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Zirkin named chairman of judicial panel in Md. Senate, among other assignments

December 3
Sen. Robert A. Zirkin was named chairman of the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee on Wednesday, ending months of intrigue in Annapolis over who will replace a longtime senator who was elected attorney general.

Zirkin (D-Baltimore County), a member of the General Assembly since 1999, won out over Sen. Jamie B. Raskin (D-Montgomery), a newer member, who also sought the chairmanship.

The judicial proceedings panel has handled some of the thorniest issues to confront the legislature in recent years, including gun control, same-sex marriage and abolishment of the death penalty.

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