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

Maryland Democrats brought out some of their heavy-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 press conference in Annapolis to denounce Peroutka. During his campaign for the Anne Arundel County Council, Peroutka has gained attention for his Institute on the Constitution, which teaches a theocratic view of government, and the League of the South, a southern secessionist group that he said he recently quit. Peroutka is a former member of the Constitution Party and ran for president of the United States...