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  • Md. House passes same-sex marriage bill

    Md. House passes same-sex marriage bill
    A bill that would legalize same-sex marriage squeaked through the House of Delegates on Friday night with just one vote above the minimum needed for passage, putting Maryland on the cusp of becoming the eighth state to allow such unions. Cheers erupted...
  • After soul searching, swing votes make difference for same-sex marriage

    After soul searching, swing votes make difference for same-sex marriage
    A former math teacher. A firefighter. A lawyer. A small-business woman. A full-time doctoral student. A congressional aide. When the legislative session started in January, the six delegates from different cliques in Maryland's clubby General Assembly...
  • What they're saying about same-sex marriage in Maryland

    What they're saying about same-sex marriage in Maryland
    Here's a collection of what media outlets — and people on Twitter — are saying about the passage of legislation to legalize same-sex marriage in Maryland: • Marc Fisher of The Washington Post writes about how some black ministers are...
  • O'Malley signs same-sex marriage bill

    O'Malley signs same-sex marriage bill
    Amid cheers and camera flashes from a crush of onlookers, Gov. Martin O'Malley signed into law Thursday his bill legalizing same-sex marriage in Maryland — legislation that raises his national profile and, advocates say, gives momentum to those...
  • O'Malley gets in zingers on 'Face the Nation'

    Gov. Martin O'Malleymounted an aggressive defense of President Barack Obama's handling of the economy Sunday morning, pointing to 23 consecutive months of job creation and dismissing Republican attempts to blame the administration for the rising price...
  • Same-sex marriage: a big win for Maryland families

    Same-sex marriage: a big win for Maryland families
    Today, Gov.Martin O'Malleywill make all Maryland families stronger by signing into law the Civil Marriage Protection Act. All children, no matter who their parents are, must be protected under the same set of laws. This is family values at its finest. It...
  • Romney reaches for the absurd in quest to prove he's Republican enough

    Romney reaches for the absurd in quest to prove he's Republican enough
    What presidential candidates say or don't say in televised debates can be very revealing about them. In Rick Perry's unfortunate case the other night, his inability to remember the third of three federal departments he would eliminate has him on a...
  • Cap-and-economic-growth

    Cap-and-economic-growth
    A burden on the working class. A jobs killer. A hidden tax on every purchase. That's' just some of the strong invective hurled at the concept of cap-and-trade programs by its politically conservative critics in recent years. But a funny thing has...
  • Irene takes light from some, gives it to others

    Irene takes light from some, gives it to others
    Live from the Maryland Emergency Management Agency headquarters in Reisterstown in recent days: a calm, confident and casually dressed Gov. Martin O'Malley issuing hour-by-hour reports about Hurricane Irene. He predicted a "monster storm." He urged Ocean...
  • Riding out Hurricane Irene with little inconvenience, and great appreciation

    How was your hurricane? At our house in Eldersburg, we spent the night on the first floor last Saturday evening as Hurricane Irene struck, for fear of falling trees. Our ancient and huge maple tree shed more than its quota of dead branches, but...
  • GOP: Looking for love in all the wrong places

    GOP: Looking for love in all the wrong places
    So last week, Chris Christie said no. This should not have been a surprise. The New Jersey governor has said "no" repeatedly when urged by Republican movers, shakers and donors to consider running for president. Last week's last and final "no"...
  • Climate change: Heat wave a reminder of the urgency of climate change and the need for Maryland — and the nation — to take action now

    Climate change: Heat wave a reminder of the urgency of climate change and the need for Maryland — and the nation — to take action now
    Organizers could scarcely have chosen a more appropriate day to call attention to the threat Maryland faces from climate change. It is of course impossible to prove that the heat wave we're currently experiencing is the result of global warming, but late-...