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Senate president: Taney remarks weren’t meant to divide

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Senate president says he regrets remarks about the late Supreme Court Justice Roger Taney became a distraction. The Washington Post reports that a dozen African-American ministers and community activists gathered Monday in Prince George’s County to condemn Thomas V. ...

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Miller chastises Hogan over vote to remove statue, calls Taney legacy ‘complex’

The leader of Maryland's Senate criticized Gov. Larry Hogan for holding an email vote to remove the statue of Roger Brooke Taney and in the same letter defended the legacy of the Supreme Court chief justice who authored the Dred Scott decision.

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