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Republican Gubernatorial hopeful releases protest song, “No Taxation With Precipitation”

June 12, 2014
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Republican Gubernatorial hopeful releases protest song, “No Taxation With Precipitation”

Delegate Ron George, currently polling in fourth place among four Republicans vying in next week gubernatorial primary election, gets major props for coming up with a music video, “No Taxation With Precipitation,” vamped from the classic Tommy James and The Shondells’ tune, “My Baby Does the Hanky Panky.” As you might have guessed, it...
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O’Malley’s Reddit appearance goes about as well as expected

May 5, 2014
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O’Malley’s Reddit appearance goes about as well as expected

Governor Martin O’Malley followed the well-trod path to Presidential Viability this morning with an “Ask Me Anything“ (AMA) on the highly-relevant web discussion site Reddit. As anyone might have predicted: 1. Negative comments outnumber positive by a wide margin (in the early going, anyway) 2. Politician boilerplate outnumbers human answers by about the same margin...
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Another Governor Guitar Sighting

March 20, 2014
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Martin O’Malley’s office has a history of sending out videos of the governor and frontman for O’Malley’s March singing and playing guitar. This week O’Pac—O’Malley’s political action group—sends this adorable video: O’Malley’s media minder says in the email: Our greatest assets as a state, and a country, are the talents and skills of our...
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More details coming in Long murder case

September 17, 2013
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More details coming in Long murder case

Federal prosecutors plan to tell a more complete (and truer) story than the state did about the 2008 murder of Robert Long, according to a motion filed in the capital murder case against Jose J. Morales. In a nine-page document titled “Intrinsic Act Evidence to be Used Against Defendant” prosecutors say they plan to...
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O’Malley campaigns to the cops and judges

September 12, 2013
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O’Malley campaigns to the cops and judges

The Criminal Justice Coordinating Council  is the best free lunch you can get on a Wednesday afternoon. Every second Wednesday of the month (except August), an array of prosecutors, city officials, and brass from the police department, jail, and prison systems get together to talk past each other under PowerPoint slides. The cookies are...
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Judge schedules two-month jury trial in BGF racketeering case, starting June 2014

May 15, 2013
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Maryland U.S. District judge Ellen Hollander today issued a scheduling and discovery order in the Black Guerrilla Family prison-gang racketeering case that has caused a national sensation since the indictment was unsealed on Apr. 23, exposing anew Maryland’s longstanding problem of correctional corruption. The two-month jury trial, scheduled to start on June 9, 2014,...
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