Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is attempting to implement a $9 billion plan to build 100 miles of toll lanes on Maryland’s traffic-choked highways. Rather than use public financing, Hogan is turning to the private markets.
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How the Washington Post, Big Money and a bit of racism re-elected a GOP governor in Deep Blue Maryland.
“It’s not surprising that we’ve seen an increase of hate or racist incidents” in Anne Arundel County, says civil rights activist Carl Snowden.
In Maryland, Tuesday’s election saw widespread irregularities in heavily African American precincts in Prince George’s and Montgomery counties.
Ahead of Tuesday’s election, the Washington Post is downplaying Gov. Hogan’s role in the scandal engulfing UMD.
Two years before Donald Trump rode the Tea Party wave into the White House, Larry Hogan captured the Maryland governor’s mansion with the help of this same energy.
Pete spoke with Thom Hartmann about how polls and the press are failing progressive candidates of color.
Today’s polls are not just failing, they seem to be doing so in a way that makes black progressive candidates appear to have less support.
With just seven weeks to go, each news cycle is critical and the Post is determined to see that Ben Jealous doesn’t win any of them, or the election for Md. governor.
Ben Jealous faces stiff competition, and not just from incumbent Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The Post has set its sights on defeating Jealous.
The Washington Post worked hard to defeat Donna Edwards, then wasted no time crafting a narrative to explain her loss. “Lesson from Edwards’s loss: ‘It shouldn’t be about race,’” read a Post headline on election night.