Author: Ramarko Bhattacharya

  • Douglas Peters resigns from Maryland Senate on July 30

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    Maryland Sen. Douglas Peters (D) resigned from his position in the Maryland Senate on July 30. Peters, who represented District 23, first assumed office in 2007, and was subsequently re-elected three times.  Peters had announced his resignation at the beginning of July, following his appointment to the University of Maryland’s Board of Regents by Maryland…

  • Former U.S. Senators Enzi, Levin die

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    Two former U.S. Senators died during the past week. Former U.S. Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY) died on July 26 after a biking accident after being hospitalized following the accident on July 25. He was first elected to the Senate in 1996 and was re-elected in 2002, 2008, and 2014. Enzi did not run for re-election…