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  • Currie kept Shoppers ties secret, according to former transportation secretary

    Currie kept Shoppers ties secret, according to former transportation secretary
    Maryland Sen. Ulysses S. Currie warned former Transportation Secretary Robert L. Flanagan in 2006 that he "would need friends in the Senate," then urged the embattled agency head to issue a $2 million grant for a pet project, Flanagan said in federal...
  • Defense begins in Currie trial

    Defense begins in Currie trial
    Attorneys for state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, on trial for extortion and related charges, began his defense Monday by calling a witness who portrayed the Prince George's County legislator as endlessly pleasant, but not very bright. "On the smart [scale],...
  • Too dumb to be corrupt?

    Too dumb to be corrupt?
    Just when it seemed that the trial of state Sen. Ulysses Currie couldn't possibly lower the public opinion of the General Assembly any further, a former state delegate and highly respected member of Maryland's legal and political firmament has now...
  • Rep. Hoyer: Currie does 'not pay attention to details'

    Defense attorneys for state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie continued a theme Tuesday, calling an influential member of Congress to the stand who testified that their client is honest, but hopelessly disorganized. U.S. Rep. Steny H. Hoyer, the second highest-...
  • Flunking Government Ethics 101

    Flunking Government Ethics 101
    Politicians are a lot like middle school students. The moment you think they are mature and thoughtful enough to do the responsible thing, they are bound to disappoint. As any experienced parent or president of the United States will tell you, better to...
  • Lt. Gov. Brown calls Currie 'a man of strong integrity'

    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown testified Monday morning that state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, who is charged in U.S. District Court with taking bribes from a grocery chain, has been a mentor to him both professionally and personally. "Senator Currie has a...
  • What to make of Sen. Currie's friends?

    I watch with interest the parade of character references that vouch for the integrity of state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie ("Lt. governor calls Currie 'a man of strong integrity,'" Oct. 25). While something can be said for being a "stand-up guy" when your...
  • Ehrlich takes stand for Currie in bribery trial

    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. testified Wednesday on behalf of state Sen. Ulysses S. Currie, calling him "a gentleman" and "very friendly." Ehrlich, a Republican, and Currie, a Democrat, were elected to the Maryland House of Delegates in 1986, a...
  • Md. power elite close ranks around Currie

    Md. power elite close ranks around Currie
    The No. 2 Democrat in the House of Representatives called Ulysses S. Currie a "decent, honest person." A former governor said he is "a gentleman." And Maryland's lieutenant governor described him as a "man of strong integrity." It was an outpouring fit...
  • Kamenetz proposes tougher Baltimore County ethics laws

    In a move intended to shore up confidence in government, Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz on Wednesday proposed to place public officials' financial disclosure forms online and add teeth to a charter rule that prohibits County Council members...
  • Currie jurors to begin deliberation Thursday

    After six weeks of trial, jurors are expected to begin deliberating Thursday in the federal bribery trial of Maryland Sen. Ulysses S. Currie and two Shoppers Food Warehouse executives. The three men are accused of using a public-relations consulting...