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- Boehner accuses Obama of ‘legacy of lawlessness’
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- LGBT adults still lean overwhelmingly toward Democratic Party
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Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - E.J. Pipkin
The Maryland Senate on Friday gave preliminary approval to allowing table games like blackjack and a new casino near the nation's capital.
As a challenging legislative session looms in Maryland, Democratic and Republican leaders appealed to local officials Friday to be part of the process, while comments from leaders in the two parties suggest there will be plenty of fighting in Annapolis in a year when tax increases will be debated.
A proposed statewide planning initiative that has angered officials in Maryland's rural counties finally went before a Senate committee Monday, where lawmakers showed support but also raised additional concerns.
Conservative lawmakers have won a skirmish in what they call a "War on Rural Maryland," getting state officials to delay implementing a land-development plan until a Senate committee has its say.
Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. is asking the O'Malley administration to delay implementing its statewide initiative on land development until the start of the 2012 General Assembly so his chamber can review the plan.
Two Maryland legislators are urging state officials to require that the state's largest electricity provider become an independent company as a condition of a proposed merger involving its parent company.
Questions about Evans cloud D.C. lottery probe; Stewart endorses Allen for Senate; Video shows Norwood fumble questions in Lululemon murder trial; Reagan statue unveiled; O'Malley touts gas tax increase; Cuccinelli testifies on Hill against proposed EPA regulations; Maryland GOP elects Pipkin as Senate minority leader; Closing arguments expected in Currie bribery trial.
Two Maryland legislators are proposing that the sale of the state's largest power company be contingent upon a return to regulation, arguing utility deregulation over the past 12 years has resulted in excessive rate increases.
ANNAPOLIS — Rep. Wayne T. Gilchrest feels like he is back in the Marines, shining his belt buckle to meet muster from an officer.
ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. E.J. Pipkin is expected to announce tomorrow that he will challenge nine-term Rep. Wayne T. Gilchrest's seat for his House seat.
"We need to support our troops. They need to operate without a timetable telling our enemies when we're going to be gone," Mr. Pipkin said. "Virtually everywhere we go, that comes up."
Mr. Harris and Mr. Pipkin are doing their best to claim the conservative mantle, too.