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Dimon survives votes on pay, chairmanship

TAMPA, Fla. — The CEO of JPMorgan Chase survived a shareholder push Tuesday to strip him of the title of chairman of the board, five days after he disclosed a $2 billion trading loss by the bank. CEO Jamie Dimon ...

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Top court to decide if controversial ‘Dream Act’ can be put to vote (access required)

An immigrant-rights group’s bid to block a referendum on the Maryland Dream Act is not over yet. The state’s top court has revived Casa de Maryland’s quest to keep the question off the November ballot, agreeing to review a judge’s ...

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Vote is likely on scaled-down insider trading ban

WASHINGTON — Senate leaders on Tuesday abandoned their own, stronger version of legislation to explicitly prohibit members of Congress and other government officials from making investments on insider information. They agreed to accept a scaled down House version instead. Both ...

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Senate expected to approve gay marriage Thursday

ANNAPOLIS — State Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller says his chamber will vote on a bill to legalize gay marriage later Thursday. Senators are expected to return to the chamber at 4 p.m. to wrap up what Miller expects ...

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Friday could be day for gay marriage in Maryland

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate is expected this week to debate and vote on a measure to legalize gay marriage as supporters prepare to resist amendments that they say could kill the measure. Republican leaders asked that discussion of the ...

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Gay marriage bill heads to Senate without changes

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland senators are unlikely to approve any amendments to a bill legalizing gay marriage, worried that if it heads back to the House of Delegates that it could be in trouble because the vote to pass it there ...

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Md. House to debate gay marriage bill as early as Thursday

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland House of Delegates will wait at least until Thursday to begin debate on a bill to legalize gay marriage, members said. Supporters of the measure agreed Wednesday to layover the bill, potentially bringing it up for ...

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