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Democrats Hope To Force House Vote On Minimum Wage Hike

House Democrats said Thursday they will try to highlight GOP resistance to a higher minimum wage with a tactical maneuver meant to bring new attention to an issue they consider a political winner.

02/13/2014

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House GOP Leaders Face Challenge On Immigration

House Republican leaders poised to revive efforts to overhaul the immigration system with new broad policy principles are facing a direct challenge from a GOP senator who is warning against a headlong rush toward reform.

01/29/2014

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White House Warns Obama Could Go Around Congress To Close Economic Gap

President Barack Obama will work with Congress where he can and circumvent lawmakers where he must, his top advisers warned Sunday in previewing Tuesday’s State of the Union speech.

01/26/2014

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GOP Candidates Running For Governor In Md. Debate

Maryland Republican candidates for governor talked about education, the state’s stormwater management fees and whether to legalize marijuana during a televised debate Thursday night.

01/16/2014

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Md. GOP Gubernatorial Candidates Low On Funds

Maryland Republican candidates for governor don’t have much money so far for their campaigns.

01/15/2014

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House GOP Unveils Bill To Counter Senate Debt Plan

House GOP leaders moved Tuesday to counter an emerging Senate plan to reopen the government and forestall an economy-rattling default on U.S. obligations.

10/15/2013

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Debt Limit Overtaking Shutdown As U.S. Crisis Focus

A market-rattling federal default loomed and the partial government shutdown lingered on Monday, but a gridlocked Congress betrayed little or no urgency toward resolving either of the nation’s most challenging short-term economic disputes.

10/07/2013

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President Obama Cancels Trip To Asia As Government Shutdown Enters 4th Day

Late Thursday night, President Obama cancels a planned trip to Asia, with no end to the government shutdown in sight.

10/03/2013

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Md. GOP Executive Director Resigns Suddenly

The executive director of the Maryland Republican Party has resigned, leaving unexpectedly in the middle of a monthly leadership meeting.

08/24/2013

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Immigration Campaign Passes By Some In GOP

Immigration advocates are swarming the country this month, trying to persuade House Republicans to pass a comprehensive overhaul. It was hard to tell at the town-hall meeting that second-term Republican Rep. Andy Harris held recently in this town northeast of Baltimore.

08/12/2013

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Businessman Charles Lollar To Run For Governor

Charles Lollar, a Charles County businessman who described himself as tea party candidate when he ran for Congress in 2010, is planning to seek the Republican nomination for governor in Maryland.

08/09/2013

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Md. GOP Explores Allowing Unaffiliated Voters In Primary

The chairwoman of the Maryland Republican Party says a panel has been formed to explore the idea of allowing unaffiliated voters to participate in GOP primaries in the state.

07/18/2013

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