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Maryland House Takes Up State Budget

The Maryland House will tackle the state's budget plan this week, and the debate over an income tax increase and other controversial proposals could spill over into the weekend.

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Obama Showcases His Energy Policy On 2-Day Tour

President Obama is on a multi-state tour to defend his administration's energy policies, answering charges by Republicans that he's responsible for rising gasoline prices.
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Obama's Health Care Law In Court: An Overview

The Supreme Court is getting ready to hear its biggest case in decades — or at least its longest. Next week, three days and six hours of hearings may determine whether President Obama's landmark health care law lives or dies.
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Gingrich: Some 'Brand New Players' Might Emerge At GOP Convention

The former House speaker also says there's no reason for him to exit the race for the Republican presidential nomination. He has doubts about whether Mitt Romney will have enough delegates to be the nominee before the party's August convention.
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Sen. Mikulski Honored As Congress' Longest-Serving Woman

Even after more than 35 years in Congress, Maryland Senator Barbara Mikulski continues to be an icon for women in politics. She was honored in the Senate on Wednesday.

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Maryland Considering Gas Tax Alternatives

A Republican proposal in Maryland's state senate would localize a gas tax, so that only commuters in counties that directly benefit from mass transit would pay more at the pumps.

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Lots Of GOP Money Flowing From The Texas Two

The latest Federal Election Commission reports shed new light on the political largesse of two Texas businessmen. One has contributed to three active GOP presidential candidates, including a new $1 million check to Rick Santorum's superPAC. The other just gave $3 million more to Mitt Romney's superPAC.

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