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Mizeur Gets Backing Of National Liberal Group

Democracy for America, a national organization for progressive politics, is endorsing Del. Heather Mizeur’s bid for Maryland governor.

03/12/2014

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D.C.’s Arena Stage To Produce Play On Justice Scalia

The drama of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia will reach the Washington theater stage with a new play premiering next year.

02/26/2014

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Gay Community Celebrates, But Baltimore Archbishop Calls 2 Supreme Court Rulings On Marriage Equality ‘Troubling’

A pair of Supreme Court rulings were a victory for supporters of same-sex marriage. The decision is bringing an emotional response on both sides of the issue.

06/26/2013

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Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Clears Way For Same-Sex Unions In Calif.

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that legally married same-sex couples should get the same federal benefits as heterosexual couples. The high court also cleared way for same-sex unions in California, but avoided ruling on gay marriage.

06/26/2013

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Bill Could Make It Tougher For Md. Ballot Measures

Laws in 2012 prompted Maryland’s first statewide ballot referendum in 20 years, allowing marriage equality, the Dream Act and congressional redistricting to be upheld by voters.

03/21/2013

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Opinion: Happy Thanksgiving

The Buck Starts Here wishes a happy Thanksgiving to our readers. For progressives there is much to be thankful for this year.

11/22/2012

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Maryland Becomes Second State To Vote In Gay Marriage

Maryland has become the second state to vote in gay marriage. Maine passed a similar bill earlier Tuesday.

11/06/2012

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Marylanders Will Soon Say ‘I Do’ Or ‘I Don’t’ To Gay Marriage

The fight over same-sex marriage remains one of the most controversial issues on the ballot here in Maryland. Both sides are working overtime to get out the vote.

11/05/2012

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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg Donates $250K To Md. Marriage Equality Campaign

In a week and a half, Maryland voters will decide whether to allow same-sex marriage in this state. And supporters are calling on high-profile help. With Election Day fast approaching, the mayor of New York City stands behind local leaders to rally for the message.

10/26/2012

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Fight Continues For & Against Marriage Equality In Md.

Controversy continues over Question 6 as the fight for and against marriage equality in Maryland heats up as the election closes in.

10/25/2012

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Gallaudet Places Official Who Signed Petition Against Gay Marriage On Leave

A storm of controversy is brewing in Maryland’s same-sex marriage campaign. A college administrator has been placed on administrative leave for signing the petition to put same-sex marriage on the November ballot.

10/11/2012

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Opinion: Romney and Ryan Are Real Life Versions Of GOP Caricatures Of Kerry and Gore

In an odd turn of events, the Republicans in Tampa nominated real life versions of their cartoon versions of Kerry and Gore. Republicans thought John Kerry should be criticized for changing positions. But Kerry is not in the same league as Romney who ran as a pro-choice candidate and promised to do more for gay rights than Ted Kennedy.

09/04/2012

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