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  • The Count: Following the Money in the 2007 Campaign

    In 1999, then-City Councilman Martin O'Malley raised $1,698,037.52 and spent $1,485,691.28 to get elected mayor of Baltimore. It took real money spent well to win that race, and if he hadn't won, today he likely wouldn't be governor of Maryland. "How...
  • The Count: Jill P. Carter, Frank M. Conaway Sr.

    Jill P. Carter Last August, Del. Jill Carter lent her campaign $10,000. Even with that temporary boost, the Committee for Jill P. Carter started this year's mayoral fundraising season with only $1,247.31 in the bank--hardly the kind of balance needed...
  • Ballot Stuffing

    It's campaign season again, and around our house that entails dinnertime phone calls from various local candidates--a recording of Mayor Sheila Dixon asked for our support by voice mail--or their proxies. Perhaps those calling on behalf of candidates...
  • Not Fair

    Fair-haired clothes horse Donnie Fair, a systems guy living in South Baltimore who was one of the three Democrats who unsuccessfully challenged 10th District City Councilman Edward Reisinger (D) in the September primary, has a new message to share with...
  • 4chan Gets Sarah Palin's Email, Party Van to Follow

    The Washington Post, in a story last week about Veep contender Sarah Palin's use of personal e-mail to conduct government business, raised questions about the security of using a web-based e-mail for official business. Tuesday those questions were...
  • Green Party Activist and Past Gubernatorial Candidate Ed Boyd has Died

    Got a call today from Brandy Baker, formerly of the Charm City Greens, a Baltimore City chapter of the Green Party. Party activist Ed Boyd, who ran for governor on the Green ticket in 2006, has died. Boyd, a veteran, died of lung cancer. Boyd was the...
  • Stories From the Polling Places Around Baltimore

    The day started with an early-morning call from a friend. She had gone to the polls to vote at 7 a.m. near her home in Fairfax, Va., and the line was super long--she waited for more than an hour and a half. She had to get to work on time, though, so she...
  • Oct. 6, 1999

    In the feature, Rob Goldberg, a CP graphic designer at the time, writes about sharing his name with Rob Goldberg, professional wrestler: "This big guy with muscles and no hair has inadvertently had an impact on my life – and yet he has no idea....
  • Sept. 29, 1999

    Eileen Murphy's feature, "Artists in Residence", describes how some artists, done with squatting, get help legitimizing their home-studio living arrangements. "Business and community leaders aren't involving themselves in such projects for the love of art...
  • Oct. 20, 1999

    Andrew Reiner's cover feature, "Wooden Ships," is a first-person account of learning about wooden boat-building by helping to construct a replica of the schooner Sultana at a boatyard in Cambridge, on Maryland's Eastern Shore. In Charmed Life Tom Chalkley...
  • Oct. 27, 1999

    On the cover, it's the inaugural offering of "Ooh, Scary!"—City Paper's since-institutionalized Halloween masks. Frightfully depicted are: mayoral candidates Martin O'Malley (D) and David Turafo (R); Orioles owner/super-lawyer/developer/political...
  • Seven Vie for 12th District City Council Seat

    City Council President Bernard "Jack" Young | Image by msa.md.gov The City Council's chambers were full the evening of Feb. 23, as spectators filed in to watch the council's Vacancy Committee hold public interviews of the seven candidates interested in...