Charles Bailey, John Delaney, Rob Garagiola, Ron Little, Milad Pooran

Podcast: Democrats debate in 6th Congressional District

The candidates for the House of Representatives in the 6th Congressional District participated in two debates Sunday sponsored by AARP Maryland and and held on the Germantown campus of Montgomery College.

Webcasts of the two debates will be available at later today.

Union leader Mark Coles talks about the jobs a casino at National Harbor.

Podcast: Slots pushed for National Harbor

Some want Maryland to expand slot machine gambling, and one possible site is National Harbor in Prince George’s County. The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on the proposal Friday. Here is a podcast with a proponent of the new site, and opposition from the developer from the casino at Arundel Mills.

Podcast: March and Rally for Life

Anti-abortion protesters flocked to Lawyers Mall on Monday to protest abortion and the laws surrounding the procedure. Duane Keenan attended and recorded this podcast.

Bill would close loopholes in referendum law

With the state’s referendum laws in the spotlight for the first time in two decades, some legislators hope to close weaknesses in the referendum process that can open the door to fraud.

The House Ways and Means Committee heard testimony on a bill Wednesday that would adopt several measures implemented in other states to help ensure the validity of referendum petitions. We’ve got a story and a podcast.

Podcast: Same-sex marriage petition drive starts

The petition drive to repeal Maryland’s same-sex marriage law — which will be signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley today — is underway. Duane Keenan filed this podcast talking to organizers of the petition drive, headed up by the Maryland Marriage Alliance and backed by Del. Neil Parrott’s group