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Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Daily Political Wire

George Wenschhof

Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley Considers Two Special Sessions To Deal With Budget Impasse - after a meeting with House Speaker Michael Busch and Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller, it appears one session of the General Assembly will be called in mid May to address raising revenues and the second session would be held during the summer to consider adding casino gambling in the state.  The Baltimore Sun has more here.


Romney Romps in Tuesday Primaries - Mitt Romney easily won all five states who held primaries yesterday, receiving at least 56% in each state.  Newt Gingrich is expected to drop out by the weekend, leaving only Representative Ron Paul (R-Tex.) as opposition to Romney.  You can read more here.


Two Blue-Dog Democratic Representatives Lose in Pennslyvania - thanks, in part, to the redistricting by a Republican controlled state legislature.  Rep. Mark Critz defeated Rep. Jason Altmire and Rep. Tim Holden was defeated by Matt Cartwright. has more here.


Republicans Use Transportation Bill To Push Approval for Keystone XL Pipeline - House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) has included approval for the pipeline in the House bill funding transportation projects.  This sets up a battle with the Democratic controlled Senate, where Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) has stated his opposition. has more here.


Britain Beset With Double Dip Recession - not good news on the international front as numbers released shows Britain has fallen into it's second recession since the financial crisis rocked the world markets. has more here.


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