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  • Like/dislike: Alayna Spratley

    Like/dislike: Alayna Spratley
    Alayna Spratley had never intended to be a part of the fashion industry, but in the fall of 2008 she found herself at Ma Petite Shoe. “I’ve just always had a very specific aesthetic when it comes to style, and perhaps I serendipitously found...
  • Jules Witcover: Goodbye, Gingrich

    Jules Witcover: Goodbye, Gingrich
    The silence of the other shoe dropping pretty much describes the clamor that greeted the departure of Newt Gingrichfrom his overblown, self-centered fight for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination. The man who vowed he would go all the way to the...
  • Elkridge man takes old-fashioned route to Tampa

    Elkridge man takes old-fashioned route to Tampa
    One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention O.P. Ditch almost didn't make it to the Republican National Convention — not because of Tropical Storm Isaac, but rather a missed deadline. The retired Air...
  • Frank making return trip to GOP convention as delegate

    Thirty-two years ago, then-20-year-old Bill Frank was one of 1,500 young people at the 1980 Republican National Convention in Detroit with the Reagan Youth Delegation, whose purpose was to stir up enthusiasm for the 69-year-old nominee — and show...
  • Is Akin really out of the Republican mainstream?

    Is Akin really out of the Republican mainstream?
    Missouri is a long way from Maryland, so residents can be forgiven for never having heard of Rep. Todd Akin prior to this week. But when the socially conservative Republican Senate candidate suggested that the victims of "legitimate rape" rarely get...
  • DCCC launches Akin robocalls in 6th District

    The campaign arm of House Democrats began running a series of automated phone calls in Maryland's 6th Congressional District on Monday as part of the its latest effort to tie Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett to controversial comments on rape made this month by...
  • The Goldwater legacy

    As the 2012 Republican National Convention gathers in Tampa, I find my thoughts going back nearly half a century, to San Francisco in 1964. It was the first political convention I covered as a reporter, and it was the one at which Sen. Barry Goldwater...
  • Fla. eyeing Isaac; Joyce on deck in Atlantic

    Fla. eyeing Isaac; Joyce on deck in Atlantic
    As weather watchers eye Tropical Storm Isaac in the southeastern Caribbean, what is likely to become Tropical Storm Joyce isn't far behind it in the Atlantic. We are still a few days away from an idea of where Isaac might impact the U.S., if at all....
  • Who is Mitt Romney?

    Who is Mitt Romney?
    Reality isn't supposed to intrude on a major political party's national convention, so after weathering the bluster of a Missouri Senate candidate last week, Republicans are understandably frustrated by the presence of yet another storm, this one the...
  • Md. delegation bunks with Grover Norquist in Tampa

    Md. delegation bunks with Grover Norquist in Tampa
    TAMPA, Fla. -- Maryland's delegation to the Republican National Convention doesn't include any headline speakers, but there is a nationally recognized figure within its ranks: Anti-tax advocate Grover Norquist. Norquist, the founder of Americans for...
  • Van Hollen gains unexpected role in Obama campaign

    Van Hollen gains unexpected role in Obama campaign
    Even as he campaigns for re-election to Congress, Rep. Chris Van Hollen has been tapped by the Obama campaign to help lead the Democratic rebuttal to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan — a role that is taking him to battleground states...
  • Oxon Hill Republican proud of Obama but supports Romney

    Oxon Hill Republican proud of Obama but supports Romney
    One in a series of profiles of Maryland delegates to the Republican National Convention JoAnn Fisher readily acknowledges she's a bit of an oddity in her Prince George's County community. She is, after all, a Republican. Registered Democrats outnumber...