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Josh Kurtz: Anthony Brown and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad FEC Report

First, let’s stipulate that the candidates who have officially gotten into the race to replace Rep. Donna Edwards (D) as she runs for Senate had only three weeks to raise money before the release of the latest campaign finance disclosures. Let us also stipulate that none of the candidates... Read More >

Md. Del. Dereck Davis to join race to replace Edwards in Congress

The chair of Maryland’s powerful House of Delegates economic matters committee said Wednesday that he will compete for the congressional seat being vacated by U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.), who is running for U.S. Senate. Del. Dereck Davis (D-Prince George’s) will join a crowded... Read More >

Dereck Davis joins race for 4th District congressional seat

Democrat Del. Dereck E. Davis, the powerful and well-respected chair of the state's House Economic Matters Committee, said Wednesday he plans to run for Congress.  Davis said he will formally announce his candidacy for Maryland's 4th Congressional District in the coming days, but... Read More >

Our fourth annual “New Coat Drive"

Dear Community Partner: I am writing to request your support of our fourth annual “New Coat Drive.”  The Prince George’s County Office of Community Relations is spearheading a coat drive to benefit the less fortunate children and adults living in Prince George’s... Read More >

Hogan, Brown Differ In Message To Black Voters

In deep-blue Maryland, it's the white Republican running for governor who has a direct message for black voters. GOP nominee Larry Hogan has canvassed along inner-city streets and spoken to students at a historically black college in Bowie. He says his party has too often overlooked... Read More >

Democrat vows to close "Hogan loophole"

A prominent Democrat lawmaker said Thursday he would work to close what he called "the Hogan loophole," which he said allowed Republican Larry Hogan "to pocket" public money during Hogan's campaign for governor. Economic Matters Committee chairman Del. Dereck Davis said... Read More >

Panel Hears Complaints About Maryland’s Business Climate

HAGERSTOWN — An official for one of the largest employers here said his company remains in the state because of a large investment in its Washington County plant and not because Maryland is friendly to businesses. “Volvo is here not by choice but by legacy,” said Wade Watson,... Read More >

Dereck E. Davis Election Q&A & Biography

Name: Dereck E. Davis Address: 11008 Royal Grant Circle Mitchellville, Md. 20721 Neighborhood of Residence: Woodmore West Date of Birth: June 6, 1967 Occupation: Deputy Director, Prince George’s County Office of Community Relations Education: M.P.P. 1999, BA 1989 Marital... Read More >

SEIU MD Endorses Delegate Dereck Davis

Dear Delegate Derek Davis,   On behalf of the 45,000 security officers, healthcare workers, educators, childcare providers, caregivers, and public employees represented by the SEIU Maryland and D.C. State Council, we are pleased to inform you that you have received our endorsement in the 2014... Read More >

Prince George’s County General Assembly Endorsements

The Gazette only endorses in contested races, so primary elections in which a candidate doesn’t have a challenger are not listed below. For more election information, visit District 22 Includes Greenbelt, Berwyn Heights, Hyattsville, New Carrollton, North Brentwood,... Read More >

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