The Campaign Spot

Alex X. Mooney, Will You Please Run Now Then?

File this one away for future reference: The new chairman of the Maryland Republican party, Alex Mooney, is mentioned as a possible candidate for Congress after long-serving Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett (R., Md.) retires. Bartlett is 84, the second-oldest member of the House.

The 6th congressional district, representing Maryland’s northern and western counties, is one of the state’s two Republican-leaning ones; it scores an R+13. Bartlett won more than 61 percent of the vote in November.

Mooney will soon depart the state senate.

Most Popular

White House

Mueller’s Got Nothing

The revelations of the last few days are, though disguised, the crash in ignominy of the Robert Mueller putsch. But they are far from the end of the story. While the sire of the Mueller hit-squad assault, former FBI director James Comey, declared 245 times at last Friday’s House Judiciary Committee hearing that ... Read More
World

The Dangers of Asymmetry

It is strange how suddenly a skeptical Wall Street, CEOs, and even university and think-tank policy analysts are now jumping on the once-taboo Trump bandwagon on China: that if something is not done to stop China’s planned trajectory to global hegemony, based on its repudiation of the entire post-war trade and ... Read More