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O’Malley testifies on gay marriage before House panels

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley says he wants lawmakers to pass a bill that would legalize gay marriage in order to provide children with stable homes. O’Malley, flanked by clergy members, testified before the House Judiciary and Health and Government ...

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Amendment would remove official when found guilty in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — A proposed constitutional amendment would remove any state, county or municipal official from office at the finding of guilt, instead of when the official is sentenced. The Maryland constitutional amendment was introduced on Tuesday by Dels. Jolene Ivey, ...

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Debt showdown: Obama presses for ‘something big’

WASHINGTON — Struggling to avert an unprecedented national default, congressional leaders jettisoned negotiations on a sweeping deficit-reduction package Friday despite a plea from President Barack Obama to “do something big” to stabilize America’s finances. Instead, lawmakers embarked on rival fallback ...

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