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Obama joke about Slurpee Summit inspires 7-Eleven

Is President Barack Obama willing to risk Slurpee brainfreeze as he grapples with political gridlock? A strange but real possibility. The president’s campaign-trail attack on Republicans as Slurpee-sipping do-nothings boomeranged on him the day after the GOP won the House ...

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Nathanson: Looming issues demand regional focus (access required)

While the recent mid-term election provided a dramatic shift in the political dynamics of the nation’s capital, subtler shifts of power rippled across the Baltimore region. Baltimore County Executive-elect Kevin Kamenetz, a veteran of 16 years on the County Council, ...

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Fraser Smith: Images of upheaval for Democrats (access required)

On the eve of an election that would prove disastrous for Democrats, one of the party’s highest-ranking leaders found himself within spitting distance of a furious constituent. All the emotions that colored the 2010 campaign — anger, fear, disgust with ...

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Anne Arundel County judicial candidate complains of PAC’s campaigning

The only contested judicial general election in Maryland has turned nasty in its waning days. A month-old political action committee — Citizens for the Election of Qualified Judges — has been distributing flyers to voters, accusing Anne Arundel County Circuit ...

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Martin O’Malley: Parrying GOP’s ‘old saw’

In the waning days of a campaign dominated by economic issues, Gov. Martin O’Malley said he would reduce regulatory red tape and remain focused on the high-tech sectors he believes are primed for strong growth as Maryland emerges from the ...

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Errors found in Rep. Bartlett’s finance report

FREDERICK — A Federal Election Commission audit has found errors in Rep. Roscoe Bartlett’s campaign finance reports for the 2008 election cycle. The Frederick News-Post reported Thursday that the audit found that Bartlett’s campaign understated contribution receipts by nearly $30,000 ...

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