The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday affirmed a $1 million judgment against Universal Elections and its owner, Julius Henson, for violating federal law by sending recorded telephone messages to more than 112,000 Democrats in Baltimore city and Prince George’s County on Election Day 2010, saying they should “relax” because the Democrats had already “taken it back.”Read More »
A couple of government PR pros confirmed plans to switch affiliations this week, headlined by Gov. Martin O'Malley's longtime aide, Raquel Guillory.
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The U.S. House of Representatives late on New Year's Day approved a Senate plan to avoid the worst effects of the "fiscal cliff," a potentially devastating package of tax increases and spending cuts that would have struck Maryland particularly hard.Read More »
More money has been spent to influence Maryland’s referendum on an expansion of casino gambling than was poured into the 2006 gubernatorial race, according to state elections records.Read More »
Political consultant Julius Henson was sentenced to 60 days in prison Wednesday for his role in sending automated robocalls to curb Democrat voters from heading to the polls in the 2010 gubernatorial election. Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge Emanuel Brown ...Read More »
Despite the same prosecutors, the same set of facts and the same defense — each defendant blaming each other — two separate city juries have handed down wildly varying verdicts over a series of automated calls made to Democrat voters ...
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Taking the stand during his trial on election fraud charges, veteran Democratic campaign advisor Julius Henson described to the jury how it was he ended up working for former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., a Republican he had derided in ...Read More »
In the third day of the trial of political consultant Julius Henson on charges of election fraud, his only employee reluctantly testified about the robocalls at the center of the case and her opinion that they were designed to be ...Read More »
The awarding of legal fees in a fight over the right to have exotic dancers at clubs that serve alcohol in Prince George’s County has put an end to a case that started under former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.’s ...Read More »