Gallery: A cold and cloudy final day of a four-year term

Gallery: A cold and cloudy final day of a four-year term

The Senate pauses for prayer as it did several times on Monday.

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It was the coldest final day of the Maryland General Assembly that anyone could remember. Sine Die (sign-ee die) in State House speak is usually warm and sunny.

For at least nine senators and 29 delegates, it will be the last session in their current posts. Except for retiring legislators, the rest will hit the campaign trail as soon as they can for June 26 primary.

Here is a gallery of photos to give a flavor of the day. Most of the photos were taken by Glynis Kazajian for


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Len Lazarick

Len Lazarick was the founding editor and publisher of and is currently the president of its nonprofit corporation and chairman of its board He was formerly the State House bureau chief of the daily Baltimore Examiner from its start in April 2006 to its demise in February 2009. He was a copy editor on the national desk of the Washington Post for eight years before that, and has spent decades covering Maryland politics and government.

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