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Asti flyer violated campaign conduct standard, panel finds

Alison L. Asti’s yellow-and-black Election Day flier was “likely to mislead” Anne Arundel County voters and therefore violated a standard of conduct that calls for “truthfulness and dignity” in judicial campaigns, an oversight panel said in an opinion released Thursday. ...

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Panel urges fiscal sweeteners to get casino at Rocky Gap

ANNAPOLIS – The state slots commission urged lawmakers Tuesday to loosen restrictions on the Western Maryland gaming license to spur development of a casino there as the General Assembly opens its 2011 session Wednesday facing a $1.6 billion budget deficit. ...

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2 of 3 judges in Proposition 8 case appointed by Democrats

SAN FRANCISCO — A liberal jurist is among three judges randomly selected by a federal appeals court to decide if a lower court improperly struck down California’s same-sex marriage ban. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced Monday that ...

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Campaign finance group debates loopholes

Loopholes in Maryland’s campaign finance system allow candidates to circumvent restrictions on the amount of money they can receive, said members of a bipartisan panel tasked with recommending systemic changes. The 12-member task force, created by Attorney General Douglas F. ...

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