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  • Banned, On the Run

    Banned, On the Run
    Baltimore police stopped talking to Baltimore Sun reporter Justin Fenton completely eight weeks ago after the paper published the name of a police officer who had been shot several hours before the cops made the announcement themselves. But the strained...
  • The Mizeur Effect

    The Mizeur Effect
    After the polls closed at 8 p.m. on June 24, it quickly became clear that Heather Mizeur was not going to be the Democrats’ standard-bearer heading into November’s general election, much less Maryland’s first gay, woman governor...
  • The Money Game: the latest campaign-finance figures in Baltimore's legislative district races

    The Money Game: the latest campaign-finance figures in Baltimore's legislative district races
    The most recent round of campaign finance reports for Baltimore City's 12 legislative-district races – a Senate and House race in each of the six districts - were due late May at the Maryland State Board of Elections. The mass of new data reveals...
  • News & Media

    News & Media
    BEST POLITICIAN Martin O’Malley Love him or hate him, this has been a good year for Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley (D). Two O’Malley-backed laws got the nods of the majorities of Maryland voters in last fall’s elections—...
  • The Atlantic Monthly Goes Galt to a Fault

    Finally got around to "The Rise of the New Global Elite," Chrystia Freeland's telling profile of the Asshole Class in the January/February Atlantic Monthly. It's hard to fault Freeland's prose, given that (as the former "superstar" editor of the Financial...
  • The Governors Ball NYC Music Festival: We Probably Should've Just Gone to Ladyfest

    Photo by Shannon Gormley "Dance so it won't be awkward." If only the crowd attending The Governors Ball would've taken witty Odd Future word-bender Earl Sweatshirt's advice. There was a notable lack of dancing at the three day festival that took place...
  • That time the liquor board chairman quoted the Smiths

    Photo illustration by Charlie Herrick. Politicians and public officials often try to co-opt songs and pop culture references when they're on the campaign trail. It makes them "relatable" or something. It's rarer to see a public official cite lyrics when...
  • Drug-Dealing Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club Chapter President Wins One, Thanks to Government Error

    He may be doing four years in Maryland prison for possessing with intent to distribute drugs, but 51-year-old Robert Scott Grieninger, Southern Maryland chapter president of the Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club, gets to keep his 2007 Harley Davidson Street...
  • MO'M's Weekend in New Hampshire

    Governor Martin O'Malley's campaign machine sends this video today and encourages us to "share it with your friends." And so we do but, having pondered the first 10 seconds of it, we also have to ask: did Baltimore's former mayor, the man who claims to...
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Bullshit

    [caption id="attachment_20034" align="alignleft" width="240"] Illustration by Alex Fine[/caption] Governor Martin O'Malley delivered his final State of the State address this morning. It did not disappoint, so full was it of measures and metrics and, oh...
  • Former prosecutor Croyder runs against judge known for "subtle sexual harassment"

    Page Croyder, a retired assistant states attorney who for years has blogged about the internal workings of the justice system in Baltimore, announced today that she is running for circuit court judge. "I stand for truth, transparency, and fairness in...
  • Public Service Commission fines power company $350,000

    False promises, sudden price increases and switching people to their service without even informing them are just three of the violations the Maryland Public Service Commission cited against Starion Energy today, levying a $350,000 fine. Delaware-based...