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Gov. Wes Moore and Lt. Gov. Aruna Miller. (Photo by Michael Charles/Capital News Service)
May 11, 2023

Will Moore be first governor in more than a century to not veto a bill?

It remains a question whether Gov. Wes Moore will become the first Maryland governor in more than 100 years to not veto a single bill.

May 22, 2022

Portraits of Larry, Yumi Hogan reflect their styles and hoped-for legacies

Portraits of the Hogans reflect how they want to be recalled; the collection shows earlier styles, snubs, legacy-burnishing.

Apr 22, 2022

Getty plans to write book, serve as assigned judge in retirement

Recently retired Court of Appeals Chief Judge Joseph M. Getty, who often regales visitors to Maryland’s high court with stories of its history, said he plans to put his words to paper.

Feb 22, 2017

Frosh’s new authority to sue feds draws praise, scorn

If you were surprised to discover that Maryland’s attorney general lacks the independent authority to sue the federal government, you are not alone.

Oct 23, 2015

Former Md. first lady hired as assistant state’s attorney

ANNAPOLIS — Former first lady Kendel Ehrlich has been hired as an assistant state’s attorney in Anne Arundel County. State’s Attorney Wes Adams announced Ehrlich’s hiring late Thursday. He says she will be sworn into office on Oct. 29 and will be assigned to the Drug Court team. Kendel Ehrlich is the wife of former […]

Anthony Brown
Oct 13, 2014

Could tax pledge paint Brown into corner?

Several observers said the promise could present complications for both the campaign and for a Brown administration should he be elected and the need for taxes arises.

Jun 4, 2013

Michael Steele considering run for Md. governor

ANNAPOLIS — Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Michael Steele says he is considering running for governor in Maryland. Steele, who also is a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, told MSNBC host Chuck Todd on Monday that “we’re looking at it,” when asked if he was weighing a run. Steele noted tax increases in recent […]

Dec 7, 2011

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 in campaigns? That’s illegal? Patron 1: Yeah, really. These two wise guys, these campaign hotshots, […]

Dec 5, 2011

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 hand and they did not have to go to the polls. The jury began deliberating […]

Dec 5, 2011

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 his own defense Friday, saying campaign consultant Julius Henson presented a black voter suppression strategy […]

Dec 2, 2011

Top 5: ‘In the state of Maryland, it’s against the law.’

The start of a “robocall” trial involving one of former Gov. Robert Ehrlich’s top aides, a couple of Court of Appeals opinions and a Silver Spring man ordered to stop acting like a lawyer are among The Daily Record’s top legal affairs stories of the week. We also had one of the stars of “The […]

Nov 29, 2011

Judge dismisses conspiracy count in Schurick robocall case

To the prosecution, the most damning evidence that Paul E. Schurick tried to sabotage Gov. Martin O’Malley’s re-election with robocalls last fall was the content of the recorded telephone messages themselves. The Election Day 2010 messages told Democratic voters in Baltimore City and Prince George’s County — while the polls were still open — that […]

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