Josh Kurtz: Dominoes

If Doug Gansler picks a running mate from Prince George’s County, expect serious downballot ramifications. His choice won’t just impact the politics in the district of whomever he selects but will have a domino effect in other parts of the county. Support for Anthony Brown in Prince George's is broad but not necessarily deep, and Gansler's choice could upset the entire fragile balance. It could determine who County Executive Rushern Baker endorses for governor, and it could also determine if a ticket of Democratic dissidents is cobbled together throughout the county – a place where incumbents tend to slate together and state senators have an inordinate amount of power.

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Federal Judge Admonishes Kennedy's Waterkeepers -- VIDEO

Hudson family attorney George Ritchie of Gordon Feinblatt explains how Maryland taxpayers remain on the hook for the legal misadventure of the New York-based Waterkeepers Alliance.

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Delegate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio -- VIDEO

Delegate Jeannie Haddaway-Riccio talks with Center Maryland about joining the GOP gubernatorial ticket of David Craig as a candidate for lieutenant governor, the Maryland Woman's Caucus, and the challenges facing businesses in Maryland.

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Josh Kurtz: Establishing the Establishment

Just weeks before he formally joins the 2014 gubernatorial campaign, Attorney General Doug Gansler (D) and his allies have become increasingly critical of the parade of political insiders who have rushed to back Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (D) for governor instead. Gansler is banking on Democratic voters being willing to buck the party establishment in the primary. He thinks they’ll be ready for a change after eight years of Gov. Martin O’Malley (D). Gansler may be right. Certainly, it’s the only play he has.  But before Gansler and friends are overcome with glee, they might want to consider this: the Democratic establishment is a lot more cohesive -- and possibly, a lot more powerful -- than it’s been in decades. And that might make Gansler’s task more difficult than he thinks.

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Martin Knott - Chairman of The Governor's Workforce Investment Board - VIDEO

Chairman of The Governor's Workforce Investment Board Martin Knott discusses the comprehensive approaches the board is taking to align business, workforce systems, economic development, and education initiatives in Maryland.

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Donald Fry: Progress breaks out at Baltimore’s Penn Station

The bright orange umbrellas, and colorful tables and chairs at the plaza in front of Penn Station are more than simply a new outdoor lunch location for passengers, workers and residents in Baltimore City’s North Charles area. They are visible, encouraging signs of collaboration and progress at the 102-year-old station.

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Laslo Boyd: A Diferent View on the Gansler Tape

Anthony Brown may well win the Democratic Primary for Governor next June and go on to win the General Election in November.  And he may turn out to be a good governor.  But it’s still only August and nothing has been decided yet despite the Brown campaign’s strenuous efforts to make it appear that his nomination is inevitable.

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Baltimore County Councilman David Marks on Towson -- VIDEO

Baltimore County Councilman David Marks visits Center Maryland to talk about some of the exciting new developments in Towson, along with the impact Towson University is going to have on future projects revitalizing the city's core.

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