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Republicans sue to block new congressional map in Maryland

Dec. 23, 2021 16:37 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A group of Republican legislators and voters filed a lawsuit Thursday to block implementation of Maryland's new congressional map, arguing that it's an extreme example of Democratic gerrymandering. A group called Fair Maps Maryland filed the lawsuit in...

Maryland lawmakers override Hogan's congressional map veto

Dec. 09, 2021 17:09 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly voted Thursday to override Gov. Larry Hogan's veto of a redrawn Maryland congressional map, but the governor said the new boundaries make “a mockery of our democracy” and will be challenged in court. Politicians across the...

Maryland General Assembly approves new congressional map

Dec. 08, 2021 20:58 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Maryland General Assembly approved a new congressional map on Wednesday, sending new Democratic-backed district boundaries for the state's eight U.S. House districts to Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The governor, who submitted a different proposal developed...

Maryland lawmakers convene for redistricting session

Dec. 06, 2021 16:37 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A new congressional map that could enable Democrats to gain a seat and sweep all eight Maryland U.S. House seats was advanced Monday by a legislative committee, which did not act on a separate proposal by Republican Gov. Larry Hogan. The committee's 18-6 vote...

Maryland congressional map could enable Democrats to go 8-0

Dec. 04, 2021 10:19 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland lawmakers will have dueling congressional maps before them when they convene for a special session on redistricting Monday, including a proposal that could enable Democrats to pick up a seat and sweep all eight Maryland U.S. House seats and a very different...

Maryland panel votes on recommended new congressional map

Nov. 23, 2021 19:32 PM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland panel voted Tuesday to recommend a new congressional map for state lawmakers to consider in a special session next month, with supporters saying it marks an overall improvement on the current map and opponents criticizing it for failing to address...

Maryland congressman says complaint filed over ivermectin

Nov. 17, 2021 11:08 AM EST

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A Maryland congressman says a complaint has been filed against him with a board of medical examiners for prescribing ivermectin for COVID-19. Republican Rep. Andy Harris said in a Monday discussion about vaccine mandates by the conservative House...

Gerrymandering surges as states redraw maps for House seats

Nov. 10, 2021 14:59 PM EST

North Carolina Republicans are well positioned to pick up at least two House seats in next year's election — but it's not because the state is getting redder. The state remains a perennial battleground, closely split between Democrats and Republicans in elections. In...

New congressional map proposed in Maryland for Dec. session

Nov. 05, 2021 16:13 PM EDT

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan formally accepted new congressional and state legislative maps from a panel on Friday that he plans to propose to the legislature. The governor also signed a proclamation for a Dec. 6 special session of the General Assembly to approve new...

Maryland congressman says he prescribes ivermectin for COVID

Oct. 20, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A Maryland congressman who is a practicing anesthesiologist said on a radio show that he prescribed a medication typically used to treat parasites in livestock and humans as a treatment for COVID-19. Republican Rep. Andy Harris, who represents...