Maryland Politics

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Change Would Remove Official When Found Guilty

A proposed constitutional amendment would remove any state, county or municipal official from office at the finding of guilt, instead of when the official is sentenced.


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Bob Ehrlich Writes Book On Politics, Social Culture

Painting a national picture with a Maryland brush. Former Governor Bob Ehrlich has written a book on today’s political and social culture.


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State Senator Won’t Testify In His Own Defense

A Maryland lawyer is accused of taking bribes in exchange for votes. The trial continued Tuesday as defense attorneys claim their own client is unintelligent but not dishonest.


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O’Malley Continues To Push For Gas Tax Increase

A gas tax increase got another airing in the General Assembly Tuesday. Members of key House committees were briefed on the makings of a jobs creation package Governor Martin O’Malley intends to win approval for next year.


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Redistricting In Maryland Sparks Minority Debate

Maryland’s congressional redistricting process this year has shown it’s getting harder for Democrats to make gains against Republicans in the state’s eight seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.


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Group Demands Jobs, Contract For ‘American Dream’

Marylanders dissatisfied with the way Washington is working are demanding jobs and signing what they call a contract for the American Dream.


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Councilman Charged With Failing To File Tax Return

An Anne Arundel County councilman has been charged in federal court with failing to file a tax return.


Emmett Burns

Same-Sex Marriage Opponents Vow It Won’t Come To Maryland

Defenders of traditional marriage join together to counter Governor Martin O’Malley’s attempt to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland.


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O’Malley To Announce Same-Sex Marriage Bill Plans

A spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O’Malley says he will announce what role he will play in advocating same-sex marriage legislation in Maryland by the end of the week.


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Many Watched Schaefer’s Funeral On TV Or Online

His was a life spent in the public eye. Barrels of ink and years of broadcast time were devoted to covering his ideas.



Many Prepare To Say Final Goodbyes To William Donald Schaefer On Wednesday

City Hall is full of emotion Tuesday night as friends and strangers pay their respects to William Donald Schaefer. People started lining up Tuesday morning just to have a final moment with the former governor and mayor. His funeral will be held Wednesday morning.


He spoke with Denise Koch during his second term as governor.

More Information Released About William Donald Schaefer’s Funeral

It will be a funeral fit for a king. More information has been released about the services for former Governor and Mayor William Donald Schaefer.





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