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Group Warns Maryland's Online Voter Registration Could Lead To Fraud

A group called Save our Votes in Maryland is arguing that the state's new online voter registration system is "hacker friendly" and prone to fraud.

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Maryland Comptroller Urges Voters To Reject Redistricting

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot is crossing party lines to speak out against the redistricting plan up for referendum next month, saying it has embarrassed the state.

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Gallaudet Official Suspended For Signing Gay Marriage Referendum Petition

A Gallaudet University diversity officer who was placed on leave after signing a petition concerning Maryland's gay marriage referendum speaks today in Annapolis.

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Maryland Voter Registration Deadline, Including Online, Is Oct. 16

Maryland residents have the opportunity for online voter registration for the first time — but they still have to abide by the state deadline of registering by Oct. 16 at 9 p.m. 

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The Politics Hour

Prince George's County Executive Rushern Baker (D) joins us in the studio.

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Casinos Not An Easy Bet For Local Governments

More jurisdictions are turning to gambling to plug budget holes, but some say the economic benefits are exaggerated.

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In Damascus, Residents Will Decide Whether To Stay 'Dry'

Will dry Damascus be dry no more? That question will be decided by voters in November when residents of the town vote on a referendum on alcohol sales.

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Analysis: Maryland Rep. Van Hollen Was Biden's Budget Expert

Rep. Chris Van Hollen

Solidly Democrat, Maryland doesn't have the sway of swing states in an election year. As reporter Matt Bush explains, however, Maryland Rep. Chris Van Hollen was Vice President Biden's go-to debate prep partner.

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The Politics Hour

Maryland Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown (D) hangs out with the Politics Hour crew in the studio.

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Fight On Police Union Referendum Heats Up In Montgomery County

Montgomery County residents will vote on several county-specific ballot questions in November, including one that would change the way the police chief negotiates with the police union. 

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