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O’Malley hails Obama support of gay marriage

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Gov. Martin O’Malley says Marylanders agree with President Barack Obama that same-sex marriage should be legal. Obama announced his support of gay marriage Wednesday. Maryland is one of two states with a same-sex marriage law that has ...

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Henson returns to stand in robocalls trial

The defense has rested for a campaign consultant accused of using Election Day robocalls to suppress black voter turnout in the 2010 gubernatorial election. Julius Henson, who worked for Ehrlich during his rematch with Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley, finished testifying ...

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Henson: Robocall was meant to stimulate votes

A consultant for Republican former Gov. Robert Ehrlich’s 2010 gubernatorial campaign testified Monday that he wrote an Election Day robocall message telling voters to “relax,” but said it was actually a counterintuitive effort to motivate voters in the final hours ...

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Supreme Court moves to center of presidential race

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court, suddenly at the heart of presidential politics, is preparing what could be blockbuster rulings on health care and immigration shortly before the fall election. The court, sometimes an afterthought in presidential elections, is throwing a ...

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Primary voting off to smooth start

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland, a state likely to get scant attention from the Republican presidential nominee this fall because of the Democrats’ clear edge in voter registration, drew the attention of the four GOP candidates Tuesday as they vie for the ...

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State election board OKs language for gay marriage petition

ANNAPOLIS — As Gov. Martin O’Malley prepares to sign legislation legalizing gay marriage, opponents of the bill have cleared one of the first hurdles to asking voters to overturn the law. The State Board of Elections has approved the language ...

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Md. congressional redistricting lawsuit hinges on racial numbers

GREENBELT — As a three-judge panel heard arguments about whether Maryland’s redistricting map dilutes the African-American vote, one of those judges said Tuesday he doesn’t believe a case has been made to require a third black-majority congressional district. Still, the ...

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