The writing has been on the wall for the better part of a week now, but today Marco Rubio will make it official and announce he is seeking re-election to his Florida Senate seat, reversing previous pledges to the contrary. Democrats were optimistic about picking up the open seat, given the relatively weak GOP primary field and a strong candidate of… Read more »
Event in Bethesda going on right now. Video and a report later on.
And now, an added bonus – authentic Ethiopian coffee! Tebabu Assefa and his wife, Sara Mussie (owners of Addis Ababa restaurant in Silver Spring as well as Blessed Coffee, the second benefit corporation under Maryland’s new B-Corp law to encourage socially responsible businesses), will be serving their wonderful Ethiopian coffee to early bird arrivals at the party. Check out Blessed… Read more »
I wrote about this back in June, but this being the modern ADD generation that it is, I suspect most of you don’t even remember. So here’s a reminder, and just to keep you from forgetting, I’m going to leave it pinned to the top of the blog from now until the end of the week. The party’s next Saturday from… Read more »
There’ll be more later but here’s one for now. On my back porch no less. “So two candidates and a blogger walk into a bar . . . .”
Yes, it’s last minute – on my part, not theirs – but I’m hosting a house party for Progressive Maryland this afternoon at 1. The details can be found here. Come join us – it’s August, and making plans more than an hour ahead is Just Not Done done in the last of the dog days of summer. Plus, you get… Read more »
A couple of pictures from a very wet and very humid parade this morning. Wasn’t the best day for pictures – but kudos to everyone that came out in the rain, you’re all hard core paraders. Chris Van Hollen and some of the Tom Hucker crew just before the parade started. Chris Van Hollen, always in motion. Always.
From 2005 – the first year of the event – to 2010, my wife Rebecca Lord and I hosted the Greater Silver Spring Democratic Club summer picnic at our house in Silver Spring. We’ve had a wide variety of leading politicos at the event, including Chris Van Hollen, Donna Edwards, Ben Cardin, Martin O’Malley, Heather MIzeur, Jamie Raskin, Peter Franchot,… Read more »