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Laura Neuman
Top region stories of 2014
Top region stories of 2014

Anne Arundel Schuh and Neuman primary battle was bitter, expensive In a political year that had its share of statewide surprises, the county executive race between appointed incumbent Laura Neuman and state Del. Steve Schuh dominated headlines, airwaves, social media and mailboxes for the first half of the year in Anne Arundel. The Republican primary between the two was often bitter — Neuman blasted Schuh for talking to her mother in an attempt to dig up dirt, while Schuh questioned Neuman about tapping a developer lobbyist as her chief campaign fundraiser. State GOP officials said the in-party fight made Arundel "one of our bloodiest counties," and the race was costly as...