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