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Monday, Oct 15, 2012 at 9:25 PM
Record Spending on Expanded Gambling Question

Record Spending on Expanded Gambling Question

Maryland's Question 7 has triggered an advertising slugfest. Groups for and against expanding gambling in the state are spending record bucks on media campaigns to sway voters. News4's Prince George's County... Watch »

Tuesday, Oct 2, 2012 at 4:52 PM
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By Carissa DiMargo

Redskins Endorse Expansion of Maryland Gambling

Redskins Endorse Expansion of Maryland Gambling

The Redskins released a statement endorsing Question 7, a ballot initiative that would allow a casino to be built in Prince George's County. Read »

Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 at 10:52 AM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Marylanders Favor Gay Marriage?

AM Read: Marylanders Favor Gay Marriage?

A new poll looks at the three big measures up for vote on November's ballot, including gambling. Read »

Friday, Aug 17, 2012 at 11:48 AM
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By Tracee Wilkins

Faith Group Opposes Gambling in Pr. George's

In Prince George’s County, one of the largest and most powerful coalitions is the faith-based community, and it’s opposed to gambling. Read »

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 at 2:55 PM
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By Perry Stein

AM Read: Attack Ads Flood Va. Senate Race

AM Read: Attack Ads Flood Va. Senate Race

Crossroads spent $1 million Wednesday on the three attack ads against Kaine, bringing total spending by non-traditional groups opposing the Democrat to $2.3 million -- a record for any one congressional... Read »

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2012 at 7:53 AM
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By Brian Witte

Md. House Gives Initial Approval to Gambling

Md. House Gives Initial Approval to Gambling

The Maryland House of Delegates gave preliminary approval to a gambling expansion measure to allow table games like poker and a casino in Prince George's County. Read »

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 at 9:15 PM
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By Brian Witte

Analysts Release Revised Md. Gambling Revenue

Analysts Release Revised Md. Gambling Revenue

Analysts have released revised revenue figures to reflect tax changes made by a Maryland House of Delegates committee to a gambling expansion bill. Read »

Monday, Aug 13, 2012 at 9:12 PM
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By Brian Witte

House Panel Bumps Revenue for 2 Casino Sites

A panel of lawmakers has bumped up the amount of money a casino in Anne Arundel County and a planned casino in Baltimore would get under an expansion of gambling. Read »

Friday, Aug 10, 2012 at 9:32 PM
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By Brian Witte

Md. Senate Votes for Special Session Measures

The Maryland Senate approved a measure allowing table games like blackjack and a new casino near the nation's capital and voted to change a state law so that it creates a strict liability standard for owners of... Read »

Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 at 9:12 PM
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By Brian Witte

Md. Panel Passes Gambling Bill

A Maryland Senate committee voted 11-1 on Thursday to allow table games like blackjack and a casino site near the nation's capital, moving swiftly on the first day of a special session to expand gambling in the... Read »

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Julie Carey
Julie Carey News4 Virginia Reporter Julie Carey is a News4 reporter focusing on Virginia issues and politics.
Chris Gordon
Chris Gordon News4 Maryland Reporter Chris Gordon is a legal analyst and reporter for NBC4, focusing on Maryland.
Domenico Montanaro
Domenico Montanaro NBC News Political Reporter Domenico Montanaro is an NBC News Political Reporter, analyst for NBC News' First Read and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Mark Murray
Mark Murray NBC News Deputy Political Director Mark Murray is the NBC News Deputy Political Director, NBC News First Read analyst and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
Tom Sherwood News4 Political Reporter Tom Sherwood is a reporter for News4 specializing in politics and the D.C. government.
Chuck Todd
Chuck Todd NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd is the NBC News Political Director, host of “The Daily Rundown” on MSNBC and NBCPolitics.com contributor.
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