A Team Offering The Best Opportunity For All

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Why should members of our Jewish community vote for Ken Timmerman and me in the Republican primary on June 24 and in the general election in November? The answer is very simple: Because you are Marylanders, and you care about your state. We offer the best opportunity for bringing Marylanders together and expanding opportunities for… Read More

Common-Sense Solutions Needed To ‘Repair’ Maryland

I have spent the past year campaigning throughout the state of Maryland. I have talked to countless families, small business owners, farmers, teachers, factory workers, office workers and people who have no job at all. With each person I sensed a feeling of being forgotten by their state government; not that they want government to… Read More

Working For What’s Fair

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In 1981, I was 9 years old and Ronald Reagan had just become president. My dad was a welder at a Caterpillar plant and a member of the United Auto Workers, but he and his union co-workers went on strike because they weren’t making fair wages. For six months my family made ends meet on… Read More

Putting Community First: A Leader’s Highest Calling

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Just a few nights from now I will be standing on a stage, hopefully as Maryland’s Democratic nominee for governor, in front of the hundreds of supporters who made my campaign possible. Win or lose, I will be standing tall, proud to have committed my career to public service and proud to have brought onstage… Read More

A Commitment To Community, Social Justice

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During my tour of duty with the Army in Iraq, I learned that no matter where you live or what your background is we all want the same things for our families. We want good jobs and opportunities made possible by a quality education, access to affordable health care and clean air and water and… Read More

Making Maryland Safer Is Top Priority

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As a Maryland state legislator, I have been deeply dedicated to supporting and advancing the causes of Maryland’s Jewish community. I have been the lead sponsor of millions of dollars of bond bills that fund and support communal institutions of the Jewish community, including support for career services, educational and professional programs, in-home services, nursing… Read More

A Vision for Maryland In A Dangerous World

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It has been my honor to represent the 11th District for the past 12 years. As I reflect on the last decade, it is not just of the bills I’ve passed and the people I’ve helped, but the integrity with which I have worked and the vision I have crafted for moving forward into the… Read More

Get Out The Vote

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With contested races, large candidate pools and open seats, the June 24 primary elections could see a considerable amount of shakeup in local offices. In addition to the gubernatorial primaries — where Democratic voters will choose between Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, Attorney General Doug Gansler and Del. Heather Mizeur, and Republican voters will choose between… Read More

The Next Eric Cantor

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With House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s stunning loss last week, the highest-ranking Jewish Republican politician has suddenly been kicked from power. But Cantor’s rise was almost as improbably swift. Elected in 2000 to represent Virginia’s 7th Congressional District, he was appointed chief deputy whip after only one term. When Republicans regained control of the House… Read More

‘The Ultimate Challenge’

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While most of the expected 300 participants would be happy just to finish the Summer Death Race, which starts on Friday, June 2, in Pittsfield, Vt., Harrison Lessans, 23, of Pikesville is training for this ultimate challenge with the intent of being in the top percentile of the usual 15 to 20 percent of the… Read More