A Message from MDGOP Chairman Dirk Haire

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When President Ronald Reagan announced massive financial aid for America’s farmers in 1984, he famously said that “the nine most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the Government, and I’m here to help.” Those words have been a mantra for me– and likely for you– ever since. Today, as Maryland businesses work to…

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Bob Ehrlich: Coronavirus Offering Students a New Opportunity To Learn

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Millions of America’s best and brightest students have returned home only midway through their spring semester. Their coursework will continue, of course, as online education assumes center stage for the foreseeable future. Only those of us of a certain age recall how “distance learning” was once such a curiosity. The considerable downside of this course…

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Persons of the Month

Health Care Workers

The Montgomery County Republican Club is proud to name all of the brave healthcare workers and front of line staff as our “person of the month” for putting their lives on the line every day to fight COVID-19

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Direct Line Live

Direct Line Live

This week on Direct Line Live, we catch up with Governor Bob Ehrlich, Maryland’s 60th Governor (2002 – 2006) and Maryland Federation of Republican Women, President Diana Waterman. Governor Ehrlich will discuss his latest book. “Bet You Didn’t See That One Coming: Obama, Trump, and the End of Washington’s Regular Order”   GET YOUR COPY…

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Support the MDGOP

MDGOP Store

This past week the Maryland Republican Party launched its virtual store. This is a great idea, for the party, it does several things, one it is a fun way to support the MDGOP. Now with a few clicks, you too can own MDGOP swag. They have high-quality tee shirts, baseball caps and tote bags for…

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Taking Education Online: Making College More Accessible

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As the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) forces Americans to shelter in place and keep a social distance from each other, an opportunity exists to more fully harness available technology.  Expanding distance learning’s use has this potential. Beyond addressing the immediate challenge of educating during COVID, it can help make college more affordable, by reducing tuition costs and tuition…

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State official’s chief of staff: Protesters against stay-at-home orders should be lured into ‘MAGA’ warehouse, locked in — ‘then let Darwin work his magic’

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Len Foxwell — chief of staff for Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot — last Monday on Facebook shared a link to an article about a group called “The Patriot Movement,” which called on people to defy coronavirus-related stay-at-home orders, WJZ-TV reported.Ditch the fake news ==> Click here to get news you can trust sent right to your…

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Voting

Voting

How is the way to vote in the United States of America decided? The constitution does not give specifics. There is no time set for the Federal Election in the constitution but in 1845 Congress set the date of elections as the first Tuesday following the first Monday in November. This date was chosen in…

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Response from Peter Franchot

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot

Republican Friends: Below, unsurprisingly, is Comptroller Franchot’s response condoning the outrageous comments by his Chief of Staff, Len Foxwell.  Over the past day, our GOP staff have also uncovered additional posts by Mr. Foxwell that demonstrate unacceptable arrogance and disdain of those who do not share his progressive views. Comptroller Franchot, after masquerading as a moderate for…

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US Needs Strong “China-Wary” Foreign Policy

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In 2016, Vladimir Putin’s operatives purchased Facebook ads designed to exploit race and class divisions within American culture. While most (but not all) of the ads supported candidate Trump, the Russians also contributed to the so-called dirty dossier — that packet of unverified Trump-related allegations pieced together by Christopher Steele on behalf of Fusion GPS.…

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