Carl Straumsheim
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Straumsheim graduated from the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland, College Park, in Dec. 2012. He also served as an editorial assistant for the American Journalism Review.

October 22, 2012
6th District Debate Brings Promises of Bipartisanship Amid Partisan Attacks

Republican Rep. Roscoe Bartlett and Democrat John Delaney on Sunday night cast themselves as political independents in the race for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District during a debate that still featured the kind of partisan bickering dominating national politics.

September 28, 2012
Bartlett, Delaney Embrace Social Media in 6th District Race

In a race to connect with voters new to Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, the candidates have launched aggressive social media efforts.


Bartlett, Delaney Embrace Social Media in 6th District Race

WASHINGTON — The candidates in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District have already raised more money than in the district’s last five congressional races combined, but in an effort to win over voters not swayed by radio and television ads, the campaigns have also taken up social media for the first time

November 2, 2012
Candidates Ready Closing Arguments in Deadlocked 6th District Race

With a recent poll showing Rep. Roscoe Bartlett and John Delaney tied, the candidates aim to sway undecided voters in the last days of the campaign.

September 20, 2012
County Execs Tout Gambling’s Benefits to Economic Development, Education

Three county executives lent their support Thursday to an expansion of gambling in Maryland that goes before voters in November.