-this time it's Brian Murphy, Maryland Republican candidate for governor.

In a statement posted on Palin's Facebook page, "I'm honored to endorse Brian Murphy for Governor of Maryland. Brian is a pro-life, pro-Second Amendment commonsense conservative and a firm believer in the free market and the cause for energy independence."

"As a former energy industry executive and current small business owner, Brian has the private sector experience that is so lacking in government today. He knows how to incentivize industry to get our economy moving again. Together with his running mate for lieutenant governor, Mike Ryman, Brian will provide Maryland with principled and results oriented leadership," said Palin.

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Filed under: 2010 • Maryland • Sarah Palin
July 19th, 2010
12:48 PM ET
4 years ago

Biden back on trail after upbeat election prediction

Vice President Joe Biden is hitting the campaign trail on Monday.
Vice President Joe Biden is hitting the campaign trail on Monday.

Washington (CNN) - One day after delivering an upbeat view of his party's chances this November, Vice President Joe Biden is back on the campaign trail Monday, helping two fellow Democrats facing tough contests the midterm elections.

Monday afternoon, Biden attends a political event in Philadelphia for Bryan Lentz, the Democratic nominee for Pennsylvania's seventh congressional district, in the southeast part of the state. Lentz, a representative in the Pennsylvania State House and a former U.S. Army officer who served in Iraq, is facing off against former U.S Attorney and former Delaware County District Attorney Pat Meehan. The candidates are vying to succeed Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak, who is the state's Democratic nominee for the Senate. Sestak, a former Navy admiral, defeated incumbent Sen. Arlen Specter in a May 18 primary.

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Filed under: 2010 • Joe Biden • Maryland • Pennsylvania
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