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House GOP says government shutdown irresponsible

WASHINGTON — House Republicans on Friday urged Senate Democrats to accept $4 billion in cuts as a compromise to keep the government running for two weeks past a March 4 deadline. “A government shutdown is not an acceptable or responsible ...

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House panel’s bill would end foreclosure program

WASHINGTON — A House committee plans to write legislation next week ending the Obama administration’s flagship effort for helping struggling homeowners avoid foreclosure and abolishing three other housing assistance programs. At its meeting next Thursday, the highest-profile target of the ...

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Maryland lawmakers to outline same-sex couple bill

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Senate and House majority leaders are holding a news conference to talk about their proposed Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection Act to recognize same-sex couples. Senate Majority Leader Rob Garagiola, D-Montgomery, and House Majority Leader Kumar ...

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Betsy Nelson: Budget cuts, tax changes worry nonprofits

Congress is back to work and, candidly, the nonprofit sector is nervous. In addition to calls to cut spending and reduce the deficit, the Obama administration is pushing a tax code overhaul over the next two years. Both efforts could ...

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