Fraser Smith on Busch, Miller, leadership and mortality in the State House

Through the extraordinary 2019 legislative session, the most frequently asked question was, “How do they look? The answer: Not good. “They” were Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller and House Speaker Michael E. Busch. Both ran their chambers determined to finish the job but not knowing if they could. Mr. Busch, who had prevailed over serious medical issues for several years, died of pneumonia one day before the final gavel. Mr. Miller had disclosed early in the session that he was being treated for advanced prostate cancer. (Balt. Sun)

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