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'Dramatic new ballgame': New political era dawns in Annapolis; With new leaders in House and Senate, an air of uncertainty mixes with liberal energy.

Jan 07, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

The sports memorabilia is gone from the office of the Maryland House speaker, replaced by periwinkle walls, a portrait of Frederick Douglass and a photo of a little black girl reaching toward a mural of Harriet Tubman's outstretched hand.

Across the wide marble hall of the State House, workers have made way for a new occupant in Senate president's office too, stripping away the red silk-and-linen fabric that padded its walls for three decades.

As Maryland's lawmakers return to Annap...