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Rapper's Cardin endorsement adds to storied history of rejected political nods
Rapper's Cardin endorsement adds to storied history of rejected political nods

Most political endorsements touted by candidates typically elicit yawns. Until they garner gasps. Del. Jon Cardin, a Democratic candidate for Maryland attorney general, rejected an impromptu endorsement he landed last week from a rapper with a rap sheet. At a fundraiser, Cardin posed for a photo with Ski Money — aka Lawrence S. Christian — without knowing of the 37-year-old's criminal record. The rapper posted the photo to Instagram and Twitter with a note encouraging his followers to vote for Cardin. The candidate briefly retweeted the message but later took it down after learning that Christian has several convictions and faces charges of human trafficking —...

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