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  1. early and often
    Larry Hogan Senate Bid Is Good for Republicans, Bad for No LabelsThe anti-Trump former governor won’t be available for No Labels’ Unity Ticket. But he gives the GOP a chance at winning an unlikely Senate seat.
  2. 2022 midterms
    Dan Cox’s Win Brings Maryland GOP Back to the MAGA MovementModerate Republican governor Larry Hogan will be succeeded as GOP nominee by a Trump-loving extremist that Democrats promoted.
  3. police reform
    Maryland Becomes First State to Repeal Its Police Bill of RightsDemocrats overrode the veto of the Republican governor to create a civilian role in police discipline and heightened standards for use of force.
  4. corruption
    Maryland Governor Accused of Rerouting State Funds to Benefit His BusinessIn a state with a history of corruption, the Never Trump hero may have more in common with the president’s business practices than with his politics.
  5. trump tweets
    Jared Kushner Owns Many of Baltimore’s ‘Rat-Infested’ Apartments“That’s kind of weird that you want to talk trash,” said one Baltimore resident. “If you want to make improvements, you can make improvements.”
  6. u.s. supreme court
    Supreme Court Gives Green Light to Partisan GerrymanderingThe brief window for federal court scrutiny of an intensely anti-democratic practices has come and gone.
  7. vision 2020
    California Could Ban Trump From 2020 Primary Unless He Releases Tax ReturnsJerry Brown vetoed a similar bill requiring all candidates to release their tax returns, but Gavin Newsom might sign it.
  8. mass shooting
    Four Dead, Including the Suspect, in Maryland Warehouse ShootingA 26-year-old temp at a Rite Aid warehouse gunned down three others before killing herself.
  9. SCOTUS Punts Again on the Question of Partisan GerrymanderingIt’s now unlikely the Supremes will clarify any limitations on using redistricting for blatantly partisan purposes until the eve of 2020.
  10. California Considers Medical Price ControlsIn an alternative to single payer, a California proposal aims at holding down health care costs.
  11. Maryland Adopts Automatic Voter RegistrationTo Republicans’ chagrin, Marylanders will now be automatically registered to vote when they interact with state agencies.
  12. The Clock Is Ticking on SCOTUS’s Decision about Partisan GerrymanderingThe second major partisan gerrymandering case before SCOTUS isn’t clearing up the Court’s future direction.
  13. The Debate Over Gerrymandering Is Changing in a Fundamental WayRedistricting isn’t just about nice-looking maps anymore.
  14. Shooting Outside NSA Headquarters Leaves at Least One InjuredPhotos of the scene show a black SUV with bullet holes in the windshield.
  15. crimes and misdeamnors
    Maryland Police Officer Shot and Killed in Unprovoked AttackTwo suspects are in custody.
  16. sacked
    Ball-Biting Maryland Cop Has to Turn In His Badge and GunThis is what happens on Cinco de Mayo at Baltimore’s Looney’s Pub.
  17. scary things
    6 Dead After Small Plane Crashes Into Suburban D.C. Home [Updated]The fatalities include the plane’s passengers and two people who were inside the house.
  18. shootings
    Maryland Mall Shooter Identified Police say they still don’t know the motive for the attack.
  19. shootings
    Three People Dead in Maryland Mall Shooting [Updated]Including the gunman.
  20. early voting
    Early Voting Lines in Florida and Ohio Were Super Long Same with Illinois and Maryland.
  21. equal rites
    Septuagenarian Maryland Lawmaker Discovers First Amendment After some “reflection,” he has decided that football players enjoy freedom of speech, too.
  22. the great heat wave of 2012
    The Great Heat Wave of 2012: The AftermathIt’s been a gross week. 
  23. 2012
    Mitt Takes Maryland, D.C. PrimariesSmooth sailing for Romney on the Potomac.
  24. mo’ money less problems
    ‘Snow Globe’ of Cash Scooped Up on Maryland HighwayAn unsecured armored truck leaked almost $6,000 in cash.
  25. equal rites
    Maryland Legalizes Gay MarriageBecoming the eighth state to do so.
  26. equal rites
    Gay Marriage Coming to Maryland! Eventually! Maybe!Opponents will have a chance to repeal the law through the ballot. 
  27. Gay-Marriage Bill Moving Forward in MarylandExpected to hit Democratic governor’s desk in coming days.
  28. equal rites
    Maryland Gay Marriage Bill Dies in State AssemblySome Democrats just weren’t ready.
  29. equal rites
    Maryland Senate Votes in Favor of Gay MarriageAnd Maryland’s governor pledges to make it official.
  30. equal rites
    Is Maryland the Next State Set to Adopt Same-Sex Marriage?Apparently, yes.
  31. it just happened
    Uma Thurman Stalker Sentenced to Three Years of BoredomA judge took not pity on Jack Jordan, who was today given a harsh punishment for stalking Uma Thurman.