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Senate Confirms Md. Resident Pamela Harris’ Nomination To Appeals Court

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Pamela Harris to the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

07/29/2014

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No Upsets Expected In Md. Congressional Primaries

Maryland’s eight members of Congress are expected to ward off lesser-known challengers following a sleepy primary season for the candidates in the heavily Democratic state.

06/23/2014

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Jane Chu Confirmed To Head National Endowment For Arts

The U.S. Senate has voted to confirm Missouri arts leader Jane Chu as the next chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts.

06/12/2014

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Hershey Company Says Md. Candidate Is Milking Its Chocolate For Political Gain

The Hershey company says a Maryland candidate is milking its classic chocolate bar for political gain.

06/10/2014

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Gitmo Detainee Seeks Senate Interrogation Report

A Guantanamo detainee accused of orchestrating the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole asked a military judge Wednesday to order the release of a Senate report on the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation techniques.

05/28/2014

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2 Confirmed As Judges In Federal Court In Maryland

The U.S. Senate has confirmed two men to serve as judges on U.S. District Court in Greenbelt, Md.

05/01/2014

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Senate Leader: NFL Redskins Should Change Name

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says it’s time for the NFL’s Washington Redskins to change their name, linking the issue to racist comments by a professional basketball team owner.

04/30/2014

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Gov. O’Malley To Sign Bill Decriminalizing Small Amounts Of Marijuana

A busy day in Annapolis Monday. Governor Martin O’Malley will sign off on big changes to the state’s marijuana law, even though there’s still heated opposition.

04/13/2014

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Compromises Fail On Several High-Profile Md. Bills

Lawmakers’ plans to allow shielding of certain criminal records and reform Maryland’s bail system were lost in the shuffle of the legislative session’s final days.

04/09/2014

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O’Malley To Keep Working To Overhaul Bail System

Gov. Martin O’Malley says he plans to work on overhauling Maryland’s bail hearing system, after a bill that would have done so stalled in the Legislature.

04/07/2014

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Lawmakers Reach Compromise On Medical Marijuana

The House and Senate have reached a final agreement on plans to make medical marijuana more widely available.

04/07/2014

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Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective Switch

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.

04/07/2014

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