August 26, 2006
Name: Gary E. Applebaum Date of Birth: Feb. 11, 1959 Party affiliation: Republican Professional background: former executive vice president and chief medical officer for Erickson Retirement Communities (Charlestown, Oak Crest and Riderwood Village) Educational background: Bachelor of Arts, University of Pennsylvania, 1985; Doctor of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins University, 1988. Personal : member of board of The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore; and of the Erickson Foundation.
August 24, 2006
Date of Birth: March 31, 1960 Party affiliation: Democrat. Professional background: Businessman/salesman in and around the Baltimore area for the past 24 years. Educational background: St. Mary's Grammar School in Annapolis, 1966-1975; Southern High School in Anne Arundel County, 1975-1978; and B.A. from Loyola College in Baltimore, 1983. Personal: One daughter 1) Why are you running for Congress? I am running to make a difference and help people out. 2) What is your view of the Medicare prescription drug plan, and whether changes are needed to the program?
August 23, 2006
Date of birth: Jan. 22, 1964 Party affiliation: Democrat Professional experience: Attorney; public-sector lobbyist for Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County Education: Loyola High School; Georgetown University; Georgetown University Law Center Personal: Native Baltimorean; author of Baltimore Politics 1971-1986: The Schaefer Years and the Struggle for Succession 1. Why are you running for Congress? I have spent most of my life in the 3rd Congressional District.
August 22, 2006
Date of birth: Dec. 30, 1940 Party affiliation: Democrat Professional background: Nurse; state senator since 1987; member of House of Delegates representing district in Baltimore County, 1979-86 Educational background: Mount Sinai School of Nursing Personal: married; mother of three; grandmother of seven 1. Why are you running? I'm running for Congress because I have the experience and expertise to make a difference for Maryland in Washington. Our Congress is paralyzed by inaction.
August 16, 2006
The inevitable question surfaces frequently on the campaign trail. "Sarbanes?" says Tom Moore, 53, standing in the doorway of his home in western Anne Arundel County, clutching a flier that John P. Sarbanes handed him. "That sounds ... There used to be a Sarbanes ... " Sarbanes nods sheepishly, like he's answered the question just about every day. And these days, he has. "Paul's my dad," he says. "He just retired from the Senate. [Rep. Benjamin L.] Cardin is running for his seat." In the open 3rd District congressional race, in which more than a dozen candidates are struggling to distinguish themselves, the younger Sarbanes has an edge - a name that resonates with just about any Marylander with an electoral pulse.