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Both parties recognize the Democrats' scam
Topic - Heather R. Mizeur
Maryland's governor's race is coming down to a question of just how liberal the state's Democratic Party wants to go.
Supporters of a Maryland ballot initiative to expand gambling have touted it as a boon for education funding, but opponents say that claim is just a bluff.
Maryland lawmakers tasked with reviewing a court ruling on the danger of pit bulls are scheduled to meet next week to continue the complicated debate on the rights of dog owners, the safety of residents and the protection of the breed.
Pit-bull owners and the landlords who rent to them will not be subject to stricter liability while a Maryland Court of Appeals decision designating the dogs "inherently dangerous" is under appeal, according to an advisory letter from the state attorney general's office.
"If people were voting based on their conscience and not on their constituents, this would be over with," she said. "We have a supermajority in this chamber that thinks this is the right thing to do. But politics at home are playing out in different ways."
"One minute, someone's with you, and the next minute, they're kind of wavering in the unknown column," said Delegate Heather R. Mizeur, Montgomery Democrat who is openly gay.