September 19, 2013 |
As things stand now, Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown (D) should have a big advantage as he seeks the endorsement of the AFL-CIO, one of the most sought-after backers in the 2014 governor's race for Democrats. That's because Brown is the only candidate to have qualified for consideration by the Maryland chapter of the labor organization. Under new rules adopted this year, the AFL-CIO has said it will only consider endorsing statewide candidates that filed with the Board of...
September 17, 2013 |
Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's gubernatorial campaign plans to unveil Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski as its latest supporter at an event Sunday, according to several people familiar with the planned endorsement. The backing of Mikulski (D-Md.), who rarely chooses sides in Democratic primaries, is scheduled to be announced in Silver Spring two days before Douglas F. Gansler, Brown's chief rival for the 2014 nomination , plans to formally launch his campaign for governor. Brown...
August 25, 2013 |
MOSCOW — Mayoral Candidate A raises questions about Candidate B's campaign literature. The police, who report to the incumbent, Candidate C, respond by raiding the print shop where the literature is produced. Candidate D raises a stink, because he was using the same printing firm. That's hardball. And that was just Thursday. Meanwhile, Candidate E portrays himself as the "Batman" who will save Moscow, and Candidate F lets himself be photographed in nothing more than a bath towel and an odd hat to demonstrate his Russian...
August 17, 2013 |
BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel's calendar this past week looked like this: unpack from an Italian vacation, catch up with advisers and kick off a campaign with a small-town rally for an election that will be held in just five weeks. In the United States, the 2016 campaign is well underway, with contenders jostling to give speeches in the battleground state of Iowa. But here in Germany, where regulations keep political ads largely off the airwaves, the sleepy federal...
August 14, 2013 |
Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown said Wednesday that Douglas F. Gansler, his chief rival for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, owes an apology "maybe to the Maryland voters" for disparaging remarks about Brown's candidacy . In secretly recorded comments published Monday by The Washington Post, Gansler, the state's current attorney general, told volunteers attending a mid-July meeting in Annapolis that Brown has few accomplishments and...
August 13, 2013 |
Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly said that Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown's mother is Swedish. She is Swiss. This version has been corrected. Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler faced mounting fallout Tuesday for telling a group of supporters last month that Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, his African American opponent for the Democratic gubernatorial nomination, has few accomplishments and is relying on his race to win the 2014 primary.