The District 5 council member for Montgomery County's Cherrie Branson is on her way out, leaving five candidates vying to represent the district, which covers Silver Spring, Takoma Park, and Burtonsville.
Phil Andrews has long served as the District 3 representative on the Montgomery County Council, and in his bid to be county executive, he 's eschewing developer contributions in a gamble that he is confident he can overcome.
In the latest debate between Maryland's three leading gubernatorial candidates on the Democratic side, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown had a new take on the state's failed health care exchange, saying he should have taken a greater role.
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