Category Archives: Maryland CD4

BREAKING/EXCLUSIVE: CWA Endorses Pena-Melnyk in CD4

Breaking news just in to the Maryland Scramble newsroom: Maryland/DC State Council and Local 2108 of the Communications Workers of America Endorse Joseline Peña-Melnyk LAUREL, MD – The Communications Workers of America announced today that they will be supporting Joseline Peña-Melnyk in the highly competitive Democratic Primary for Maryland’s 4th Congressional District. This is the first major endorsement of 2016… Read more »

The Year Of The Woman

One day into the New Year, and the branding has already begun. It’s the Year of the Woman in Maryland politics.  Women voters in Maryland are being targeted with television ads about the two candidates running in the state’s Democratic primary for U.S. Senate, underscoring the battle underway for a demographic that will play a key role in choosing a… Read more »

Comin’ Right Up

Yes, it’s Christmas, but I just binge watched the last 8 episodes of The Newsroom, a thoroughly manipulative and often reprehensible, yet strangely addictive and compelling television program to people - like me - who are susceptible to witty and intelligent yet completely unbelievable banter, and who want to believe that everything ends well and the guy and the girl… Read more »

Joseline Pena-Melnyk: “Abogadita”

Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk was recently profiled by NBC News for its series on Latino politicians running for office. Lots of interesting history, but my favorite part is this: As a young, bilingual girl in New York City, Joseline Peña Melnyk did a lot of the translating for her mother and the rest of the Spanish speakers in northern Manhattan’s predominantly Latino… Read more »

“The Candidate To Beat”

“Beep. This is a recording. Joseline Pena-Melnyk got another endorsement. Beep.” This time from the Latino Victory Fund. ¡Sí, Se Puede! Peña-Melnyk Endorsed by Latino Victory Fund LAUREL, MD – Despite making up 17% of the population, Latinos represent only one percent of all elected officials. Righting that imbalance is the goal of the Latino Victory Fund and today they… Read more »

CD4 December Technology Outreach Update 

Busy guy Scott Ewart has a new tech update for the CD4 race. In keeping with recent events, the outreach leader this month is Delegate Joseline Pena-Melnyk. 1. Joseline Pena-Melnyk (2.5) 2. Glenn Ivey (1.5) 3. Warren Christopher (1.5) 4. Anthony Brown (1) 5. Ingrid Turner (1) 6. Dereck Davis (.5) 7. Terence Strait (.5) 8. Alvin Thornton (0)

BOOM: EMILY’s List For Pena-Melnyk

You night owls get the scoop. I’m here for you. The Post has the major news. The national Democratic group Emily’s List is endorsing Maryland state Del. Joseline Peña-Melnyk’s bid to succeed Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) in Congress. The fundraising behemoth’s support could help Peña-Melnyk overtake rival Glenn Ivey, a former Prince George’s county state’s attorney. According to the latest available… Read more »