Polls Show O'Malley Widening Lead Over Ehrlich | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

Polls Show O'Malley Widening Lead Over Ehrlich

Play associated audio

Maryland's Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) appears to be opening up his lead over Republican former Gov. Bob Ehrlich in their gubernatorial rematch.

A Washington Post poll published this morning says 54 percent of those likely to vote support O'Malley, while 40 percent say they support Ehrlich. The poll has a 3 percent margin of error.

The percentage of voters with an unfavorable view of Ehrlich grew by 10 percentage points since a poll last month.

More likely voters said they trust O'Malley to do a better job with the economy and taxes than Ehrlich.

Another recent poll, published by the Baltimore Sun, shows O'Malley leading Ehrlich 52 percent to 38 percent, with a 3.5 percent margin of error.

NPR

For The Autumnal Equinox, A Poem As Chilling As The Fall Weather

Tuesday is the first day of fall. This time of year reminds critic Abigail Deutsch of Stephen Dobyns' "How to Like It" — a poem about a man who ponders his lost summers and fleeting dreams.
NPR

Keeping Heirloom Apples Alive Is 'Like A Chain Letter' Over Many Centuries

Scott Farm in Vermont grows 100 apple varieties, some of them dating back to the 1700s. These apples may not look as pretty as the Red Delicious, but what they lack in looks they make up for in taste.
WAMU 88.5

New Anthony Brown Video Accuses Opponent Of 'Hiding' And 'Lying"

Democrat Anthony Brown unveiled a new web video today alleging that Republican Larry Hogan is "hiding" his positions on contentious issues like abortion and gun control.
NPR

Retailers' Customers Cautioned As Cyber Attacks Continue

Home Depot says some 56 million card holders were possibly compromised in a cyber attack. It says there's no evidence that debit PIN numbers were comprised or that the breach affected online shoppers.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.