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Lawyer in election lawsuit is veteran of political game
Lawyer in election lawsuit is veteran of political game

The lawyer who filed suit last week to prevent Democrat Anthony G. Brown's running mate from accepting campaign donations during the legislative session is no stranger to the world of political fundraising. Daniel M. Clements, an attorney with a Baltimore firm, has given tens of thousands of dollars to candidates in recent years and for 12 years chaired the political action committee of the Maryland Trial Lawyers Association — one of the state's largest political donors. In that role, he oversaw the raising and spending of more than $1 million for Maryland political candidates. A former assistant U.S. attorney, Clements has taken an active role in Democratic politics,...

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