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Judge dismisses lawsuit over campaign fundraising during session

Judge dismisses lawsuit over campaign fundraising during session

An Anne Arundel County judge on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit brought by supporters of gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler who wanted to prevent his Democratic rivals from raising money during the General Assembly session. Judge William C. Mulford II dismissed the case — at the request of the lawyer for the Gansler supporters. Attorney Daniel Clements said his clients got what they wanted out of the case: a promise from Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown that his running mate, Ken Ulman, wouldn't raise money during the session. In Maryland, members of the legislature and elected officials who hold statewide office are barred from raising campaign money during the 90-day session....

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