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P.G. County Council Cuts Off Leslie Johnson

Prince George's County Council member Leslie Johnson says she'll resign her position at the end of this month, but that isn't enough for her fellow council members. The council is calling on Johnson to step down immediately.

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Md. Legislature Will Tackle Redistricting In October

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley is expected to call a special legislative session the week of October 17, according to the Associated Press. But some of the policy issues the General Assembly will consider this fall are still to be determined.

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O'Malley Starts Maryland Redistricting Process

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley has named the committee that will draft new voting district lines for the state.

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Maryland Senators Would Compromise On Write-offs In Debt Ceiling Talks

In the hopes of raising the nation's debt ceiling, Maryland senators say they're willing to consider getting rid of tax write-offs which help the state's economy.

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Leslie Johnson Resigns, Council Removes Her Staff, Resources

Leslie Johnson has resigned from the Prince George's County Council, five days after she pleaded guilty to destroying evidence in a federal corruption probe.

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After Cancelling Recess, Senate Gets Back To Work Tuesday

The Senate will be in session this week in an attempt to reach a deal on raising the nation's debt ceiling, but Republicans say the cancellation of a planned recess for this week is a political ploy.

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