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A Democratic candidate for Congress in Maryland, Terry Lierman, has invoked the "equal time" provision of the Federal Communications Act to get NPR member station WAMU to run his political ads. His opponent, incumbent Republican Connie Morella, will not counter with her own ads on WAMU. Instead she says she'll try to work in Congress to correct what she calls a "loophole." NPR's Shirley Jahad reports.

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