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Fraser Smith: Images of upheaval for Democrats

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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Lawmakers vow to spare millions from alternative minimum tax

WASHINGTON — Leaders from both parties in Congress vowed Tuesday to spare more than 21 million taxpayers from significant tax increases when they file their returns next spring by adjusting the alternative minimum tax before the end of the year. ...

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Maryland’s Harris taking anti-tax stance to US House

REISTERSTOWN — Maryland congressman-elect Andy Harris says he’s not changing his conservative style of statesmanship as he prepares to switch from the state Senate to the U.S. House. The Baltimore County Republican beat freshman Democratic Rep. Frank Kratovil by 13 ...

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GOP’s Harris beats Rep. Kratovil in Md. House race

Republican Andy Harris has defeated Democratic Rep. Frank Kratovil in Maryland’s 1st Congressional District. The conservative state senator beat the moderate freshman congressman Tuesday for the seat representing the Eastern Shore and parts of the counties of Anne Arundel, Baltimore ...

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Ethics counsel leaves Congress for USAO

In an apparent coup for Maryland’s U.S. Attorney, the staff director and chief counsel of the Office of Congressional Ethics announced Friday that he would step down from his post at the controversial independent monitor next month and join Rod ...

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