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Debate begins ahead of Maryland same-sex marriage vote

High drama is anticipated on the floor of the Maryland House of Delegates on Friday, as lawmakers decide the fate of a bill that would allow same-sex marriages.

By John Wagner  | March 11, 2011; 1:04 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  Same-Sex Marriage  
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Md. House considering amendment that would send same-sex marriage bill back to Senate

In a sign of how close the vote count on same-sex marriage remains in the House of Delegates, leaders of the chamber are considering allowing a "friendly" amendment Friday in hopes of courting one more supporter.

By John Wagner  | March 10, 2011; 6:13 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  General Assembly, John Wagner, Same-Sex Marriage  
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Md. House ends debate for the day on same-sex marriage

Debate over a same-sex marriage bill is expected to begin Wednesday morning in the Maryland House of Delegates, with supporters seeking to fend off a slew of amendments that could make passage of the law more difficult.

By John Wagner  | March 9, 2011; 1:44 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (9)
Categories:  General Assembly, John Wagner, Same-Sex Marriage  
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Update: Same-sex bill debate postponed

With debate on Maryland's same-sex marriage bill set to begin as early as Tuesday on the House floor, six openly gay delegates are appealing to their colleagues in a new letter to pass the high-profile legislation.

By John Wagner  | March 8, 2011; 10:45 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (35)
Categories:  !Issues, John Wagner, Same-Sex Marriage  
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How they voted: House Judiciary on same-sex marriage

A look at how the House Judiciary voted Friday afternoon on a bill that would legalize same-sex marriages in Maryland

By John Wagner  | March 4, 2011; 6:47 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  John Wagner, Same-Sex Marriage  
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House panel passes same-sex marriage bill

A previously stalled bill to allow same-sex marriages in Maryland was approved by a House committee Friday, but only after the panel's chairman, who rarely votes, augmented the final tally.

By John Wagner  | March 4, 2011; 3:18 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (19)
Categories:  General Assembly, John Wagner, Same-Sex Marriage  
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Older Entries in This Category »

Md. same-sex marriage bill still in limbo, John Wagner , March 3, 2011
Same-sex marriage bill remains stalled in Md. House, John Wagner and Sandhya Somashekhar , March 2, 2011
How the Md. Senate voted on same-sex marriage, Washington Post editors , February 24, 2011
How the Md. Senate voted on same-sex marriage, John Wagner , February 23, 2011
Md. GOP urges 'no' vote on same-sex marriage, John Wagner , February 19, 2011
Md. senator 'still praying' on same-sex marriage, John Wagner , February 15, 2011
Brochin reconsiders same-sex marriage opposition, John Wagner , February 9, 2011
Brown steps out on same-sex marriage in Maryland, John Wagner , February 4, 2011
Same-Sex Marriage:Good for Kids?, Phyllis Jordan , December 1, 2006
Same-Sex Survey, Phyllis Jordan , July 3, 2006
Steele and Same-Sex Marriage, Phyllis Jordan , May 5, 2006
Impeachment Plan Stuffed, , March 10, 2006
Blame it on the Judge, Phyllis Jordan , March 7, 2006
Pig Will Fly..., , February 22, 2006
Mfume declares support for same-sex marraige, Phyllis Jordan , February 13, 2006
Marriage Issue Persists, , February 9, 2006
Taking a stand on same-sex marriage, Phyllis Jordan , February 9, 2006
Same-Sex Marriage Ban Defeated Again, Phyllis Jordan , February 3, 2006
Hot Date for the Maryland Legislature, Phyllis Jordan , February 3, 2006
Defending the Judge, , January 26, 2006
Mfume backs gay marriage, , January 25, 2006
Faith and Politics, Phyllis Jordan , January 24, 2006
Gay Marriage--Beyond the Politics, Phyllis Jordan , January 20, 2006
Same-Sex Politics, Phyllis Jordan , January 20, 2006
 
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