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Election 2014: stand-up guy at ATF stands up for Matt Morgan

On the contrary, he seemed to readily understand that people will never agree on everything, but that he just wanted the opportunity to explain why he held the opinion he presented. That was a refreshing change from the career politicians we have today.

I have been a registered voter for 22 years and this was the first time a candidate had the guts to knock on my door, let alone answer my questions. It renewed my interest in the local politics and I began to research the upcoming primary. I thought the carpetbagger claim was funny, considering Mr. Morgan had lived in the district even before it was changed by redistricting. That just showed a lack of substance on the part of others to resort to labeling or name-calling.

After my research, I found I had plenty to make me question the other candidates. Maybe I would have voted for one of them instead if they had the courage to go door to door, weathering the cold and the questions.

Three-way circular firing squad defines GOP primary in District 29A

LEONARDTOWN, MD. — Who would have thought that it makes good sense in a GOP primary to have Good Old Boy Democrat Del. Johnny Wood make an endorsement of one of the three Republicans competing for their party’s nomination? Or that the same candidate would also trot out former Commissioner Dan Raley, also a Democrat, to endorse him, even after Raley got trounced by Treasurer Jan Norris four years earlier? Raley’s decision to attempt to uproot the popular Norris in a power grab upset women all over St. Mary’s County and Raley left town on election night with his tail between his legs.