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- Kathy Szeliga, the minority whip of the House of Delegates, jumped into the race for the Republican nomination to succeed retiring Democratic U.S. Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski Tuesday.
- Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore lawmakers and other city leaders vowed on Monday to find a way to revive the $2.9 billion Red Line that has been flatly rejected by Gov. Larry Hogan.
- Some Maryland lawmakers are hopeful that the stars are aligned for Maryland to reform the way it draws its political district lines – a process that has resulted in some of the most convoluted maps in the country.
- Jury selection in the federal bribery and extortion trial of Maryland Sen. Ulysses Currie and two Shoppers Food Warehouse executives opened Monday with the judge reading aloud a long list of potential witnesses that could double as a Who's Who directory in state politics.