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  • O'Malley raising, spending money on national races

    O'Malley raising, spending money on national races
    Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley has raised nearly $500,000 in a federal campaign account he created last year and has made his first effort at spreading the cash around in early presidential primary states, a pair of campaign finance reports released...
  • Gov. Martin O'Malley only the latest to skirt donor limits

    Gov. Martin O'Malley only the latest to skirt donor limits
    In setting up his campaign accounts for a potential presidential run, Gov. Martin O'Malley is following a long path of politicians from both parties who have managed to raise buckets of cash without having to adhere to federal contribution limits. O'...
  • Governors group with ties to O'Malley seeks bigger electoral role

    Governors group with ties to O'Malley seeks bigger electoral role
    The Democratic Governors Association is seeking a ruling that would allow it to expand its role in federal elections as its chief fundraiser, Gov. Martin O'Malley, is considering a run for president, documents filed with the Federal Election Commission...
  • FEC clears path for new DGA offshoot

    FEC clears path for new DGA offshoot
    — The Federal Election Commission deadlocked Thursday over a proposal by the Democratic Governors Association to set up an organization that could engage in federal elections — a result that effectively permits the new group to go forward....
  • Bongino says he's '95 percent' certain on 6th District

    WASHINGTON -- Republican Daniel Bongino, the former Secret Service agent who ran an unsuccessful campaign for U.S. Senate last year, said Tuesday he is "95 percent" certain he will run in Maryland's 6th Congressional District in the 2014 election and...
  • The forgotten lesson of Watergate: In politics, nothing corrupts like money

    The forgotten lesson of Watergate: In politics, nothing corrupts like money
    At the 40th anniversary of the Watergate break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters, an act that eventually led to the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, the chief lesson seems hopelessly lost. The lesson was this: Of all the...
  • Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS

    Maryland's wealthy dig deep to donate to super PACS
    There are big political contributors, and then there are BIG contributors. Count Baltimore trial lawyer and Orioles owner Peter Angelos among the latter. Angelos has donated at least $1.22 million, mostly to super PACs backing Democrats, according to the...
  • Bartlett struggles with campaign disclosure

    Bartlett struggles with campaign disclosure
    — Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett, the Western Maryland Republican who faces a re-election battle this fall, has repeatedly filed incomplete and inaccurate campaign finance reports, and was fined $5,000 this year by the Federal Election Commission,...
  • Delaney continues to outpace Bartlett in fundraising

    Delaney continues to outpace Bartlett in fundraising
    Incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett -- in the fight of his political career to keep his seat in Maryland's 6th Congressional District -- raised less money over the past three months than he did in the previous quarter, campaign finance reports filed with...
  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be partly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 87. There is a 60 percent chance of precipitation. Monday night is expected to start cloudy and then gradually become clear, with a...
  • Delaney, aided by Clinton, widened fundraising lead over Bartlett

    Democratic challenger John Delaney outraised longtime Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett by a six-to-one margin in the first half of October, and had more cash on hand going into the final weeks of the campaign, according to finance reports released...
  • John Edwards: Here's a man who could have used a Super PAC

    John Edwards: Here's a man who could have used a Super PAC
    The more I read about John Edwards' shenanigans during the 2008 presidential campaign, the more I'm convinced he is a mirror-gazing, fork-tongued, tramp-chasing weasel. But the more I read about the federal case against him, the more sure I am that he...