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  • [Conservative] Colburn seeking seat of [RINO] Gilchrest in Congress

    05/06/2003 8:29:04 PM PDT · by ForOurFuture · 7 replies · 1,412+ views
    Colburn seeking seat of Gilchrest in Congress State senator from Shore to challenge 1st District incumbent for GOP nod Associated Press Originally published May 6, 2003 CAMBRIDGE -- State Sen. Richard F. Colburn announced yesterday that he will challenge Rep. Wayne T. Gilchrest for the Republican nomination in the 1st Congressional District, saying the district needs a conservative who will fight for jobs. "My decision to run for Congress is based on the overriding need for the citizens for the 1st Congressional District to be represented by a conservative," Colburn said. Colburn, a former town manager in Federalsburg, said he...
  • Steele stands by his man - Says no to 2004 Senate bid

    05/06/2003 1:21:20 PM PDT · by JohnnyZ · 6 replies · 1,553+ views
    Maryland Gazette via MD GOP ^ | February 14, 2003 | Thomas Dennison
    ANNAPOLIS -- Despite intense encouragement by some state and national Republicans, Lt. Gov. Michael S. Steele will heed the wishes of Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. and not challenge U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski in next year's elections. "No, I will not run for the United States Senate in 2004," Steele told The Gazette on Thursday. "I have to help my governor." The governor's opposition and Steele's unwillingness to run deflate the hopes in some GOP circles that Maryland's first black lieutenant governor would take on the entrenched three-term senator from East Baltimore. But by nixing the idea, Ehrlich (R)...
  • Republican wins the Maryland recount.

    11/26/2002 2:03:39 PM PST · by Revolutionary · 6 replies · 1,185+ views
    WMAL radio
    The recount in Maryland just ended and score another gain for the Republican party. Long time Maryland Democrat Speaker of the House was defeated by a Republican newcomer. The margin of victory being 700 plus votes. The Republican actually gains votes during the recount.
  • Reasons for Tuesdays Results:Why the Democrats Did so Poorly

    11/13/2002 6:58:44 PM PST · by sboyd · 4 replies · 1,619+ views
    none | 13 Nov 02 | Stephen Boyd
    Tuesday was a massacre for the democrats. They had no message and the polling was horrible. I have always been skeptical about polls and it appears that most of the pre-election polls were off. So why did the republicans do so well? George Bush deserves much of the credit, but let's not forget about the great candidates we had. 90% od our candidates were experienced and did well in their debates. The democrats did have a message. It was "no" to whatever being asked. The get nothing done senate was another reason. No bills and no judges were coming out...
  • Election Day: "Let's Roll!"

    11/03/2002 11:07:32 AM PST · by Radical Poet · 1 replies · 1,916+ views
    Press of Righteous Indignation | 11/03/02 | Stan Simons
    The ENEMY forged the stolen steel Delighted at the pain we would soon feel A hot branding iron to burn a 9 and 11 In the hearts of all righteous under Heaven The demons smiled and admired their work Then dedicated it with an unholy curse The plans were laid well, the deceptions intact With stooges called "martyrs" they began the attack They boarded the planes with thin, tight-lipped smiles Politely nodding to each small child - In a short time they’d know TERROR too real When their KILLERS captured the pilot’s wheel May the TWIN TOWERS of bright beacon...
  • Election Day: "...Let's Roll!"

    11/02/2002 7:55:18 AM PST · by Radical Poet · 1 replies · 1,906+ views
    Press of Righteous Indignation | 11/02/02 | Stan Simons
    The ENEMY forged the stolen steel Delighted at the pain we would soon feel A hot branding iron to burn a 9 and 11 In the hearts of all righteous under Heaven The demons smiled and admired their work Then dedicated it with an unholy curse The plans were laid well, the deceptions intact With stooges called "martyrs" they began the attack They boarded the planes with thin, tight-lipped smiles Politely nodding to each small child - In a short time they’d know TERROR too real When their KILLERS captured the pilot’s wheel May the TWIN TOWERS of bright beacon...
  • Ruppersberger (D) widens lead over Bentley [MD-02]

    10/31/2002 4:58:20 AM PST · by BlackRazor · 6 replies · 998+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 10/31/02 | Andrew A. Green
    For the first time, Democrat C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger has opened a significant lead against Republican Helen Delich Bentley in their race for Maryland's 2nd Congressional District, according to a new poll. The Maryland Poll - conducted for The Sun and The Gazette newspapers - found that Ruppersberger, the Baltimore County executive, leads the former congresswoman 46 percent to 38 percent, with 15 percent undecided with less than a week before Election Day. When undecided voters leaning one way or the other are taken into account, Ruppersberger's lead increases to 49-40.
  • 10/28 SurveyUSA Poll Results [CA, KS, MD, MI, SC]

    10/29/2002 3:45:54 PM PST · by BlackRazor · 30 replies · 1,423+ views
    SurveyUSA ^ | 10/29/02 | N/A
    California Governor 10/28/2002 Davis (D) 48% Simon (R) 37% Camejo (G) 8% Copeland (L) 3% Undecided/Other 4% Data Collected 10/25/02 - 10/27/02 Geography State of California Universe 725 Likely Voters Margin of Error 3.7% Client KABC-TV Los Angeles KXTV-TV Sacramento KGTV-TV San Diego KPIX-TV San Francisco ----- Kansas Governor 10/28/2002 Sebelius (D) 53% Shallenburger (R) 38% Hawver (L) 4% Pettibone (Ref) 2% Undecided/Other 3% Data Collected 10/25/02 - 10/27/02 Geography State of Kansas Universe 553 Likely Voters Margin of Error 4.3% Client KWCH-TV Wichita ----- Maryland Governor 10/28/2002 Townsend (D) 49% Ehrlich (R) 48% Undecided/Other 3% Data Collected 10/25/02 -...
  • GOP's Answer To Democrat Propaganda

    10/25/2002 1:41:17 AM PDT · by MaineVoter2002 · 2 replies · 2,151+ views
    Received this in my email box tonight http://www.rnc.org/flash/bushsavestheday.html
  • 10/21 SurveyUSA Poll Results [MD, MI, SC]

    10/22/2002 8:38:10 AM PDT · by BlackRazor · 9 replies · 1,007+ views
    SurveyUSA ^ | 10/22/01 | N/A
    Maryland Governor 10/21/2002 Ehrlich (R) 48.2% Townsend (D) 48.2% Undecided/Other 3.6% Data Collected 10/18/02 - 10/20/02 Geography State of Maryland Universe 901 Likely Voters Margin of Error 3.3% Client WMAR-TV Baltimore WJLA-TV Washington ----- Michigan Governor 10/21/2002 Granholm (D) 54% Posthumus (R) 41% Undecided/Other 5% Data Collected 10/18/02 - 10/20/02 Geography State of Michigan Universe 649 Likely Voters Margin of Error 3.9% Client WDIV-TV Detroit WZZM-TV Grand Rapids ----- South Carolina Governor 10/21/2002 Hodges (D) 51% Sanford (R) 46% Undecided/Other 3% Data Collected 10/18/02 - 10/20/02 Geography State of South Carolina Universe 671 Likely Voters Margin of Error 3.9% Client...
  • Maryland Gov Poll: Ehrlich (R) - 51%, KKT (D) - 47%

    10/10/2002 5:44:05 AM PDT · by Coop · 20 replies · 952+ views
    Ehrlich campaign E-mail ^ | 10/10/02 | N/A
    According to a poll released on October 8 by WJLA TV in Washington, Bob Ehrlich leads Lieutenant Governor Townsend by a margin of 51 - 47 %.
  • Townsend's divisive campaign

    10/07/2002 8:20:39 AM PDT · by gramho12 · 2 replies · 629+ views
    The Washington Tomes ^ | 10/7/2002 | Editorial
    <p>A careful look at Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Kennedy Townsend — her campaign's flirtation with hiring consultant Julius Henson to scare black voters into voting against Republican nominee Robert Ehrlich, her strident defense of affirmative action and her efforts to insinuate that Jewish Marylanders have no business voting for Republicans — suggests that sowing racial and ethnic discord are key components of her campaign.</p>
  • Ehrlich holds lead over Townsend, WRC-TV poll shows [MD Governor]

    09/17/2002 5:23:56 AM PDT · by BlackRazor · 4 replies · 697+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 9/17/02 | N/A
    Republican Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. leads Democrat Kathleen Kennedy Townsend 46 percent to 43 percent in the race for Maryland governor, according to a poll for Washington television station WRC-NBC4 released yesterday. The poll is the first to show Ehrlich with a lead in the tightening contest, although it has a margin of error of 4 percentage points, meaning the race remains a statistical tie, as other recent polls have suggested. It was conducted by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research Inc., which surveyed 625 likely voters statewide.
  • Spending less than $500, (FReeper) ALZONA wins 72,610+ votes in Maryland Republican Primary election

    09/12/2002 7:07:22 PM PDT · by Hail Caesar · 67 replies · 778+ views
    Alzona for Comptroller Campaign ^ | September 12, 2002 | Hail Caesar
    For immediate release 9/12/2002 10:00 P.M. EDT Despite spending less than $500, Alzona, a fiscal conservative, wins 72,610+ votes (42.3%) in the statewide Republican Primary Election for Maryland ComptrollerTo: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor Contact: Augustus Alzona, 301-530-8883 e-mail: alzona@verizon.netPress Release In his very first campaign for statewide public office, Augustus Alzona (R), a Bethesda CPA and management consultant, received an impressive 72,610 + votes (42.3%) cast in the September 10th Maryland Gubernatorial Primary Election. A well-known grassroots conservative, civil/constitutional rights advocate and minority community activist, Alzona, was around 7.7% short of the votes required to become the very first Filipino...
  • [MD Gov. Race]: GOP's Ehrlich Winning over Traditional Jewish Democrats

    09/10/2002 6:55:28 AM PDT · by Coop · 16 replies · 808+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 9/9/02 | Sarah Koenig
    Efforts by Rep. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. to win over Jewish voters in Maryland, many of whom have traditionally voted Democratic in the past, may be paying off. Influential members of the Baltimore region's Jewish community say Ehrlich is gaining uncommonly strong support from Jewish Democrats in his bid to become Maryland's first Republican governor since the 1960s. And in Montgomery County, where he is far less known, Jewish voters are beginning to give him a look, leaders there say. Ehrlich says the support reflects that he's a Republican who bothers to ask Jews for their vote - something he...
  • Barksdale: Bar to bench Barksdale: Bar to bench

    09/09/2002 11:26:44 PM PDT · by galethus · 507+ views
    Montgomery Gazette ^ | August 7, 2002 | Manju Subramanya
    [SNIP] Barksdale said he built his work ethic tending to his father's dairy farm in rural southern Virginia. "You work in an office," he said, "you are not really working."
  • REAL Republican Slate for Maryland Sept. 10th Primary Election

    09/09/2002 7:57:15 PM PDT · by Hail Caesar · 40 replies · 956+ views
    The REAL Republican Slate flier ^ | September 9, 2002 | Hail Caesar
      The REAL Republicans!COMPTROLLER(Vote for One)Augustus AlzonaCPA, manager, civic leader, trusted family man  REPUBLICAN CENTRAL COMMITTEEAT LARGE(Vote for Three)Augustus AlzonaConservative activist, coalitions leaderJeff BrownSmall businessman, gun rights patriotMary Greta PattenLibrarian, Daughter of the American Revolution  DISTRICT 14(Vote for One)Joseph SladkiEducation & Technology Management Consultant  DISTRICT 17(Vote for One)Robert E. BrandDecorated Vietnam War Veteran, Security Specialist  DISTRICT 39(Vote for Two)Mark Alan BoothDecorated Gulf War Veteran, Trans. OperationsRobert HoldenDecorated Vietnam War Hero (2 Bronze Stars)  BOARD OF EDUCATION AT LARGE(Vote for One)Robert HoldenTeacher, small business owner, MENSA member  Authority: Augustus Alzona, Campaign ManagerThe Real Republican SlateThePatriot@ToughGuy.Net THE REAL REPUBLICAN SLATEThese REAL Republicans are...
  • Barksdale: Bar to bench

    09/06/2002 10:14:39 PM PDT · by galethus · 497+ views
    Montgomery Gazette ^ | August 7, 2002 | Manju Subramanya
    [SNIP] Barksdale, 38, is one of four lawyers challenging six sitting Circuit Court judges in the nonpartisan judicial race, marking the first time since 1986 that incumbent judges are facing contested elections. "I have nothing but respect for the judiciary," he said. At the same time, Barksdale said, "If someone has the word 'judge' in front of their names, that doesn't mean they have more experience than some litigators in this county."
  • Wrightson Accepts Nomination to Retire Ida, Return Ethics

    08/31/2002 7:18:59 AM PDT · by wrightson for md senate 20th · 1 replies · 325+ views
    Web Page ^ | 8/6/02 | John W. Wrightson
    http://www.wam.umd.edu/~tom/wrightson/update.html
  • Ehrlich Raises Cash Faster than Townsend

    08/30/2002 11:12:23 AM PDT · by Coop · 20 replies · 447+ views
    Baltimore Sun ^ | 8/30/02 | Sarah Koenig, David Nitkin
    In a tally sure to further boost his confidence, Republican Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. raised five times more money in recent weeks than Democrat Kathleen Kennedy Townsend did, campaign finance reports show. Although Townsend's campaign for governor has raised more money overall - $6.8 million compared with Ehrlich's $4.5 million - what began this year as a chasm between their bank accounts appears to be closing quickly. During the most recent reporting period, from Aug. 7 to 25, Ehrlich raised more than $620,000... Townsend had a far quieter month, collecting about $126,000 during the reporting period. ...Ehrlich's success in the...
  • Wayne's World War on the Eastern Shore?- Conservative Groups Target Moderate Gilchrest

    08/19/2002 1:40:49 PM PDT · by ForOurFuture · 8 replies · 552+ views
    RollCall (reformatted by me) ^ | 8-19 | Chris Cillizza
    August 19, 2002 Wayne's World War on the Eastern Shore? Conservative Groups Target Moderate Gilchrest By Chris Cillizza Vacationland has suddenly turned into a political battleground. Rep. Wayne Gilchrest will face hard-charging attorney David Fischer in the Sept. 10 GOP primary in Maryland's 1st district, a seat made up almost entirely of the state's portion of the Eastern Shore, a rural area that is also a prime getaway spot for many in the mid-Atlantic region. Fischer's candidacy has gained significant national support over the past several weeks, as he has secured the backing of the National Rifle Association and Club...
  • Federal jury widens probe of crime office (Kennedy Townsend Corruption)

    08/13/2002 7:51:28 AM PDT · by CollegeRepublican · 241+ views
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | August 13, 2002 | Gail Gibson and Greg Garland
    A federal grand jury investigating a Maryland crime-control office overseen by Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend has asked to review personnel records for about half the agency's professional staff as well as documents showing how more than $6 million in federal funds was spent, according to subpoenas released yesterday by state officials. The subpoenas give the clearest indication yet of the widening scope of the federal probe and its apparent focus on whether state employees were engaged in improper political activity.
  • "Real Republican Slate" to replace GOP leadership after 9/10 Maryland Primary Election

    08/09/2002 1:33:30 PM PDT · by Hail Caesar · 45 replies · 789+ views
    Press Release ^ | 08-09-2002 | Augustus Alzona
    For immediate release 08/09/02 4:00 p.m. EDT "The Real Republican Slate" launches campaign to replace GOP leadership after 9/10 Maryland Primary ElectionTo: Assignment Desk, Daybook Editor Contact: Augustus Alzona, 301-530-8883 e-mail: ThePatriot@FastMail.FM Press Release Rockville, Maryland - Republican candidates seeking election to the Montgomery County Republican Central Committee have officially joined "The Real Republican Slate" of grassroots conservative activists planning to provide new leadership for both the local and state GOP immediately after the 2002 elections. Note that if ten or more members of this particular slate are elected to the local Republican Central Committee, they will constitute a majority...
  • Tancredo for President in 2004(GOP)? Only Hope to Stop Invasion?

    08/04/2002 2:20:23 AM PDT · by Risa · 22 replies · 2,433+ views
    The American Patrol Report ^ | August 3, 2002 | Friends of Liberty
    Re: Your Favorite Presidential Candidate (GOP)? davidd on Friday, August 02 @ 13:08:08 MDT Tom Tancredo is one of the most patriotic members of Congress. He sincerely cares about the U.S. and he believes in the rule of law. Tom Tancredo is 100% opposed to illegal immigration and he understands the damage that it is doing to the U.S. President Bush is in favor of illegal immigration and he is not carrying out his sworn duty to uphold the Constitution and to protect the U.S. from invasion of huge masses of illegal aliens. The time has come to replace Bush...
  • FReeper ALZONA forming conservative slate to run AGAINST the Maryland GOP's RINO machine

    06/22/2002 5:41:50 PM PDT · by Hail Caesar · 18 replies · 370+ views
    self | June 22, 2002 | Hail Caesar
    WHAT: FReeper Augustus Alzona is forming a slate of nineteen true conservative Republican activists to take over the current local central committee in Montgomery County, Maryland, and then later, work with fellow, state central committee members statewide to gain effective control (by conservatives) over the Maryland Republican Party.  WHY: As most of you who have been keeping up with Republican Party politics over the last four-year election cycle (now ending) know, the Maryland State GOP continues to be basically controlled by so-called "moderates." This phenomenon has also applied to the locally elected party central committee here in Montgomery County over...
  • Kennedy Offspring Attempt Maryland Takeover

    05/28/2002 9:27:31 PM PDT · by black-shoe navy · 15 replies · 276+ views
    ABC 7 - WJLA.com ^ | May 28, 2002 | AP
    Poll Shows Townsend With Slim Lead Over Ehrlich