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What if legislators didn't have to draw majority-minority districts? Democrats would lose big
The Voting Rights Act saw one of its main enforcement mechanisms gutted last summer in the controversial and partisan 5-4 Supreme Court decision Shelby County v.
Ruppersberger proposes National One Love Day
Nearly four years after her death, U.S. Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger wants to help turn the anniversary of that tragedy into a positive moment.
Yeardley Love's mother hopes for nationwide remembrance day
"May 3rd was the worst day of our lives, for both Lexie and me. I lost my precious daughter, Yeardley, and Lexie lost her sister and best friend to relationship violence," says Sharon Love of Baltimore, Md.
Maryland lawmakers look to cut off NSA's water, power
A bill in Maryland's state legislature would cut off state services like water and power at the National Security Agency's headquarters.
Maryland joins states seeking Glass-Steagall bank reform from Congress
Maryland has joined more than a dozen other states in calling on Congress to pass Glass-Steagall legislation protecting U.S. bank deposits.