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Bobby Zirkin, a moderating force in the Maryland Senate, will resign his seat

Dec 03, 2019 - Washington Post Blogs
Board and Executive Moves

Sen. Robert A. Zirkin, the chairman of the Maryland Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee, plans to resign from the General Assembly as it undergoes a major shift in leadership.

Zirkin (D-Baltimore County) leaves as Senate President Thomas V. Mike Miller Jr. (D-Calvert), a close ally, steps down after three decades leading the chamber. Zirkin said he intends to focus on his law practice, his family and a new project helping professional athletes with charities.

"I've been thinking ab...