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Leading In Polls, Maryland Same-Sex Marriage Advocates Keep At It

Proponents of Maryland's same-sex marriage law seem to have the advantage in the polls leading up to the Nov. 6 referendum on the measure, but that hasn't stopped them from working to rally support. 

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The Politics Hour

Kojo and Tom Sherwood chat with a group of candidates competing for at-large seats on the D.C. Council.

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Despite Polls, Same-Sex Marriage Opponents In Maryland Not Backing Away

The same-sex marriage referendum in Maryland is looking favorable in polls, but opponents expect voters to swing the other direction in the privacy of the voting booth.

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Activists Both For And Against Gay Marriage Protest At Gallaudet

Gallaudet University has become a flashpoint for discussion about Maryland's gay marriage referendum, even though activists on both sides agree that an employee put on leave for signing a petition should be reinstated.

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Maryland To Vote On Redistricting, And Some Dems Don't Approve

Maryland voters will have to cast their vote for or against the state's new map of  Congressional districts this November, and Democrats in Montgomery County could make a big difference in the outcome.

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'Fairness' At Heart Of Debate Over Maryland's DREAM Act

One word comes up again and again among advocates on both sides of the fight over Maryland's DREAM Act: fairness.

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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.