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Recent Polls Show Congressional Approval Ratings At All-Time-Low

Some are now expressing growing frustrations with the nation’s leaders. A slew of recent polls show congressional approval ratings at an all-time-low.

11/01/2013

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Frederick Voters To Cast Ballots In City Primary

Democrats and Republicans are heading to the polls in Frederick to select candidates for mayor and the Board of Aldermen in the city’s primary election.

09/10/2013

early voting

Senate Changes Early Voting Bill To Add More Polls

The Maryland Senate has changed a bill to expand early voting to enable some rural counties to add an extra voting center.

03/07/2013

early voting

Additional Early Voting Days A Possibility In Md.

Several lawmakers, including the governor, are moving ahead on proposals to expand early voting.

02/08/2013

Jeremiah Wright (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Opinion: Obama’s Biggest Failure Has Been On Race Relations

Unfortunately, political poll after political poll reveals that the presidential election of 2012 has much to do – in fact, more to do – with the race of the presidential candidate than most anything else.

11/05/2012

early voting lines

Election Officials Anticipate Record Turnout At The End Of Early Voting On Friday

After shutting down for two days to weather the storm, early voting polls reopened Wednesday morning with brand new hours designed to make up for lost time. Now only in its third year, elections officials think a record turnout could be set by Friday.

10/31/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Presidential Poll Trolling

Though the polls give political junkies a rush – and can put them on a natural high for a time or sink them into the bowels of depression – they mean absolutely nothing on Election Day. The poll taken on Election Day at the nation’s polling booths is obviously the only one that counts.

09/21/2012

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Gray Campaign Hid Poll Workers’ Pay

District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray’s 2010 campaign routinely paid day laborers $100 in cash — twice the legal limit — to tout Gray outside polling places, and the payments were later referred to on campaign finance reports as “consulting fees” paid to campaign staff members and volunteers, according to a review by The Associated Press.

07/12/2012

Primary

Turnout Low For Maryland’s Primary Election

Marylanders are heading to the polls to vote in the primary election for the candidates they want to see on their party’s ticket in November.

04/03/2012

(AP Photo/David Quinn)

Baltimore Prepares To Head To The Polls For General Election

Baltimore City voters go to the polls Tuesday to elect top city officials.

11/07/2011

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