The cliche is that when your only tool is a hammer, every problem starts to look like a nail. This cliche is just as true in politics as it would be in construction. Enter the four Democrats who make up the 46th District’s legislative delegation in Baltimore City: Senator Bill Ferguson and Delegates Luke Clippinger, Brooke Lierman, and the un-elected Delegate Robbyn Lewis who was appointed to her position last year when Pete Hammen resigned to join Mayor Pugh’s team.
The Road to 2018
A poll out today from Morning Consult shows that Republican Governor Larry Hogan is riding a wave of support in Maryland, thought to be a stronghold for Democrats. Hogan, who faces the voters next Fall in his re-election bid, has commanded a super-majority of support in polls for over a year.
Here’s for what you need to know before your iced coffee gets warm, the July 18, 2017 edition of the tipsheet.