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The Maryland Democratic Party has named a new interim executive director.

D. Bruce Poole, the party chairman, announced in an email Friday that Pat Murray has been chosen to work on an interim basis.

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Sen. Barbara Mikulski declared herself the "titular leader of the MD Democratic Party" in a recent message to top Democrats. She also called them to a meeting to plan the state party's future. WYPR's Senior News Analyst Fraser Smith talks to Josh Kurtz of Center Maryland about Mikulski's effort to exert more control.

Why Maryland Is So Big-D Democratic

Jan 1, 2014

WYPR's Fraser Smith and John Willis of the University of Baltimore talk about the Maryland Democratic Party and why is has been so successful in maintaining electoral dominance.