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High court skeptical of Obama recess appointments

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court cast doubt Monday on President Barack Obama’s use of a provision of the Constitution to make temporary appointments to high-level positions over the objection of Senate Republicans. The court is writing on a blank slate ...

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Former Frederick Co. worker alleges political firing

FREDERICK — A former deputy Frederick County attorney says the county’s elected leaders fired her in 2011 at the behest of land developers who considered her their enemy. The Frederick News-Post reported Friday that Frederick County Commissioners President Blaine Young ...

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‘Crunch time’ for Obama on NSA

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is still grappling with key decisions on the future of the National Security Agency’s phone collection program and the makeup of the secret court that approved the surveillance, congressional lawmakers said Thursday following a 90-minute ...

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