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Scandal-Weary Voters Boot D.C. Mayor From Office

Reeling from allegations by federal prosecutors that he knew about the dirty tricks that helped him get elected four years ago, District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray tried to rally his base. But his core supporters weren’t nearly enough, as a scandal-weary electorate rallied behind a much-younger challenger who promised honest and ethical leadership.

04/02/2014

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Maryland House Approves State’s $39B Budget

The Maryland House of Delegates is set to vote on the state’s $39 billion budget for the next fiscal year.

03/27/2014

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Filing Deadline Approaches For Md. Candidacies

The deadline to file a candidacy for elected office in Maryland is approaching.

02/25/2014

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Md. Could Rescind 1861 Vote To Protect Slavery

Several months before the U.S. Civil War, Maryland and three other states voted for a constitutional amendment protecting their rights to allow slavery. This year lawmakers could rescind that vote.

01/31/2014

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Senate Delays Vote On Natural Resources Secretary

The Maryland Senate on Friday delayed a vote on the nomination of Joseph Gill to be the secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources.

01/31/2014

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D.C. Council Committee Backs Minimum Wage Hike

A D.C. Council committee has unanimously approved a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $11.50 an hour, one of the nation’s highest, by 2015.

11/26/2013

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Montgomery County Set To Vote On Minimum Wage Increase

The push to raise the minimum wage continues in Maryland. Governor Martin O’Malley and other state lawmakers are in favor of an increase, and now one county is set to vote on it.

11/21/2013

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Md. Rep Party Sponsored Robocall About Frederick Co. Dem

The Maryland Republican Party says it sponsored a robocall about a Democratic candidate for the Frederick County Board of Aldermen.

11/07/2013

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National Zoo Asks Public To Vote To Name Panda Cub

The National Zoo is asking the public to help name its female giant panda cub by voting for one of five Mandarin Chinese names.

11/05/2013

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Teen Savors History-Making Moment To Vote At The Polls

On Tuesday, Ben Miller plans to step into a booth at the Takoma Park Community Center and do something that the country’s other 16-year-olds can’t: cast a vote in an election.

11/05/2013

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Frederick And Annapolis Hold Elections

Voters in Annapolis and Frederick are choosing their local officials.

11/05/2013

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Congress Votes To End Shutdown, Avoid U.S. Default

Up against a deadline, Congress passed and sent a waiting President Barack Obama legislation late Wednesday night to avoid a threatened national default and end the 16-day partial government shutdown, the culmination of an epic political drama that placed the U.S. economy at risk.

10/16/2013

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