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Judges seem ready to let Md. redistricting challenge proceed

Helenmary Ball, left, of Calvert County, Md., as "Maryland District 5," points toward the separated area of Maryland District 3, being represented by Bobby Bartlett, right, as nonpartisan groups against gerrymandering protest in front of the Supreme Court, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, in Washington where the court will hear arguments on a gerrymandering case. The Supreme Court is taking up its second big partisan redistricting case of the term amid signs the justices could place limits on drawing maps for political gain. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

A panel of three federal judges appears poised to side with Republican voters who claim partisan gerrymandering of their western Maryland congressional district was so severe it violated their constitutional right to political association.

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Democrats challenging Hogan introduce themselves to voters in 1st debate

Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidates, from left, Rushern Baker, Valerie Ervin, Jim Shea, Alec Ross, Richard Madaleno, Krish Vignarajah, James Jones and Ben Jealous prepare for a Maryland Democratic primary gubernatorial debate on Monday, May 21. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Democrats vying to challenge Gov. Larry Hogan in November gathered in Baltimore on Monday looking to make their case and differentiate themselves from a large field or introduce themselves to voters for the first time.

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Who’s coming back? State lawmakers entering unique election landscape

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The confetti and balloons that fell on the House of Delegates and Senate did not only mark the end of the 2018 General Assembly session – it also opened the curtains on this year’s election season. Monday’s close of the ...

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