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House passes budget-cutting plan, sends to Senate

WASHINGTON — On a bipartisan vote, the House Thursday passed a yearlong government funding measure cutting $38 billion from the budget and closing out sometimes quarrelsome negotiations between the Obama administration and Republicans dominating the House. The measure passed by ...

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Senate confirms Hollander, Bredar to U.S. District Court

Ellen L. Hollander and James K. Bredar will become U.S. District Court judges in Baltimore. The U.S. Senate on Saturday confirmed Hollander, a Maryland Court of Special Appeals judge, to the federal bench on a 95-0 vote. The Senate approved ...

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Social Security judges facing more violent threats

WASHINGTON — Judges who hear Social Security disability cases are facing a growing number of violent threats from claimants angry over being denied benefits or frustrated at lengthy delays in processing claims. There were at least 80 threats to kill ...

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