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Prosecutors give closing argument in Edwards trial

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Prosecutors are saying in closing arguments in the John Edwards campaign corruption trial that he was part of a politically ambitious scheme to take money from wealthy donors to hide his pregnant mistress. Prosecutors took 90 minutes ...

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Cardin introduces campaign finance bill

ANNAPOLIS — In what has become an annual tradition, Del. Jon Cardin is sponsoring legislation to establish a fund that would finance General Assembly campaigns with public funds. The bill was applauded by citizens’ and voter rights groups appearing before ...

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Gov. O’Malley backs campaign finance reform measure

ANNAPOLIS — Gov. Martin O’Malley is supporting a bill that would close a campaign finance loophole. O’Malley expressed his support Tuesday to close a loophole that would count limited liability corporations and individual owners as one contributor, if they are ...

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State Sen. Currie’s campaign treasurer pleads guilty to theft

ANNAPOLIS — State Sen. Ulysses Currie’s campaign treasurer has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $150,000 from the senator’s campaign. The State Prosecutor’s Office announced Friday that 65-year-old Olivia Harris pleaded guilty in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court to theft ...

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