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Judge Denies Motion In McDonnell Case

A judge again sided with prosecutors in the case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, dismissing and objection linking the McDonnells' criminal case to a civil one against nutrition supplement-maker Star Scientific.

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Lawyer For Abu Ghraib Prisoners Asks Virginia Court To Reinstate Lawsuit

A judge dismissed the suit against a Virginia military contractor in June.
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Montgomery County Considers Ban On Cell-Phone ATMs

Already banned in Baltimore, the machines dispense cash for cell phones.
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Sen. Mark Warner Leads Proposal To Reform Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac

The Virginia Democrat says he wants to change housing finance for the better.
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O'Malley Pins Health Exchange Problems On Contractors

In defense of the Maryland health exchange website, Gov. Martin O'Malley cited the contractor used as a possible explanation — something Republican lawmakers refuse to accept as an excuse.

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Cuccinelli Blasts Herring For Not Defending Virginia Gay Marriage Ban

Former Virginia attorney general Ken Cuccinelli says it is the job of an attorney general to defend the laws of his state, including those he doesn't agree with, in comments directed at current attorney general Mark Herring.

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Senate Passes Day Care Bill With A Push From Sen. Mikulski

This week the Senate passed a day care bill long in the making, thanks in large part to Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski.
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Naval Academy Midshipman Accused Of Rape Chooses Judge Over Jury

Government prosecutors allege Joshua Tate had sexual contact with a female classmate who was so drunk she was unable to consent.
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New Insights Into The Underground Sex Economy

A new landmark study by the Urban Institute explores the economics of the sex industry in Washington, D.C., and seven other major cities.

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Maryland Senate Votes To Close Sexual Abuse Loophole

Legislation that passed the Maryland Senate would extend a prohibition on sexual conduct between students and teachers to part-time teachers and school employees.