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Hug, prolific Maryland fundraiser, dies at 78 (access required)

Richard E. Hug, 78, a businessman and prolific fundraiser who raised money for and advised Republican political candidates ranging from former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehlrich Jr. to GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, died Saturday.

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Third bankruptcy in Rick Perry’s tech fund

SAN ANTONIO — A third company awarded taxpayer dollars through Gov. Rick Perry’s business-hatching Emerging Technology Fund has gone bankrupt. NanoTailor’s filing brings the total amount of failed investments to $2.5 million. Company President Ramon Perales told The Associated Press ...

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O’Malley takes a shot at Perry (access required)

Gov. Martin O’Malley, the former mayor of Baltimore, mixed a little pigskin and politics Tuesday in advance of the Sunday’s playoff game between the Houston Texans and his hometown Ravens. Governors and mayors from the states and cities from which ...

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Fed to shift $400B in holdings to boost economy

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve will use more than $400 billion to try to drive down long-term interest rates, make home and business loans cheaper and invigorate the economy. Analysts said the moves would provide only a slight economic benefit. ...

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Law blog roundup (access required)

Happy Monday. Here are some law links to get your week started. Tell the jury everything, except this. When I count to three, you will begin to feel very sleepy… A couple of law school professors think law schools could ...

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