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Doug Gansler Formally Announces Candidacy For Maryland Governor

Maryland's attorney general Doug Gansler has officially thrown his hat in the ring in a crowded field for the governor's office.

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The Politics Hour - Sept 20, 2013

D.C. mayoral candidate Tommy Wells joins Kojo and Tom, along with Robert Sarvis, the Libertarian candidate for governor in Virginia.

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West Maryland? A Secessionist Movement Brewing In The Free State

Maryland is one of the original 13 American colonies, but there's a movement underway pushing for its Western counties to break away and form their own state.

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Charles Lollar Joins Crowded Maryland GOP Gubernatorial Primary

It's a crowded field for the Republican nod in Maryland's gubernatorial race next year, as former Marine and executive Charles Lollar tosses his hat in the ring.

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The Politics Hour - Aug 30, 2013

D.C. Democratic mayoral candidate Jack Evans joins the Politics Hour gang in the studio.

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The Politics Hour - Aug 23, 2013

Mark Herring, Virginia's Democratic candidate for attorney general, joins the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

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The Politics Hour

Join us for our weekly review of the politics, policies, and personalities of the District of Columbia, Maryland and Virginia.

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Gansler Offering No Apology For Remarks About Race

Maryland attorney general Doug Gansler says he won't apologize for comments he made that Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown is "relying on his race" in the state's gubernatorial election.

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Gansler Says Brown Relying On Race To Get Elected To Maryland's Top Office

In a recording of a speech to campaign volunteers, Maryland Attorney General and likely gubernatorial contender Doug Gansler said Lieutenant Governor Anthony Brown—who is African American—is relying on the color of his skin to get elected.

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Busy Week For Maryland Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates

Three candidates for the Democratic gubernatorial nod in Maryland are staking out positions and endorsements this week less than a year from the primary.