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  • Romney PAC on the air in Maryland

    A political action committee supporting Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will spend $464,000 on television advertising in Maryland, the first instance of a major third-party television buy in the state and the first ads supporting any...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • If corporations are people, maybe they should start acting a little more patriotic

    If corporations are people, maybe they should start acting a little more patriotic
    Despite what the Supreme Court and Mitt Romney say, corporations aren't people. (I'll believe they are when Georgia and Texas start executing them.) The Supreme Court has ruled that corporations should be treated no differently than people who have...
  • Anne Arundel voters could shape 4th District race

    Anne Arundel voters could shape 4th District race
    Anne Arundel County could play a pivotal role in the newly aligned 4th Congressional District race, even though no candidate from there has officially entered the race. So far, the match looks to be between incumbent Rep. Donna Edwards, a Democrat...
  • Rule would allow campaign donations by text message

    Rule would allow campaign donations by text message
    You can text FOOD to give money to UNICEF or text AFRICA to support the International Rescue Committee. Soon you'll be able to contribute via text to a Maryland politician, state officials say. Regulations to allow campaign contributions by text...
  • Delaney outpaces Garagiola in 6th District fundraising

    Delaney outpaces Garagiola in 6th District fundraising
    Democratic congressional candidate John Delaney outraised state Sen. Rob Garagiola by more than three-to-one and then loaned himself an additional $1.3 million this year, giving the Potomac banker a significant financial advantage in the competitive 6th...
  • For Republican primaries, new rules mean a long slog

    For Republican primaries, new rules mean a long slog
    Barely three weeks from now, on Jan. 3, Republicans will start the quest for their 2012 presidential nominee in Iowa's precinct caucuses. Already the winnowing process among the candidates has begun, with the "suspension" of Herman Cain's ill-fated...
  • Two GOP lawmakers seek to replace Bartlett

    Two GOP lawmakers seek to replace Bartlett
    Three months ago, everyone assumed Republican Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett would retire. Now, with just days to go before Tuesday's primary, the 85-year-old former scientist is poised to capture the GOP nomination in Maryland's 6th District for the 11th time....
  • The winner of South Carolina's primary: Super PACs

    The winner of South Carolina's primary: Super PACs
    It has been two years since the Supreme Court issued its decision in the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, and we are only now just beginning to see how its overturning of a century of campaign finance law is distorting the electoral...
  • Muse flyer questioned over religious message

    Updated with additional response from Muse campaign.  The head of the Baltimore Jewish Council raised questions Wednesday about a campaign flyer from Democratic Senate candidate C. Anthony Muse that notes that there are no African-Americans serving in...