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Miller says budget votes will be more difficult to find in House

The presiding officer of the Maryland Senate said his chamber will easily pass the budget revenue package that Gov. Martin O’Malley plans to introduce on the first day of a special session of the General Assembly. It’s the House of ...

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Conservative justices question health care law

WASHINGTON — Sharp questioning by the Supreme Court’s conservative justices cast serious doubt Tuesday on the survival of the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul. Arguments at the high court focused on ...

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C. Fraser Smith: A tea party survival guide

Come on, folks, there’s really something more alarming than a congressman’s gray underwear. I give you the Grand Old Tea Party and the 2012 presidential race. That’s what it is, right? The GOTP? Republicans were more inclusive. Remember Mac Mathias? ...

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State tea partyers ready for fight on tuition

Tea partyers across Maryland are saying the referendum effort to repeal newly passed legislation allowing illegal immigrants to receive in-state college tuition rates is exactly the fight they’ve been waiting for. “There’s no question we are going to be involved,” ...

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Md. House Democrats decry Tea Partier’s proposed fees

ANNAPOLIS — Members of the newly formed Maryland Tea Party Caucus are pushing a series of bills to give counties the power to raise fees, proposals House Democrats are calling “hypocritical.” The tea partiers’ measures would increase assessments from Anne ...

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Arizona ‘birthers’ see tie to citizenship

PHOENIX — Legislation that would require proof of U.S. birth from presidential candidates is intersecting in Arizona with the question of whether U.S.-born children of illegal immigrants are entitled to automatic citizenship. The proposed legislation on documentation requirements for candidates ...

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