Category: Maryland Governor race

Trump-Backed Cox to Face Oprah-Boosted Moore in November’s Maryland Governor Race

Trump-endorsed Del. Dan Cox (R-Frederick) cruised to a surprisingly easy victory over a strong party rival backed by a popular Republican governor and outspoken Trump critic to win the July 19 Maryland GOP primary. Now, the first-term state delegate will take on a charismatic Democratic political newcomer buttressed by Oprah Winfrey in November’s general election….

Maryland GOP Gubernatorial Primary a Bitter Trump-Hogan Proxy Battle

During and after his tenure in the White House, there was no love lost between Donald Trump and Maryland’s Republican Gov. Larry Hogan, who was and remains among the former president’s most outspoken critics from within the Republican Party. With Hogan term-limited and reportedly pondering a run for the presidency himself, that enmity has carried…