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Prosecutor investigates Martin O'Malley furniture sale

Prosecutor investigates Martin O'Malley furniture sale

The Anne Arundel County state's attorney is investigating former Gov. Martin O'Malley's discounted, tax-free purchase last year of taxpayer-owned furniture from the governor's mansion in Annapolis.

The probe began shortly after a Baltimore Sun investigation found in September that the Democratic presidential candidate paid $9,638 for 54 mansion furnishings that originally cost taxpayers $62,000. The discounted sale was authorized by outgoing O'Malley administration officials after each item had been classified as "junk."

Most of the furnishings now adorn the O'Malleys' $549,000 home in Baltimore's Homeland neighborhood.

O'Malley officials and state Democrats...

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