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One day after having electricity restored at home, it's beginning to seem like a very bad dream: About 81 hours without power, with sweltering temperatures and the contents of a refrigerator-freezer relocated to the trash.
A prolific campaign donor under federal investigation for contributions in D.C. elections is also linked to a quarter-million dollars given to Maryland politicians, including Gov. Martin O'Malley, two likely Democratic candidates for governor in 2014 and two prominent county executives over the past 13 years.
County leaders and state lawmakers clashed Wednesday over Gov. Martin O'Malley's proposal to push more than $200 million in teacher-pension costs onto counties, with both sides crying poor over their inability to foot the bill.
Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley will propose a budget Wednesday that includes increases in the state gas tax and so-called "flush tax" as well as a partial shift of teacher pension costs to counties, Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. said Tuesday morning.
The Montgomery County Council voted Tuesday to effectively kill a proposal for a youth curfew, with members saying they needed more time before voting on the emotionally charged issue, which split the community.
Alexander gets Ward 7 challenge; Va. Democrats relish Perry's visit today; Md. lawmakers talk gas tax hike; Insanity plea appears unlikely in Lululemon killing; Leggett confident about teen curfew; Man charged in latest transgender shooting; D.C. activists want abortion ban off Senate spending bill; McDonnell hints at more changes to Va. pension plan.