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Wandering Eye: The honeymoon with CEO Thornton is over, inside Baltimore's campaign financing, and more

Wandering Eye: The honeymoon with CEO Thornton is over, inside Baltimore's campaign financing, and more

One more thing to worry about is the consolidated power of political fundraising consultants, according to this more-than-provocative rant by Zachary Gallant, who says he was running someone's campaign for "a city-wide race" years ago but quit in disgust when, in secret and at the behest of a potential donor, they agreed to back "martial law for the poorest black neighborhoods." The rest of the piece does a reasonable job of unpacking the hidden power of the region's dominant campaign consultants. If you haven't heard of Colleen Martin-Lauer and Rachel Rice, the rival fundraisers Gallant discusses, that's kind of the point. Martin-Lauer raised...

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