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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | September 26, 2012
Del. Jolene Ivey was elected to chair the all-Democratic Prince George's County House delegation Wednesday, succeeding Del. Melony Griffith. Ivey, 51. was first elected in 2007 and had previously served as second vice-chair. The Prince George's delegation is the House's second-largest, with 23 members, and often plays a pivotal role in close votes. Griffith, 49, has served two two-year terms as delegation chief. The delegation has a tradition of limiting the chairmanship to two terms.
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By Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun | June 13, 2014
Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown dwarfed the fundraising efforts of his rivals and raised substantially more cash than any other candidate running for governor, according to finance reports filed Friday. Brown's campaign reported that it had raised $813,000 in less than three weeks, more than three times what his closest competitor took in. "Wow," Donald Norris, chair of the public policy department at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, said of Brown's haul. "That is stunning.
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March 29, 2013
Exactly what makes Del. Jolene Ivey believe that issuing a license to illegal immigrants in Maryland will guarantee that "they have car insurance" or that "they know not to flee when they're getting pulled over or in an accident?" ("Senate approves two-tier licenses," March 26). Certainly it won't. They don't even have to be able to read, speak or write English. The state must provide an interpreter to enable them to pass the license test. Is that interpreter going to ride with them forever to interpret signs or a law enforcement officer's direction?
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | May 27, 2014
Democrat Douglas F. Gansler's running mate came out swinging at front-runner Anthony G. Brown on health care Tuesday as the three Democratic candidates for lieutenant governor met in their only scheduled television debate. Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince George's County, who is running with Gansler, slammed Brown as a "failed leader" of Maryland's implementation of the federal Affordable Care Act. She rejected the arguments of Brown's running mate, Ken Ulman, that the state exceeded its enrollment goals despite the failure of its health exchange web site.
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Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun | December 12, 2013
Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Thursday released details of his plan to improve education by creating an apprenticeship program for teenagers.  In the second of his "Front and Center" web videos about his campaign for governor, Gansler called for a program that allows 16-year-old students to get high school credit while learning career skills in internships. "When, they graduate, they'll have a high school diploma and be job-ready. Or they can go to a community college or to a university," Gansler, a Democrat, running said in the two-minute video posted on YouTube.
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Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun | November 25, 2013
During the first of a planned series of web videos to tell voters about his policy ideas, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler on Monday called for mobile vans to bring eyeglasses to disadvantaged students.  The gubernatorial hopeful and his running mate Del. Jolene Ivey said that part of closing the achievement gap among Maryland students is to help students with poor vision see the blackboard. "One of the ideas that we have is to make sure that children can actually read," Gansler said.  The duo pitched the glasses plan in the campaign's first "Front and Center" web video published on YouTube.
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By Michael Dresser | January 30, 2014
Democratic gubernatorial Heather R. Mizeur is pushing her rivals in the June 24 primary to hold more debates than the three proposed by Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown last week. Mizeur's campaign released on Thursday a letter to Brown, with a copy to Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler, calling for seven face-to-face debates among the three Democrats in the race. Mizeur, a two-term Montgomery County delegate proposed all of the debates be carried on television, radio or streaming online.
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By Erin Cox, The Baltimore Sun | December 21, 2013
Normally, an assistant attorney general reviews campaign finance guidance before the Maryland State Board of Elections issues it. But what happens when that guidance could have a significant impact on the Maryland attorney general's political fortunes? Such was the case last week when the elections panel issued a ruling that meant attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler's political rivals could raise money during the approaching legislative session — a time when Gansler cannot.
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By Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun | January 23, 2014
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler formally filed paperwork to run for governor Thursday, using the occasion to lament low voter turnout and push a new proposal to expand early voting to include the Saturday before elections. Gansler and his running mate Del. Jolene Ivey said they chose to file Thursday for its symbolism -  the 50th anniversary of the constitutional amendment that abolished poll taxes in national elections. In a web video released Thursday morning, Gansler and Ivey said that modern life makes it difficult to get to the polls on Election Day and the state should let people vote on the weekend immediately before it.   “On this historic day, we're reminded that there's still work to be done to protect voting rights here in Maryland,” said Gansler, a Montgomery County Democrat and former state's attorney.
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Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun | March 12, 2014
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler continued to portray himself as a fighter Wednesday as he hit the airwaves with the first radio ad in his campaign to become governor. Gansler's running mate Del. Jolene Ivey dominates the 60-second radio spot, which Gansler's campaign said will play on African-American stations in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. In the ad, Ivey highlights her African-American heritage, describing herself as the daughter of a buffalo soldier who faced hate while serving in the all-black infantry.
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Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun | March 12, 2014
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler continued to portray himself as a fighter Wednesday as he hit the airwaves with the first radio ad in his campaign to become governor. Gansler's running mate Del. Jolene Ivey dominates the 60-second radio spot, which Gansler's campaign said will play on African-American stations in Baltimore and Washington, D.C. In the ad, Ivey highlights her African-American heritage, describing herself as the daughter of a buffalo soldier who faced hate while serving in the all-black infantry.
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | March 3, 2014
Democrats running for governor said Monday they have agreed on a schedule of three televised debates, essentially accepting a plan proposed by front-runner Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown. Brown, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler and Del. Heather R. Mizeur will take part in debates in the Baltimore area, the Washington area and one other so far undetermined part of the state, according to a joint statement released by their campaigns. The outcome of the talks falls short of Mizeur's proposed seven debates before the June 24 primary.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | February 26, 2014
An Anne Arundel County judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by supporters of gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler who wanted to prevent his Democratic rivals from raising money during the General Assembly session. Judge William C. Mulford II dismissed the case — at the request of the lawyer for the Gansler supporters. Attorney Daniel Clements said his clients got what they wanted out of the case: a promise from Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown that his running mate, Ken Ulman, wouldn't raise money during the session.
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By Michael Dresser | February 21, 2014
Supporters of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler are asking a court to impose sanctions against Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown and his running mate for failing to disclose earlier that they did not intend to raise money during the 90-day General Assembly session. Daniel M. Clements, the lawyer representing two Gansler backers in a suit that sought to bar Howard County Executive Ken Ulman from raising funds during the session, told the Anne Arundel County Circuit Court that it was "stunningly inappropriate" that Brown disclosed his ticket's intent to refrain from accepting donations before the session ends in a letter to the Washington Post.
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By Michael Dresser, The Baltimore Sun | February 15, 2014
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown said Saturday that his campaign would forgo the use of a loophole that might have allowed his running mate to raise money during the General Assembly session - portraying the decision as a matter of principle. In response, the rival campaign of Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler accused Brown of "talking out of both sides of his mouth. " Brown, Maryland's lieutenant governor, issued a statement saying that Howard County Executive Ken Ulman has halted fundraising activities since the legislature convened in January and won't resume until the session ends.
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By Michael Dresser | February 10, 2014
More than two dozen elected officials who represent Prince George's County circulated a letter Monday protesting remarks Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler made over the weekend as he opened a gubernatorial campaign office in Forestville. The officials - including U.S. Reps. Donna Edwards and Steny Hoyer and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller - accused Gansler of making comments that "tear down" Prince George's. Gansler, a Democrat, was quoted in The Washington Post as questioning the quality of life in the county . “When I was growing up, you couldn't shop in a mall in Prince George's or go to a restaurant with a table cloth in Prince George's.
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By Erin Cox and The Baltimore Sun | October 25, 2013
Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's running mate said Friday she believed "it's obvious on its face" that an opponent in the Democratic race for governor is "trying to throw dirt every time we're making progress. " Del. Jolene Ivey, talking on the Washington-area Kojo Nnamdi radio show, responded to questions about The Baltimore Sun's article this week about Gansler's presence at a June beach party for recent high school graduates. Teens said there was underage drinking, and Gansler acknowledged he did nothing to stop the party.
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By Michael Dresser | January 7, 2014
Attorney General Douglas F, Gansler's campaign released an open letter to Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Tuesday urging them to observe a ban on fund-raising during the 90-day legislative session that starts Wednesday -- even though the state's election chief has ruled Ulman can accept donations. Gansler and his running mate, Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince George's County, wrote that Brown and Ulman should respect the "spirit" of that law and halt all fund-raising during the session.
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By Michael Dresser | February 7, 2014
The No. 2 members of the three contending Democratic gubernatorial tickets sparred Friday  night in a well-attended debate in East Baltimore in which they clashed over marijuana legalization, taxation, health care and other issues. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman, Del. Jolene Ivey and the Rev. Delman Coates each drew cheers from vocal supporters at the forum sponsored by the BEST Democratic Club at the Sign of the Times restaurant -- a political hangout near Patterson Park.
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By Michael Dresser and The Baltimore Sun | January 31, 2014
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Heather R. Mizeur called for tightening of Maryland's laws on long guns Thursday night in the wake of the shotgun attack that took three lives at The Mall in Columbia Saturday. Her proposal came as the Montgomery County delegate met Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler at a forum that drew two-thirds of the Democratic field in the 2014 race for governor to the giant Leisure World senior complex in Montgomery County. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, whose father died earlier in the day, did not attend.
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