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Nusgart: Market’s biggest impediment is confidence

The election is over. The Federal Reserve has met. And Friday, the employment report for November is being released. So, how have the mortgage markets responded? After some breath-holding, it was apparent that it was business as usual, with rates ...

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Senate GOP leader takes aim at health care law

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s Republican leader has a simple postelection message for President Barack Obama: Move toward the GOP or get no help from its lawmakers. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday offered an aggressive assessment of the election ...

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Maryland’s Harris taking anti-tax stance to US House

REISTERSTOWN — Maryland congressman-elect Andy Harris says he’s not changing his conservative style of statesmanship as he prepares to switch from the state Senate to the U.S. House. The Baltimore County Republican beat freshman Democratic Rep. Frank Kratovil by 13 ...

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Control of House could hinge on Md. 1st District rematch

STEVENSVILLE — The race on the Eastern Shore for Maryland’s 1st Congressional District is regarded as among the tightest and costliest in the nation. Conservative Republican state Sen. Andy Harris is trying to unseat freshman Democratic Rep. Frank Kratovil in ...

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Fraser Smith: Charles Lollar searches for a Massachusetts Miracle

Charles Lollar wants to give Nevada Sen. Harry Reid some company on his way to the unemployment line. The Republican candidate for Congress in Maryland’s 5th District says he’s about to defeat Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, the incumbent Democrat who ...

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