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Cancer center at Walter Reed named for Murtha

WINDBER, Pa. — A cancer treatment program based at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center near Washington, D.C. is being named for the late Democrat U.S. Rep. John Murtha, and will include a research laboratory in western Pennsylvania. The Tribune-Democrat ...

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O’Malley to hold same-sex marriage fundraiser with Ravens’ Ayanbadejo

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is teaming up with a Baltimore Ravens linebacker to raise money to support same-sex marriage. The governor announced in an email on Wednesday that he will be attending a fundraiser next month with Brendon Ayanbadejo ...

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Democratic congressional candidate Rosen withdraws from 1st District race

ANNAPOLIS — A Democratic congressional candidate from Maryland dropped out Monday after that state’s Democratic party said she had voted in both Maryland and Florida in the 2006 general election and in the 2008 presidential primaries. Wendy Rosen confirmed by ...

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Md. Democratic Party files complaint

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Democratic Party has filed a complaint against the Maryland State Board of Elections relating to the validation process of signatures in a petition drive against the state’s congressional redistricting map. David Sloan, the party’s executive director, ...

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Prosecutors give closing argument in Edwards trial

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Prosecutors are saying in closing arguments in the John Edwards campaign corruption trial that he was part of a politically ambitious scheme to take money from wealthy donors to hide his pregnant mistress. Prosecutors took 90 minutes ...

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Assembly approves tax increase, teacher pension cost shifts

ANNAPOLIS — The General Assembly gave final approval early Wednesday afternoon to a budget package that will raise taxes on the wealthiest Maryland residents and shift the cost of teacher pensions to local jurisdictions. The tax package, which did not ...

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