Wednesday, November 7, 2012
As of 12:30 a.m. Wednesday, it appears that Marylanders will support same sex marriage, the Dream Act and gaming.
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
By DAVID GUTMAN and MATT OWINGS Capital News Service In a state that went to President Barack Obama, with very few competitive congressional races, voters streamed to the polls in Maryland on Tuesday motivated by three high profile referendums on gay marriage, gambling and immigration. With $92.2 million spent by supporters and opponents of Question 7, which would expand casino gambling in Maryland, the issue has dominated the airwaves in the state. But the massive amount of campaign ads did not clarify the issue for all voters. “I’m not too sure about whether the money will actually go to the schools,” said Mary Floyd, 58, who, despite her uncertainty, voted yes on Question 7 at Nicholas Orem Middle School in Hyattsville. “My thing is the…
Thursday, October 11, 2012
Patch sat down with District 8 congressional candidate Ken Timmerman to talk about issues that are important to Carroll County residents.
Ken Timmerman is a nationally recognized investigative reporter who was nominated for a Nobel Peace prize in 2006 for his work exposing Iran’s nuclear weapons program. For the past seven years, the Kensington, MD, resident has been the lead investigator for families of 9/11 victims in a civil lawsuit against Iran. Patch: What is unique about Carroll County from a representative’s perspective? Timmerman: I had a wonderful time over the past nine months learning about the parts of Carroll County that are in the new district [district 8]. I’ve made about 40 campaign stops in Carroll County since April and it's a unique place. Baltimore and DC are a commute away, you’ve got a changing county that was rural, a lot of delveopment, there's a …
Saturday, October 6, 2012
President Barack Obama and Republican Candidate Mitt Romney will meet in three debates.
Did you watch the debate this week? No matter, it wasn't your only chance to hear the candidates talk about the issues. Three more debates are scheduled in the next three weeks Upcoming Presidential Debates Topic: Foreign and domestic policy Air Time: 9-10:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time Location: Centre College in Danville, Kentucky (Tickets) Sponsor: Commission on Presidential Debates Participants: Vice President Joe Biden and Congressman Paul Ryan Moderator: Martha Raddatz (ABC News Chief Foreign Correspondent) The debate will cover both foreign and domestic topics and be divided into nine time segments of approximately 10 minutes each. The moderator will ask an opening question, after which each candidate will have two minutes to …
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Ken Timmerman, a Republican running for the District 8 congressional seat, will spend this afternoon and evening in Westminster.
Ken Timmerman, a nationally-known investigative reporter vying for Congressman Chris Van Hollen's 8th District congressional seat, will spend today, Sept. 27, in Westminster. Timmerman's first stop will be the Lehigh Cement Plant in Union Bridge where he will tour the plant, according to his website. After the Lehigh tour, Timmerman will participate in the Westminster Fallfest activities, which kick off with a parade on Main Street at 7 p.m. Timmerman will also return to Westminster on Saturday to participate in Westminster Fallfest activities. Learn more about Ken Timmerman, the Republican caididate, at timmermanforcongress.com.