Aided by his privilege, connections, and status as a war hero, he eventually was elected to the Maryland House of Delegates, the U.S. House, and finally, the U.S. Senate, where he was an ally of Presidents John Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson. Along the way, he becomes dangerously addicted to alcohol, which had plagued his own father and other family members.Read more
Len Lazarick was the founding editor and publisher of MarylandReporter.com and is currently the president of its nonprofit corporation and chairman of its board. He was formerly the State House bureau chief of the daily Baltimore Examiner from its start in April 2006 to its demise in February 2009.
Probably more State House folks will remember Gary Alexander as the lead named partner of Alexander & Cleaver, once one of the major law and lobbying firms in Annapolis, rather than his three terms in the House of Delegates. The Prince George’s County Democrat ended his political career in 1994 as speaker-pro tem of the House.Read more
At his 2019 inaugural ball, Gov. Larry Hogan goofed around with a purple surfboard given to him by his StateRead more
By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com With wrecking ball swinging and clouds of dust flying, Columbia’s first high-rise office building, the 52-year-oldRead more
I feel compelled to add my own little stream of memory to the flood of recollections surrounding the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination Friday.
Surely many under 55 must marvel at the way their elders hold onto this event and this flawed man.