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Tricia Bishop

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Tricia Bishop, the deputy editorial page editor, was a reporter in the business and metro sections covering biotechnology, education and city and federal courts prior to joining the board.

Recent Articles

  • Don't say we didn't warn you, Rod Rosenstein

    Don't say we didn't warn you, Rod Rosenstein

    "It was all him." — White House spokesman Sean Spicer throwing former Maryland U.S. Attorney Rod Rosenstein under the bus Tuesday night. Well, that didn't take long. Less than two weeks after being sworn in as the U.S. deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, who has long enjoyed bipartisan support...

  • Out of bounds: redistricting Baltimore's schools

    Out of bounds: redistricting Baltimore's schools

    I've been looking at houses in Baltimore's Roland Park school district (along with several thousand others, apparently; there was a line to get into one open house last weekend) and posted a question Sunday about a neighborhood on the outskirts of the boundary to a Facebook mom's group I belong...

  • Rockville rape comments endanger Montgomery County kids

    Rockville rape comments endanger Montgomery County kids

    In the 10 days since allegations of rape at a Rockville high school became talking points in the GOP's anti-immigration agenda, the Montgomery County school system has been flooded with telephone and email threats from around the country, demanding death for "illegals" and prison for educators....

  • The Catch-22 in Baltimore schools

    The Catch-22 in Baltimore schools

    Of the 10 or so school-age children I know of on my street, not one of them goes to our zoned elementary/middle school. They all go to private schools or one particular charter. And this is not in a ritzy section of Baltimore; we're solidly middle class. Our row houses typically sell for what many...

  • We're to blame for the bomb threats on babies

    We're to blame for the bomb threats on babies

    The first bomb threat was called in to the Park Heights Jewish Community Center at 11:45 a.m. on Jan. 9th, a frigid Monday morning. Danielle Spiro was in St. Louis on business, and her husband was at work in D.C. Their 3-year-old daughter, Eva, however, was at the JCC's Early Childhood Center,...

  • Md. court rules that protect serial rapists over victims must be changed

    Md. court rules that protect serial rapists over victims must be changed

    Shatia Lansdowne-Ware says she was raped. I can tell you that because she said it in court. Specifically, according to a recording of her trial testimony, that a man broke into her Baltimore home as she slept in the small hours of Nov. 10, 2011, tied her up, threatened to kill her and raped her...

  • Md. U.S. attorney should just 'say no' to Trump

    Md. U.S. attorney should just 'say no' to Trump

    Dear Rod Rosenstein, It's been a few years since I covered federal courts as a reporter, and we were never exactly close; you were very responsive and professional, of course, but unlike some of your Maryland U.S. attorney predecessors (say, Thomas M. "Get me three front-page indictments by Election...

  • Trump's election may bode well for women

    Trump's election may bode well for women

    President Donald Trump, as he'll be known for better or worse this afternoon, has made it clear he's not a fan of public opinion polls unless they tell him what he wants to hear. But he might want to pay attention to this one, given that hundreds of thousands of women (and some men) will be marching...

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