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By Ted Cruz
Israel saves its enemies; Hamas endangers its friends
Topic - Robert J. Garagiola
Potomac businessman John K. Delaney lodged a convincing victory Tuesday in Maryland's 6th District Democratic congressional primary, beating a candidate who was backed by many of the state's most powerful Democrats.
When Maryland leaders redrew the state's congressional map last year to give Democrats a better shot at winning the long-conservative 6th District, observers predicted it would yield the state's most competitive race of the 2012 election season.
State Senate Majority Leader Robert J. Garagiola is in the fight of his political life as he seeks the state's 6th District congressional seat, but he received an endorsement Thursday that he hopes will put him over the top in advance of Tuesday's Democratic primary.
With the primary election three months away, the Democratic candidates in the 6th District congressional race have been raising and spending big bucks, proving just how competitive the Republican-held district has become after redistricting.
Maryland state Sen. David R. Brinkley threw down the gauntlet Wednesday, announcing his campaign for Congress and calling on expected Republican primary opponent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett to "pass the baton."
More Republicans than Democrats have signed up to unseat Rep. Roscoe Bartlett in the April primary, even though boundary changes made during redistricting favor Democrats in the general election.
Maryland Senate Majority Leader Robert J. Garagiola launched his congressional run Tuesday against 10-term incumbent Roscoe G. Bartlett with stops in Frederick, Germantown, Cumberland and Hagerstown.
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Maryland Senate Majority Leader Robert J. Garagiola will formally announce Tuesday that he is running for Congress, but an Internet-savvy observer could have discovered his candidacy weeks ago.
Maryland Senate Majority Leader Robert J. Garagiola will formally kick off his campaign for Congress on Tuesday, embarking on a four-stop tour across the newly redrawn 6th Congressional District.
State Sen. Robert J. Garagiola, Montgomery Democrat, has taken an official first step toward unseating GOP Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett in the state's newly configured 6th District, and on Thursday criticized the 85-year-old incumbent for not being more responsive to constituents.
"Because of the fiscal situation, the environment is on a back burner," said Sen. Robert J. Garagiola, Montgomery County Democrat.
"The sooner we deal with it, the better," he said. "The longer we wait, the worse condition our roads are going to be in and our infrastructure is going to be in."