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Sen. Mikulski Promotes Student Loan Bill

U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski is visiting a community college in Cumberland to promote her ideas for making higher education more affordable.

10/15/2014

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Md. State Senator Must Drop Hershey-Bar-Like Signs

A federal judge says a political candidate whose last name is Hershey must stop using campaign materials that mimic the look of the famous chocolate bar.

07/22/2014

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Md. Senator Ben Cardin Among Those To Monitor Ukraine Presidential Election

Maryland U.S. Senator Ben Cardin is part of a congressional delegation that left for Ukraine Friday to monitor the country’s presidential election. It’s taking place amid the country’s tense standoff with Russia.

05/23/2014

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Senator Suggests Overturning Bail Attorney Mandate

Sen. Bobby Zirkin wants to amend Maryland’s constitution so the state will no longer have to provide a defense attorney at every indigent defendant’s bail hearing.

03/26/2014

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Md. Teachers’ Union Endorses Frosh For Attorney General

A large union for Maryland teachers is endorsing state Sen. Brian Frosh for attorney general.

03/15/2014

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Senator: Technology Warrants New Privacy Laws

Sen. Christopher Shank says government agencies can learn a great deal about people by just tracking their movements via cellphones and license plates, so Maryland needs stricter protections to keep pace with new surveillance technology.

03/06/2014

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Senator Proposes Pretrial Unit For Bail Process

A proposal to create a statewide pretrial services unit, which would help decide whether or not arrestees should be held in jail before their trials, is gaining ground in Maryland’s legislature.

02/07/2014

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Transgender Candidate To Challenge Gay Senator

A transgender candidate has announced she will run against an openly gay state senator in Montgomery County in the Democratic primary.

01/31/2014

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Former Aide To Senator Apologized For Child Porn In Note

The former chief-of-staff to a U.S. senator writes a final letter before his death. Ryan Loskarn committed suicide at his parents Carroll County home while awaiting trial on child pornography charges.

01/29/2014

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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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Federal Grant Designed To Cut Crime On School Campuses Nationwide

A multi-million dollar federal grant is designed to cut crime on school campuses nationwide. One local district says it wants a piece of the funds.

01/22/2014

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Ex-Senate Staffer Appears In Court On Porn Charges

The fired chief of staff for Sen. Lamar Alexander made his first court appearance Thursday on charges of possession and distribution of child pornography.

12/12/2013

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