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Md. politics show signs of moving further left

After years of trying, Gov. Martin O’Malley finally has won legislative approval of two priorities of his administration: a ban on capital punishment and a measure to develop offshore wind. What helped cause the breakthrough? Political scientists say a state ...

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Man guilty in Family Research Council shooting

WASHINGTON — A Virginia man pleaded guilty Wednesday to wounding a security guard at the Washington headquarters of a conservative Christian lobbying group, a shooting that made headlines in part because the man was carrying 15 Chick-fil-A sandwiches. Floyd Corkins ...

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Ethics panel cites Burns’ use of letterhead in same-sex marriage debate

ANNAPOLIS — An ethics panel has criticized a Maryland lawmaker for using his official letterhead to urge Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti to restrain a football player from publicly supporting same-sex marriage. Del. Emmett Burns, D-Baltimore County, confirmed Tuesday he ...

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National Cathedral to host 1st same-sex weddings

WASHINGTON — he Washington National Cathedral, where the nation gathers to mourn tragedies and celebrate new presidents, will soon begin hosting same-sex marriages. Cathedral officials tell The Associated Press the church will be among the first Episcopal congregations to implement ...

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