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More than 100 people rallied outside the State House in to support emergency legislation that would muzzle the far-reaching opinion on pit bulls and pit bull mixes. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Maryland Delegate Curtis S. Anderson (center) joins demonstrators at the State House in Annapolis on Tuesday in protesting the Court of Appeals of Maryland's opinion last month declaring pit bulls and pit bull mixes "inherently dangerous." (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Maryland leaders (from left) Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Speaker of the House Michael E. Busch attend Wednesday's bill signing-ceremony at the State House in Annapolis. The governor and legislative leaders have tentatively agreed to call lawmakers back May 14 to vote on the revenue package that didn't beat the General Assembly's adjournment deadline last month. (Associated Press)

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Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signs one of approximately 300 bills at the State House in Annapolis, Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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Maryland leaders (from left) Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, Gov. Martin O'Malley and Speaker of the House Michael E. Busch attend Wednesday's bill signing-ceremony at the State House in Annapolis. The governor and legislative leaders have tentatively agreed to call lawmakers back May 14 to vote on the revenue package that didn't beat the General Assembly's adjournment deadline last month. (Associated Press)

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Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley signs one of approximately 300 bills at the State House in Annapolis, Wednesday, May 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

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GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich talks with Patricia Harrison, business coordinator for the General Assembly, during a tour Tuesday of the State House in Annapolis. (David Hill/The Washington Times)

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A man in the State House watches the action during the budget demonstration in Annapolis. Inside, the House debates the new budget proposal, which includes higher state taxes. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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A driver holds a tax-protest sign out the window Thursday as a small number of vehicles circle the State House in Annapolis. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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Maryland State Sens. Nancy C. Jacobs, a Republican representing Cecil and Harford counties, and Allan H. Kittleman, a Republican representing Carroll and Howard counties, chat Feb. 23, 2012, at the State House in Annapolis, as the Senate passed the Civil Marriage Protection Act. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Maryland Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr., Prince George’s Democrat, watches over the proceedings at the State House in Annapolis. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Maryland State Sen. Edward R. Reilly, Anne Arundel County Republican, looks over paperwork Feb. 23, 2012, at the State House in Annapolis, as the Senate passed the Civil Marriage Protection Act. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Maryland State Sen. Bryan W. Simonaire, Anne Arundel County Republican, reads Feb. 23, 2012, from the book "King & King," which at the end shows a drawing of two princes kissing, as the Senate passed the Civil Marriage Protection Act at the State House in Annapolis. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Maryland State Sen. Jamin B. Raskin, Montgomery County Democrat, speaks Feb. 23, 2012, at the State House in Annapolis, as the Senate passed the Civil Marriage Protection Act. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Maryland State Senator Richard Stuart Madaleno, Jr. (left), Montgomery Democrat, gets a hug from Allan H. Kittleman, Carroll/Howard Republican, after the Maryland State Senate passed the Civil Marriage Protection Act at the State House in Annapolis, Thursday, February 23, 2012. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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**FILE** Dozens voice their concerns about proposed budget cuts in the Medicaid system during a rally at the State House in Augusta, Maine, on Dec. 14, 2011. (Associated Press)

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Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney talks to supporters in front of the State House in Concord, N.H., on Oct. 24, 2011, after filing his papers to be on the ballot for the state's presidential primary. (Associated Press)

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Sen. Robert Garagiola, Maryland Senate majority leader, left, talks with Sen. Nancy Jacobs during a joint hearing for a fiscal briefing by the Department of Legislative Services at the state house in Annapolis, Md. on Oct. 20, 2011. (T.J. Kirkpatrick/ The Washington Times)

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Gov. Martin O'Malley and his son, William, pay respects at the casket of longtime Maryland politician William Donald Schaefer in the State House in Annapolis. (Associated Press)

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Police officer Mia Hembrick on Monday stands next to William Donald Schaefer's portrait while the former governor and Baltimore mayor's casket rests at the State House in Annapolis. "I'll remember him as a very dedicated, honest individual," former Gov. Marvin Mandel said of Mr. Schaefer. (Associated Press)