Archive for the 'Maryland' Category

Self-Respect Watch: Congressman admits feeling like a “freshman at the senior prom”

By Darren Garnick | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, General Politics, Hillary, Maryland, Minnesota, News, Polls

Barack Obama is now turning Wednesdays into his own upscale version of Chamber of Commerce/Rotary Club mixers, serving up cocktails, Maryland crab, Wagyu beef, Nantucket scallops and citrus salad — according to a recent Associated Press review of 2009 White House parties. I confess to not knowing what Wagyu beef is, but I do know […]

March 6th, 2009 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

(ANP Video) Bank CEO and TARP Recipient Says Government Bailout is Failing Community Banks

By American News Project | Related entries in Bailouts, Bush, Crazy, D.C., Economy, In The News, Maryland, Media, Money, Ron Paul, Video, WTF?

You’d think that Ron Paul, CEO of Eagle Bank, would be thrilled to receive $38 million dollars in TARP funds. But, it turns out, he’s pretty frustrated. This is Danielle Ivory from the American News Project. As another $350 billion goes out the door, ANP looks at one small bailed-out bank. Eagle Bank is having […]

January 17th, 2009 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Obama Wins New Hampshire, Connecticut, Maine, New Jersey, Delaware and Maryland

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey

New Hampshire was expected, but still a swing state in the grand scheme of things. The others were not surprises in the least. A total of 56 electoral votes. Tweet

November 4th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Pledged Delegate Switches To Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Maryland, Pledged Delegates

No, not a superdelegate. A pledged delegate. They’re actually free to switch if they want to and so I guess the “anything can happen” meme is actually starting to work in Barack’s favor. Because who thought a pledged delegate was going to switch at this point. From Wash Post: Prince George’s County Executive Jack B. […]

May 13th, 2008 | Permalink| 3 Comments »

Obama Picks Up 2 Maryland Superdelegates

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Maryland, Super Delegates!!!

So with Kalyn Free’s endorsement earlier today, that makes 3 for the day. And of note, these supers said they were going to remain neutral, but apparently something changed. And there could be more today too… The chairman and vice-chairman of the Maryland Democratic Party are throwing their support behind Sen. Barack Obama on the […]

May 5th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

McCain Sweeps Potomac Primaries

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in D.C., Maryland, McCain, Virginia

Forgot to post this. After his scare in Virginia, he easily beat Huck in the other two contests. Now to return Huck’s call about that VP position… Tweet

February 12th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Obama Wins Maryland

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Hillary, Maryland

The nets called it right as the vote closed, but the numbers are coming in and it looks to be another big win tonight. He may finish in or above the mid 60s in all 3 contest tonight. Quite a feat… What I want to know is who in the Hillary camp came up with […]

February 12th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

2008Central.net’s Live Blog Of Obama Rally In Madison, Wisconsin (February 12, 2007)

By 2008Central.net | Related entries in Barack, D.C., Maryland, Virginia

[Re-published from 2008Central.net. This liveblog on Donklephant will be updated periodically. For the latest please visit the active liveblog at 2008Central.net] Today (02/12/08), Barack Obama is having a rally in Madison, Wisconsin. Doors opened at 6:15 CST and Obama is scheduled to speak at 8:15 CST (just in time to opine on the results of […]

February 12th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Exit Polls Show Big Numbers For Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, D.C., Democrats, Hillary, Maryland, Virginia

He could have another big night. From Drudge… EXIT POLLS SHOW 2:1 OBAMA LEAD OVER HILLARY IN VA AND MD, 3:1 IN DC… DEVELOPING… Also turnout is high, despite bad weather… In Maryland, turnout was anticipated to be about 40 percent, which is above normal according to Ross Goldstein, deputy administrator for the state’s Board […]

February 12th, 2008 | Permalink| No Comments »

Virginia And Maryland And Obama

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Democrats, Hillary, Maryland, Virginia

Tomorrow’s contests are looking good for Obama, but we’ve been led astray by polls many times during this election cycle, so take these numbers with a grain of salt… Maryland: ARG: Obama 55%, Clinton 37% (Today) Mason-Dixon: Obama 53%, Clinton 35% (Feb. 10) Rasmussen: Obama 57%, Clinton 31% (Feb. 9) SurveyUSA: Obama 52%, Clinton 33% […]

February 11th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »