• Duncan busca el retorno como Ejecutivo de Montgomery

    Diego Patricio Pérez, The Washington Hispanic

    Doug Duncan está de vuelta, y buscará -como ya lo hizo durante 12 años- representar dignamente al condado de Montgomery, lanzando su candidatura para el puesto de Ejecutivo del Condado rumbo a las elecciones primarias del partido Demócrata, a realizarse el 24 de junio.

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  • Doug Duncan Endorsed by Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters’ Association for County Executive

    ROCKVILLE, Maryland – Today, Doug Duncan, Democratic candidate for Montgomery County Executive, earned the endorsement of the Montgomery County Career Fire Fighters Association (IAFF) Local 1664. “I am grateful to receive the endorsement of the courageous men and women of Local 1664,” said Duncan. “Working together with our career fire fighters to ensure they are

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  • As 2014 Approaches, County Executive Candidates Ramp Up Their Organizations

    Louis Peck, Bethesda Magazine

    With Election Year 2014 less than four months away, the three Democratic candidates for county executive are ramping up their campaign organizations, as the process yields insights into the strategies they may pursue and some of the key advisers and operatives on whom they will rely.

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  • Why Aren’t More Politicians Sidelined by Depression?

    Jennifer Senior, New York Magazine

    Last Wednesday, two weeks after winning his party’s primary, Pablo Longueira, the conservative candidate in Chile’s upcoming presidential election, dropped out of the race because he was suffering from clinical depression. The move stunned the public and precipitated a crisis within his party (imagine the American equivalent — Mitt Romney clinches the GOP nomination in Tampa, then pulls out). But given how many people suffer from depression — the World Health Organization puts the figure at about 350 million worldwide — what’s really strange, if you think about it, is that things like this don’t happen more often.

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  • Duncan, Andrews outline issues for executive race

    Education, transportation, employee pay and Annapolis top lists

    Kate S. Alexander, Gazette.net Staff writer

    Just weeks after County Executive Isiah Leggett announced he will seek re-election, his challengers have begun outlining the issues that look to define the 2014 race.

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  • Doug Duncan rallies volunteers with ‘new ideas’

    Bill Turque, Washington Post

    Doug Duncan’s breakfast for campaign volunteers Wednesday at the Marriott Conference Center had the feel of a class reunion, with name tags, hugs and a median age of about 60. But Duncan, running to reclaim the Montgomery County Executive’s job from Isiah Leggett, kept the focus on the future in his brief comments.

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  • Duncan Talks School Construction, Transportation At Campaign Event

    Aaron Kraut, Bethesda Now

    In a speech to volunteers on Wednesday in North Bethesda, former three-term Montgomery County Executive Doug Duncan highlighted two issues he’ll focus on in his attempt to get his old job back.

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  • Delaney endorses Duncan for Montgomery County executive

    Picnic was first major Duncan campaign event

    Daniel Leaderman, Gazette.net Staff writer

    Former Montgomery County Executive Douglas M. Duncan (D) held the first major event of his campaign to reclaim the office Sunday and scored an endorsement from Rep. John Delaney (D-Dist. 6) of Potomac.

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  • Doug Duncan Endorsed for Montgomery County Executive by Congressman John Delaney

    Rockville, MD – Congressman John Delaney announced his endorsement for Douglas M. Duncan for Montgomery County Executive today.

    “I am proud to endorse Doug Duncan for Montgomery County Executive.” Said Congressman Delaney, “Montgomery County has been consistently blessed with tremendous leadership over the last two decades and Ike Leggett has served the county well.” Adding, “Doug Duncan’s record speaks for itself and his values and expertise are well-known around our county. I know Doug has the long term vision to make our county a great place to work, live, start a business, raise a family, and he has a plan to make Montgomery work.”

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  • Joe Volz: Duncan’s battle with depression a profile in courage

    Joe Volz, Gazette.net

    Six years ago, it looked like Doug Duncan’s career in government had come to a crushing end.

    He dropped his run for governor in the Democratic primary, announcing that he was suffering from chronic depression and needed to concentrate on healing himself.

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