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Steven I. Platt: PG County needs a political climate change

I adopted the state of Maryland and made my home in Prince George’s County in the spring of 1970 when I returned home from four months of active duty as a member of the Maryland National Guard. I did so ...

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O’Donnell’s Senate campaign set Delaware spending record

WASHINGTON — Delaware Republican Christine O’Donnell set a state record by spending more than $6.1 million in her losing Senate campaign against Democrat Chris Coons. Delaware elections commissioner Elaine Manlove said she is confident no one has spent more in ...

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Fraser Smith: Riding the wave to re-election

Before the recent gubernatorial campaign began in earnest, the O’Malley team did a man-in-the-street sampling of feelings about former governor Bob Ehrlich’s controversial way of supporting state government. The fees he imposed as governor for various services weren’t taxes, he ...

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$12.4M spent on Anne Arundel slots referendum

The high-stakes battle over the right to build a casino in Anne Arundel County cost $12.4 million, according to a report published Wednesday by the state. The Maryland Jockey Club spent $7.5 million on its failed referendum campaign to derail ...

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Campaign finance group debates loopholes

Loopholes in Maryland’s campaign finance system allow candidates to circumvent restrictions on the amount of money they can receive, said members of a bipartisan panel tasked with recommending systemic changes. The 12-member task force, created by Attorney General Douglas F. ...

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House ethics panel deliberates Rangel case

WASHINGTON— Shortly after veteran Rep. Charles Rangel of New York walked out of his ethics trial in protest, a House panel began closed-door deliberations Monday on 13 counts of alleged financial and fundraising misconduct that could bring formal condemnation. Only ...

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McDonogh School capital campaign underway

Owings Mills-based McDonogh School unveiled a $75 million capital campaign named McDonogh Forever, the largest undertaken by an independent school in Maryland. McDonogh officials said they have commitments of $58 million to date, including a $30 million challenge grant from ...

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Mayor Rawlings-Blake to face challengers

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will be facing some challengers as she tries to win a full, four-year term. Rawlings-Blake took over this year for Mayor Sheila Dixon, who stepped down as part of a plea agreement on ...

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