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Lawmakers Urge Supreme Court To Look At DNA Ruling

A bipartisan group of 19 Maryland lawmakers is planning to file a legal brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Maryland ruling that struck down a law allowing police to collect DNA samples from people charged with violent crimes and burglaries.

09/17/2012

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Maryland, 13 Other States Back Affirmative Action Policy

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on behalf of 14 states is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold racial preferences in college admissions.

08/14/2012

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Roberts: Supreme Court Likely To Take Md. DNA Case

Chief Justice John Roberts says the Supreme Court will probably consider and may reverse a Maryland case that blocked police from collecting DNA samples from people arrested for certain crimes.

07/30/2012

President Barack Obama signs the Affordable Health Care for America Act (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Greatest Tax Ever?

My insurance company spent too little on actual health care delivery so my family is getting a refund. If Obamacare is a tax, it’s the greatest tax ever.

07/23/2012

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Md. Police Temporarily Allowed To Collect DNA Samples From Suspects

A temporary ruling from the Supreme Court allows police officers to continue collecting DNA samples from suspected criminals. But that decision may be overturned soon.

07/20/2012

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Baltimore County Police To Resume DNA Collections

Baltimore County’s police chief has directed officers to resume DNA sample collections from people charged with crimes of violence.

07/19/2012

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Opinion: A Doctor’s Opinion Of Obamacare

Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.

07/09/2012

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Opinion: Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Lets Big Brother Walk In The Front Door

The Supreme Court’s decision upholding the individual mandate and the Affordable Care Act amounts to rolling out the welcome mat for Big Brother to intrude on the lives of Americans.

07/03/2012

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Howard Co. Health Commissioner: Life With Parkinson’s Would Be Difficult Without Insurance

One of Maryland’s leading health commissioners wants to put a face on the health care issue–in light of the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold the president’s health insurance law.

06/29/2012

Attorney General Eric Holder (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Opinion: Eric Holder Continues To Show Contempt Of Congress

Attorney General Eric Holder continued to show contempt of Congress in his remarks following the House vote to hold him “in contempt” for refusing to hand over documents associated with the Fast and Furious operation.

06/29/2012

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Maryland Reacts To Supreme Court Health Care Ruling

An historic ruling. The U.S. Supreme Court upholds President Barack Obama’s health care law. Now, opponents vow to repeal it.

06/28/2012

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O’Malley Praises Court Ruling On Health Care

Gov. Martin O’Malley and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Thursday the Supreme Court’s ruling to uphold nearly all of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul gives considerable momentum to reform efforts in Maryland.

06/28/2012

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