Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Guess who filled in for Wasserman Schultz yesterday

Featured image If you said Baltimore mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, you understand the modern Democratic party very well. Rawlings-Blake formally opened the proceedings in place of the deposed Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Readers will recall that, as rioting commenced in Baltimore, Rawlings-Blake stated: It’s a very delicate balancing act because while we try to make sure that they were protected from the cars and the other things that were going on, we also gave »

After settling Freddie Gray case for $6.4 million, Baltimore mayor says she won’t run again

Featured image Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, the mayor of Baltimore, has announced that she will not seek re-election. The beleaguered mayor had been building a campaign infrastructure and holding fundraisers. Why the about face? Rawlings-Blake explained, “it was a very difficult decision, but I knew I needed to spend time, the remaining 15 months of my term, focused on the city’s future and not my own.” How selfless. Baltimore’s future is parlous, thanks in »