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Tag Archives: Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.

4th Circuit affirms $1M robocall judgment against Henson (access required)

Julius Henson

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.”

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Eye Opener: Congress approves ‘fiscal cliff’ deal (access required)

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.

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Spending on gambling referendum hits $35.7 million (access required)

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.

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Henson sentenced to 60 days in prison for robocalls (access required)

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 ...

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Henson’s defense lawyer played to his strengths, observers say (access required)

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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Henson’s employee takes blame for lists (access required)

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 ...

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