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Political contributions raise eyebrows (access required)

Corporations doing business with the Maryland government donated millions of dollars to a national organization headed by Gov. Martin O’Malley even as the state awarded them billions of dollars in contracts, according to an organization whose chairman is expected to run for governor as a Republican this year.

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Baltimore County developer admits making straw contributions

A Baltimore County developer has pleaded guilty to making straw contributions to a county councilman and exceeding contribution limits. Stephen Whalen entered guilty pleas on five counts during a court appearance Thursday morning. A judge imposed probation before judgment and ...

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Aide to 2010 Gray mayoral bid admits to ‘shadow campaign’

WASHINGTON — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray was elected in 2010 with the aid of $650,000 in illicit funds from a district businessman, a Gray campaign consultant acknowledged in federal court Tuesday. Eugenia “Jeanne” Clarke Harris’s guilty plea confirmed ...

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Salisbury completes $40M fundraising campaign (access required)

More than 23,000 donors helped Salisbury University raise nearly $40 million in its just-completed six-year fundraising campaign, well above the school’s $25 million goal. “We didn’t just ask the million dollar donors to invest. We asked all the alumni of ...

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Maryland lawmakers push against fundraising ruling

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland Democratic Reps. Christopher Van Hollen and John Sarbanes are joining Democratic state lawmakers in pushing for a U.S. constitutional amendment to overturn the Supreme Court’s Citizens United case. Van Hollen and Sarbanes were in Annapolis on Thursday ...

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Marianne D. Fishler: A good time to make sure planning is on track (access required)

The holiday season is upon us, which for many, means time spent with family and friends reflecting on the blessings in life and those we hold dear, and thinking ahead to the coming year. It is a good time to ...

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