Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama cast Democrats’ success in this year’s midterm elections as a chance to further the policies he’s fought for in the White House.
President will attend rally for Maryland gubernatorial candidate Anthony Brown and he is scheduled to be in Chicago to attend an event for Gov. Pat Quinn.
In his first major campaign event of the fall, Obama was to appear at a Malloy rally Wednesday evening in Bridgeport, Connecticut, aiming to mobilize core Democratic voters who remain loyal and enthusiastic supporters of the president.
The driver for Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 campaign who pleaded guilty to conspiracy last week is no longer working as a lobbyist for the Johns Hopkins University and health system.
Republican Larry Hogan pledged Saturday that if he’s elected governor, he would fully restore money to local governments to fix roads in his first budget, while Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said he would work with counties to develop a new formula for local highway user funds.
Starting a $75 million national advertising blitz, both parties’ House campaign arms on Tuesday began running television spots that are not expected to relent before November’s elections.
Two Montana newspapers have called on Walsh to resign after allegations he plagiarized a 2007 research project at the U.S. Army War College.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to be in South Carolina to campaign for state Sen. Vincent Sheheen, the Democratic candidate for governor there.
Rivals to District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray say the city is suffering because of the federal investigation of the mayor’s 2010 campaign.
The campaign treasurer for a former D.C. councilmember has been indicted on charges of stealing $115,000 from a campaign account.