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  • Twin controversies for Gansler

    Twin controversies for Gansler
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's announcement of his selection of a running mate in next year's gubernatorial election — the well-qualified Del. Jolene Ivey of Prince George's County — is being overshadowed by a report over the weekend...
  • Ruppersberger to decide on governors race next month

    Ruppersberger to decide on governors race next month
    WASHINGTON -- Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger will make a decision about whether to seek the Democratic nomination for governor next month -- an effort he would undertake to ensure a Baltimore-area candidate is in the race, he said in an interview with...
  • Gansler denies unsafe conduct on road

    Gansler denies unsafe conduct on road
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Douglas F. Gansler denied Tuesday reports that he routinely told his state police drivers to speed and run red lights, calling the head of the unit that protects high-ranking officials a "henchman" of Gov. Martin O'...
  • Obamacare: Another big government program doomed to fail

    Obamacare: Another big government program doomed to fail
    It's Obamacare activation and government "shutdown" week in Washington, where the consequences of misplaced faith in government are everywhere. Still, "true believers" remain faithful that Obamacare will be the exception to government's past failures in...
  • Mega coffee shop mixes politics and lattes [Commentary]

    Forget Ted Cruz, Paul Ryan, Hillary Clinton or even Doug Gansler and Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown. An emerging political force in the recent months, including time during the federal shutdown, doesn't represent the Republican or Democratic party — at...
  • Gansler pays overdue speeding ticket

    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has paid an overdue speeding ticket issued by a District of Columbia speed camera after repeated delays drove the cost to $400, according to multiple media reports. Gansler issued a statement Tuesday saying he had...
  • Back Story: Spinning the tale of the snallygaster

    Back Story: Spinning the tale of the snallygaster
    Since we're on the cusp of Halloween, better beware of the possible return of the dreaded snallygaster, which has periodically been scaring the dickens out of Marylanders since the mid-1700s. The what? The snallygaster is a half-bird, half-reptile...
  • What they're saying about Doug Gansler

    What they're saying about Doug Gansler
    Here's a roundup of commentary on Maryland attorney general and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Doug Gansler, who said he "made a mistake" by not intervening at a beach week party in Delaware where there was underage drinking. ** Baltimore Sun...
  • Should journalists be looking to billionaire tech entrepreneurs for salvation?

    Should journalists be looking to billionaire tech entrepreneurs for salvation?
    With Amazon founder Jeff Bezos buying the Washington Post and eBay founder Pierre Omidyar putting up $250 milllion for a project featuring journalist Glenn Greenwald, it is starting to feel as tech billionaires might be just the folks to save journalism....
  • Marita Carroll, civil rights activist

    Marita Carroll, civil rights activist
    Marita Carroll, a retired Annapolis elementary school teacher and civil rights activist who was arrested on trespassing charges in 1960 as she sat at a bus stop lunch counter, died of complications from Alzheimer's disease Saturday at Anne Arundel Medical...
  • Mizeur rebukes Gansler for teen drinking comments

    Mizeur rebukes Gansler for teen drinking comments
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler's comments about how parents of daughters may respond differently to underage drinking drew a sharp rebuke Monday from a political rival.  Del. Heather Mizeur, like Gansler a Democrat from Montgomery County,...
  • Gansler, Brown clash over domestic violence proposals

    Gansler, Brown clash over domestic violence proposals
    An attempt by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler to pivot from character concerns to issues in the increasingly nasty gubernatorial contest yielded more vitriol Tuesday as Gansler accused a rival, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, of putting politics ahead of...