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Big Spending, Deep Pockets Have Colored The Primary In Maryland's 8th District

Montgomery County's 8th Congressional district has been this year's most expensive. But will spending by deep-pocket candidates yield political results constituents are looking for?

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Late-Forming Super PACs Bring Big Dollars, Unnamed Donors To Senate Race

Highlighting what campaign finance experts call a “disclosure loophole” for last-minute spending by outside groups, two Super PACs have spent more than $1 million combined on Maryland's Senate primary.

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'Surprising' Super PAC Spending Continues To Grow In Maryland Senate Race

Independent campaign groups are pouring unprecedented amounts of money into Maryland' s Senate race, and the cash is having an outsized influence on the Democratic primary race between Chris Van Hollen and Donna Edwards.

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The Politics Hour - March 25, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with David Trone, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. House seat representing Maryland's 8th district.

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LISTEN: Highlights From Maryland Senate Debate On 'The Politics Hour'

Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen, the two frontrunners for the Democratic nomination in Maryland's Senate race, squared off Friday in a live debate at WAMU 88.5's studios, featuring questions from Kojo Nnamdi and Tom Sherwood.

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The Politics Hour - March 18, 2016

Reps. Donna Edwards and Chris Van Hollen square off in the first official debate among the Democratic candidates running for Maryland's open seat in the U.S. Senate.

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For Maryland's Redistricting, Expect Conflict (And Maybe A New Idea Or Two)

Efforts to change how Maryland draws its congressional districts will probably intensify as the 2020 census gets closer, especially from Republicans in the General Assembly. But there are other ideas afoot — including some that would take a regional perspective.

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What Maryland Lawmakers Have Accomplished At The Halfway Point

The yearly session for Maryland's General Assembly has hit the halfway points. Read on to hear where they stand on issues like marijuana, confederate symbols, criminal justice reform and taxes.

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The Politics Hour - February 26, 2016

D.C. Council Member Mary Cheh joins Kojo and Tom Sherwood in the studio.

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The Politics Hour - February 19, 2016

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with D.C. Fire and Emergency Services Chief Gregory Dean.