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1st District race may be closest in the state

Here at The Daily Record, we’re busily preparing for Election Day coverage (from a business-and-legal perspective, of course). Only 5 days to go! Arguably the closest – and most interesting – race in Maryland is unfolding in the 1st Congressional ...

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Got plans for election night?

No one should be alone on election night. At least that’s what the owners of the Morton’s steakhouses in Baltimore and Annapolis say. Now, instead of obsessing over exit poll numbers and watching the broadcast media race to call states ...

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The Wire for Obama

An Obama campaign commercial running in North Carolina called “Down to The Wire” features some of the actors from HBO’s Baltimore-based crime drama The Wire (Marlo Stanfield, Kima Greggs, Lester Freamon, Cutty Wise, and others) urging voters to cast their ...

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Late-night comedians draw political viewers

Jay Leno as the next Walter Cronkite? Well, not exactly, but a new study has found that viewers of late-night comedy shows like Leno’s Tonight Show, Late Night with David Letterman and the Jon Stewart Show pay more attention to ...

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Mrs. O’s time at Sidley

Michelle Obama – Barney’s lawyer? Turns out the potential First Lady served as a clearinghouse for the big purple dinosaur’s television show and merchandise in the late 1980s. Obama also reviewed Coors beer ads as part of her work at ...

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DMC at the DNC

Several of our fellow Dolan Media publications have joined together to form [email protected], a Web site chronicling the political conventions.  It’s a good place to go if you’re interested in seeing what’s been going on but — like me — ...

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Professor Obama

The New York Times has a story today about what Obama was like during his time teaching at the University of Chicago Law School. On the one hand, he was apparently an engaging professor, if a touch overly pleased with ...

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Bush Bus makes pit stop at City Hall

If you were on I-95 earlier today and thought you saw a 45-foot long, 28-ton bus with a picture of President Bush splashed across the side, you weren’t mistaken. “The National Bush Legacy Tour,” sponsored by Americans United for Change, ...

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Ross Perot calls for “action this day”

Don’t count out Ross Perot. The former presidential candidate has stepped into the spotlight again with the launch of a new Web site on “government fiscal irresponsibility.” Think of it as a place for him to keep his economic charts ...

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