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Fleeing Dems Join Long Tradition

Maryland legislators latest to follow Wisconsin's lead

(Newser) - As Wisconsin and Indiana Democrats take refuge outside state lines, Maryland legislators have followed their lead: a pair of delegates played hooky this week as their fellow committee members met to discuss a bill that would legalize same-sex marriage. Democrats were left in the lurch as they battled to keep... More »

Maryland Set to Be 6th State to OK Gay Marriage

Marriage bill expected by spring

(Newser) - Gay rights advocates say momentum is building to make Maryland the sixth state to recognize same-sex marriages. Democrats increased their majority in the State Senate in November's elections, giving the party a super majority in both chambers, making passage of new legislation likely. Democratic Gov. Martin O'Malley has said he... More »

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