Story | Oct 9, 2014 | 8:15 AM
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As campaign-finance rules change, Baltimore developer Edward St. John floods Maryland politics with cashStory | Dec 9, 2014 | 1:38 PMIn April, the Maryland Board of Elections made a momentous announcement: In order to comply with a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, the total amount of money Maryland political donors may lawfully give to campaigns in a four-year period is now unlimited, instead of being capped at $10,000. At St. John Properties, a real-estate firm headed by developer Edward St. John, the change was taken to heart: Campaign-finance data show that 69 companies based at St. John’s Baltimore-area headquarters gave almost $475,000 to Maryland campaigns this year, more than 30 percent of the $1.52 million those companies gave since 2005.
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Story | Feb 19, 2014
Marvin Mandel: A Complicated Life Produced by Maryland Public Television, where it debuts Feb. 24 at 9 p.m. Maryland's 56th governor, a two-term Democrat, went to federal prison for 19 months for a 1977 corruption conviction. His name was Marvin...
Story | May 7, 2014
The Case Against 8 has an advantage over a lot of documentaries in that it was filmed while the outcome of its story was still very much in doubt. Following the developments of Proposition 8-the California referendum that banned same-sex marriage in...