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2 Ehrlich political operatives plead not guilty

Two political operatives for former Republican Gov. Robert Ehrlich pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of using robocalls on Election Day to encourage voters in two jurisdictions with large numbers of black voters to stay home. Paul Schurick, 55, ...

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2 Ehrlich operatives have arraignments set

Two political operatives for former Republican Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. are scheduled to be in court relating to robocalls made on Election Day. Paul Schurick and Julius Henson will be arraigned Monday in Baltimore City Circuit Court. A grand ...

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C. Fraser Smith: If only Ehrlich hadn’t run

OK, it’s a little late, but it would have been better for all concerned if Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. had listened to his inner handicapper and stayed out of last year’s race for governor. Why? Glad you asked. He wouldn’t ...

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Court of Appeals: MdTA’s “Take-Home Vehicle” program unenforceable

The state’s highest court has handed Gov. Martin O’Malley a win in a dispute with the union representing Maryland Transportation Authority police officers, finding that his administration had no duty to continue the “Take-Home Vehicle” program funded in the last ...

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Former Ehrlich aide indicted with Henson for Election-day robocalls

A Baltimore grand jury on Thursday indicted Paul E. Schurick, formerly the communications director and a campaign aide to Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., for helping to coordinate Election Day telephone calls that were allegedly intended to suppress Democratic voter ...

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Conversations with Maryland’s Newsmakers

We started off with Baltimore’s soon-to-be mayor and ended up with the woman whom she replaced. And in between, we had the governor (twice, actually), CEOs of major Maryland companies, leaders from some of the state’s top academic institutions, politicians ...

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Ehrlich raised $7.4 million for his campaign for Md. governor

Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. spent $2.15 million in the final two weeks of the campaign, according to a spending report filed Tuesday with the state. Gov. Martin O’Malley’s final report hasn’t been posted yet. It had to be ...

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Sen. Cardin wants Election Day robocall investigation

U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin has asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate robocalls made on Election Day that Democrats say were intended to suppress turnout in African-American communities. “While I fully understand that campaigns can be rough and ...

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Md. General Assembly races yield few surprises

With all the upsets on the national level, Maryland’s General Assembly races offered little in the way of surprises and upsets. Republicans repeatedly labeled Speaker of the House Michael E. Busch a top target, but the longtime legislative leader held ...

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