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Md. Republicans choose new state senate leadership

ANNAPOLIS — Republican leaders in Maryland have selected a new minority leader and minority whip for the state Senate. The lawmakers met Monday in Annapolis and elected state Sen. David R. Brinkley to be the minority leader. The Frederick County ...

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Sentencing guidelines under scrutiny in Senate

WASHINGTON — Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul on Wednesday implored Senate colleagues to support a sweeping overhaul of federal sentencing guidelines, saying they disproportionately affect minorities and are reminiscent of Jim Crow laws. “There is no justice here,” said the libertarian ...

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O’Malley appoints Del. Hershey to state Senate

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed Del. Stephen Hershey to a state Senate seat. O’Malley announced the appointment Wednesday to replace former Sen. E.J. Pipkin, who resigned last month. Hershey, a Republican, will represent legislative District 36, which includes ...

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House unveils bill to police specialty pharmacies

WASHINGTON — House lawmakers have introduced legislation that would bring more federal oversight to large specialty pharmacies like the one that triggered a deadly meningitis outbreak last year. The bill introduced late Thursday by Republicans and Democrats would subject large ...

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O’Malley appoints Brian Feldman to Senate seat

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley has appointed Delegate Brian Feldman to the state Senate. The governor announced the appointment on Thursday to fill a vacancy created by the resignation of Sen. Rob Garagiola, who represented District 15 in Montgomery County. ...

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