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House ethics panel deliberates Rangel case

WASHINGTON— Shortly after veteran Rep. Charles Rangel of New York walked out of his ethics trial in protest, a House panel began closed-door deliberations Monday on 13 counts of alleged financial and fundraising misconduct that could bring formal condemnation. Only ...

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Justices OK longer prison term in gun, drug crimes

WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court has upheld longer prison sentences for people convicted of carrying or using a gun while committing drug trafficking crimes. The court voted 8-0 Monday to affirm lower court rulings involving defendants who had five years tacked ...

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Nathanson: Looming issues demand regional focus

While the recent mid-term election provided a dramatic shift in the political dynamics of the nation’s capital, subtler shifts of power rippled across the Baltimore region. Baltimore County Executive-elect Kevin Kamenetz, a veteran of 16 years on the County Council, ...

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