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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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Maryland Rep. Uses Her Campaigning Chops Away From Home

Maryland Rep. Donna Edwards (D) has been splitting time between her own campaign in Maryland and a role with the national campaign committee helping out other candidates in races around the country.

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Montgomery County's Question A Supports Hiring Disabled

Montgomery County voters will have several initiatives on their ballot in this year's election, including a measure that allows the county to recruit and hire more individuals with disabilities. 

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The Politics Hour

The Nats are in the playoffs, and the Politics Hour crew is kicking it into overdrive.

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Maryland Gaming Expansion Gets Redskins' Support

The Washington Redskins football team is throwing its support behind a gambling expansion provision in Maryland, saying the economic benefits would help the business climate in Prince George's County.

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Sobhani Wants In On Maryland Senate Debates

Independent Maryland Senate candidate Rob Sobhani

Independent Rob Sobhani is polling close to a Republican counterpart in the race for Maryland's Senate seat, which he believes justifies his inclusion in a debate.

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Montgomery County Voters Get Five Early Voting Spots

Got plans for Election Day? Montgomery County has just released their list of polling locations for those who want to tackle Maryland's lengthy ballot ahead of time.

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Poll: Marylanders Split On Casino, Favor Same-Sex Marriage, Dream Act

A new poll of Maryland voters shows that both the law allowing same-sex marriage and the state's DREAM Act are likely to be upheld in the November elections, but that the issue of expanding gaming in the state still has residents staunchly divided.

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Maryland Dems Call For Investigation Into Roscoe Bartlett

Maryland Rep. Roscoe Bartlett is facing calls for an investiation from the state's Democrats, who argue his hiring of the Maryland GOP party chairman for his congressional office constitutes a conflict of interest. 

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Montgomery Voters Will Decide On Police Bargaining Initiative

Among the many statewide initiatives Mongtomery County voters will have on their ballots in November, there will also be one county referendum dealing with how Montgomery County negotiates with the local police union.