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Frederick Co. official sets sights on governor’s office

FREDERICK — The Republican president of the Frederick County Commissioners says he has formed a fundraising organization for a likely gubernatorial bid. Blaine Young said Saturday he has filed with the Maryland State Board of Elections to create a group ...

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Obama’s shift on gay marriage energizes immigration activists

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — President Barack Obama’s shift to support gay marriage is energizing young Hispanic voters who have been working side-by-side with gay activists in their push for immigration reform. The alliance has been growing nationwide and helping dispel what ...

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Supreme Court moves to center of presidential race

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court, suddenly at the heart of presidential politics, is preparing what could be blockbuster rulings on health care and immigration shortly before the fall election. The court, sometimes an afterthought in presidential elections, is throwing a ...

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Inside the First Amendment: Partisan blogger Breitbart is reviled and revered (access required)

Conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart is highly partisan, frequently newsworthy and, likely depending on your political views, to be roundly admired or soundly criticized. But Breitbart is credited by all with first reporting the indiscreet tweets of Rep. Anthony Weiner, D-N.Y. ...

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Sherrod sues blogger who posted video leading to her dismissal at USDA

WASHINGTON — A former Agriculture Department employee who was shown in an edited video making what appeared to be racist remarks has sued the conservative blogger who posted the video that led to her dismissal. Shirley Sherrod said Monday that ...

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