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  • Perry responds to criticism of gun tour

    Perry responds to criticism of gun tour
    Speaking outside a steakhouse in Bethesda on Wednesday where he met with Maryland business owners, Texas Gov. Rick Perry dismissed criticism of his visit to a gun manufacturer days after a mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. "There's always anti-...
  • O'Malley, Perry spar over jobs with 2016 in background

    O'Malley, Perry spar over jobs with 2016 in background
    After circling each other for days, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and Texas Gov. Rick Perry clashed Wednesday in a nationally televised debate that was focused on state economic policy but tied closely to presidential politics. The state leaders —...
  • Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby

    Starbucks caves to the radical gun lobby
    If there was any doubt about how cowed America is by the gun lobby, it was erased today by Howard Schultz, the president, chairman and CEO of Starbucks Coffee Company. After months of controversy over whether patrons should openly be allowed to carry...
  • Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection

    Looking Out: Court deciding if sexual orientation can impact jury selection
    Despite numerous marriage equality-related cases currently making their way through the judicial system, it's somehow the hot-button area of antitrust law where an important LGBT rights issue is taking place. The Associated Press reported Wednesday that...
  • Dulaney field hockey loses in overtime to Wootton in Class 4A state semifinal

    Dulaney field hockey loses in overtime to Wootton in Class 4A state semifinal
    Advancing to the Class 4A state field hockey championship game is a difficult proposition, and No. 10 Dulaney learned that hard lesson Monday night at Broadneck High where Wootton, of Montgomery County, edged the Lions, 1-0, in overtime in a state...
  • Why mental illness can be a red herring [Commentary]

    Whenever yet another mass shooting happens, I think the only thing that gets analyzed more than gun laws is the issue of mental illness. In the most recent, deadly attack on the Washington Navy Yard, the suspect was, sadly, once again described as a...
  • A better way to manage the crab harvest

    It's been five years since the Chesapeake Bay blue crab fishery was declared a disaster, and despite progress using science-based guidelines for protecting female crabs, the iconic Chesapeake crustacean is still not out of the woods. The Baltimore Sun's...
  • Despite ambition, Martin O'Malley will never make it to the Oval Office

    Dan Rodricks' column about Gov. Martin O'Malley's potential run for the presidency was full of puffery but short on actual reasons why Mr. O'Malley would make a good candidate ("Martin O'Malley starts to take his victory lap," Aug. 20). Throughout Mr....
  • A balance of biases

    While letter writer Marie Mullen may be warranted in the conclusion that The Sun favors the Democratic Party and a liberal view in its editorials and columnists, certainly the paper is not unique in this respect ("More balance in The Sun, please!" Aug....
  • Washington group explores bid for 2024 Olympics

    Washington group explores bid for 2024 Olympics
    Baltimore-area venues would stage Olympic events under a Washington, D.C.-based group's plan to explore a bid to host the 2024 Summer Games. "Our intention is to have this be the entire region," said Robert T. Sweeney, president of DC 2024. "Quite...
  • A Republican 'civil war'?

    Once again, I am shocked by the blatantly biased treatment many media outlets continue to heap on the Republican Party ("GOP struggles to overcome adversity," Aug. 23). The coverage of the appointment of two new state senators, one from Democratic...
  • Back Story: Randolph laid groundwork for March on Washington

    Back Story: Randolph laid groundwork for March on Washington
    The momentous events that culminated in the March on Washington 50 years ago this week have largely overlooked the legacy of one man whose own dream of such a march was more than two decades in the making. Asa Philip Randolph — better known as A....