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Henson: Prosecution is political payback

On trial for election fraud charges, longtime political consultant Julius Henson claims he was targeted by Democrats for daring to work with Republicans who, he said, threw him under the bus when trouble arose and did not even pay him. ...

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Opening statements begin in second robocalls trial

Maryland’s state prosecutor says he will explain during the robocalls election fraud trial that a campaign consultant was aiming to suppress black voter turnout in the 2010 gubernatorial election. Emmet Davitt told a Baltimore jury Tuesday that they’ll hear from ...

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Election robocall defense targets Maryland anti-fraud law

A Baltimore judge is weighing the constitutionality of Maryland election law’s anti-fraud provisions, as a political operative stands trial for allegedly conspiring and attempting to sabotage Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s 2010 re-election with robocalls urging Democrats to stay home and ...

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Judge hears motions in Ehrlich robocalls case

An attorney for a political operative accused of using robocalls to suppress black voter turnout during the 2010 gubernatorial election says the statute is unconstitutional. Baltimore Judge Emanuel Brown heard motions Monday on the case of Julius Henson, a campaign ...

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C. Fraser Smith: Schurick verdict raises Ehrlich questions

Overheard (arguably) in a bar this week. Patron 1: So, did you hear what happened? A jury convicted this political campaign guy of trying to fool the voters. Patron 2: No! (Laughter) Really? Isn’t that what you’re supposed to do ...

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Schurick’s fate in jury’s hands

A Baltimore jury will continue deliberating Tuesday morning on whether Paul E. Schurick tried to sabotage Democratic Gov. Martin O’Malley’s re-election last fall with Election Day robocalls telling Democrats in the city and Prince George’s County that victory was at ...

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Closing arguments expected in robocalls trial

Closing arguments are expected to begin in the Baltimore trial of a political aide for former Gov. Robert Ehrlich. Longtime aide Paul Schurick is accused of trying to suppress the black vote during last year’s gubernatorial election. Schurick testified in ...

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