6th District candidate challenges opponents to spending limit

The U.S. Marine combat veteran who has declared his candidacy in the 6th Congressional District is challenging his competitors to set a campaign spending limit of $500,000 in the 2014 race.

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O'Malley, Bell hail lawyers who helped homeowners

Gov. Martin O'Malley and retiring Chief Judge Robert M. Bell honored lawyers Tuesday night who volunteered to help Maryland homeowners in danger of foreclosure as representatives of the best of their profession. The governor and Maryland's top judge joined U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards, D-4th, at a ceremony to thank hundreds of lawyers who provided free legal services to people who were caught up in the housing crisis starting in 2008.

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Md. Rep. Harris co-sponsors amendment to ban same-sex marriage

In a friendly reminder (like you really needed it) that last week's Supreme Court decisions are far from the end of the marriage equality debate, 29 Congressional Republicans have come out in favor of a bill proposing a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage in the United States. 

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Hyattsville student takes control of the state — for a day

Like most 8-year-olds, Genea Harrison is not yet sure what she wants to do when she grows up.But the rising fourth-grader at Rosa L. Parks Elementary in Hyattsville said she is certain of one thing: “I really want to be in charge one day of something.”On Tuesday, she got her chance.As the winner of an essay contest run by Gov. Martin O’Malley (D), Genea was honored as the Governor for a Day.

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Zirkin, Morhaim, Stein form re-election ticket

With much of the General Assembly in flux in the run-up to the 2014 election, Baltimore County's 11th District is what passes for an oasis of stability. 

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