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Latest election news

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WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller said Wednesday that charging President Donald Trump with a crime was “not an option” because of federal rules, but he used his first public remarks on the Russia investigation to emphasize that he did not exonerate the president.

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court’s conservative majority sounded wary Tuesday of allowing federal judges to determine when electoral maps are too partisan, despite strong evidence that the political parties drew districts to guarantee congressional election outcomes.

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ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s first emergency redistricting commission met in Annapolis for the last time on Friday. And despite support from its members to continue a nonpartisan redistricting process moving forward, it remains unlikely to become the state’s new model.