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Gay marriage foes submit repeal effort signatures

ANNAPOLIS — Opponents of Maryland’s same-sex marriage law have delivered more than twice the number of signatures needed to put a referendum on the law on November’s ballot. Activists say they submitted 113,000 signatures on petitions on Tuesday — double ...

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Death penalty opponents argue for repeal

ANNAPOLIS — The recent life sentences for three “death eligible” defendants convicted of gruesome murders indicate that Marylanders no longer desire to keep the death penalty, veteran Public Defender Katy C. O’Donnell said Wednesday in support of legislation to repeal ...

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Pres. Obama open to ‘tweak’ of health care, not repeal

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama ridiculed lingering opposition to his 10-month-old health care law Friday and vowed to oppose efforts to repeal it, underscoring his commitment to his signature legislative achievement despite the new reality of a divided Congress. Days ...

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