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Eric Knowles, an Annapolis Republican, is challenging incumbent Rep. John Sarbanes, a Democrat from Towson, for Maryland's 3rd District U.S. House seat.
Knowles is a U.S. Air Force veteran and bartender who said he is running to restore civil liberties to Americans.
"I want to return the power of people to have control over their own lives," Knowles said in an April 2012 interview.
None of the suits involves the Brown case; all allege excessive force, some predating officers' time in Ferguson.
Voters love them; politicians fear them.
Move will allow successor to take office immediately after Nov. 4 election.
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The measure is expected to be quickly approved by the Senate, capping months of talks about revamping the VA health system.
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Dems vow a continued push for a legislative response to the Supreme Court voting rights decision, despite losing an ally in Canton.
They describe him as affable and polite.
But that hasn't stopped them from trying to get out the message on the issue this week.
Democrats were hopeful that Eric Cantor would help them move a new voting rights bill. Then he lost.
PROJECT: Wilson Andrews, Jason Bartz, Ryan Kellett, Katie Parker, Leslie Passante and Serdar Tumgoren - The Washington Post. Published Oct. 8, 2012.
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