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Brown: Ulman Won't Raise Money During Session

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown says his running mate in the governor's race won't be raising money during this year's legislation despite having been cleared to do so.

Brown wrote in an opinion piece published Saturday in The Washington Post that if he and Howard County Executive Ken Ulman are elected, they'd seek to change the law that allows Ulman to solicit campaign contributions. Brown wrote, "Just because something is lawful doesn't make it right."

Statewide officials and legislators are barred from raising money during the 90-day session. But the State Board of Elections ruled last year that the ban doesn't apply to Ulman because he's a county official.

Supporters of Brown's Democratic rival, Attorney General Douglas Gansler, had filed a lawsuit challenging Ulman's right to raise money.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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