Maryland 2013: A progressive paradise
Congress may be held hostage by the tea party, but in Maryland, 2013 marks a remarkable year for progressives, as they saw long-held goals -- from abolition of the death penalty to stricter gun control laws -- become a reality.
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The Maryland health exchange goes online
Maryland was an early adopter of the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare. It's health insurance exchange opened on Oct. 1 and suffered early glitches, largely because so many Marylanders wanted to shop for coverage.