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Top Democrats blast Arundel candidate Peroutka
Top Democrats blast Arundel candidate Peroutka

Maryland Democrats brought out some of their heaviest hitters Tuesday to urge voters to reject Anne Arundel County Council Republican candidate Michael Anthony Peroutka. "We don't need to go backwards," said House of Delegates Speaker Michael E. Busch, who organized a news conference outside the State House in Annapolis to denounce Peroutka. Peroutka has gained attention during his campaign for the Anne Arundel County Council for his Institute on the Constitution, which promotes a God-centered view of government, and his involvement in the League of the South, a secessionist group that he said he recently quit. Peroutka ran for president of the United States with the...