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2 names sent to Hogan to fill Md. prosecutor’s job

Julius Henson’s defense lawyer, Edward Smith Jr. (left) and State Prosecutor Emmet C. Davitt squared off Wednesday in closing arguments in Baltimore City Circuit Court.

A Baltimore prosecutor and an assistant attorney general have been nominated to fill the vacant state prosecutor position, the commission charged with recommending candidates announced Friday. Michael Dunty, of the Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office, and Charlton Howard III, of the ...

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Gansler announces kick-off campaign for governor

SILVER SPRING — Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler is announcing plans to officially launch his run for governor. Gansler’s campaign announced Thursday he will start a statewide tour beginning on Sept. 24 with events in Rockville, Ellicott City and Baltimore. ...

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Senate panel backs Perez to head Labor Dept.

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel has endorsed the nomination of Justice Department official Thomas Perez to head the Labor Department despite opposition from Republicans. The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted 12 -10 to confirm Perez, currently the ...

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In book, Bork says Nixon offered him next high court seat in 1973

WASHINGTON — Robert Bork says President Richard Nixon promised him the next Supreme Court vacancy after Bork complied with Nixon’s order to fire Watergate special prosecutor Archibald Cox in 1973. Bork’s recollection of his role in the Saturday Night Massacre ...

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