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  • Supreme Court upholds health care law's mandate

    Supreme Court upholds health care law's mandate
    The U.S. Supreme Courtupheld the constitutionality of President Obama's health care law Thursday, ruling that the government may impose tax penalties on people who do not have health insurance. The court's long-awaited ruling rejected a broad legal...
  • Health care reform survives

    Health care reform survives
    By voting to uphold the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr.erased concerns that the Supreme Court had become captive to a political rather than a legal agenda. As he promised to do during his confirmation...
  • The Record's top 10 stories of 2011

    <i>The Record's</i> top 10 stories of 2011
    The year that ends at midnight Saturday with the annual Duck Drop and fireworks at Havre de Grace Middle School was full of the good and the bad. There was the usual – mayoral elections in Aberdeen and Havre de Grace and heavy snowfalls. And the not...
  • Who's right about church and state, Kennedy or Santorum?

    Who's right about church and state, Kennedy or Santorum?
    Much has been written and said recently about the First Amendment and freedom of religion in the context of the current political atmosphere. Many of the most provocative comments have been about contraception, abortion rights and health insurance. Some...
  • The regressive right reawakens a progressive America

    The regressive right reawakens a progressive America
    A fundamental war has been waged in this nation since its founding, between progressive forces pushing us forward and regressive forces pulling us backward. We are going to battle once again. Progressives believe in openness, equal opportunity and...
  • Sexual harassment allegations: Is Herman Cain getting a raw deal?

    Sexual harassment allegations: Is Herman Cain getting a raw deal?
    The report by Politico over the weekend revealing that GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain was accused by two women of sexual harassment while he was CEO of the National Restaurant Association in the mid-1990s has led to swift condemnation -- not of...
  • 'Our blacks' vs. 'their blacks'? Why conservatives shouldn't talk about race

    'Our blacks' vs. 'their blacks'? Why conservatives shouldn't talk about race
    Do you think it gives Clarence Thomas a warm, fuzzy feeling to know he is one of Ann Coulter's blacks? That is how Coulter put it on Fox "News" while defending Herman Cain against sexual harassment charges that threatened to engulf his campaign last...
  • Herman Cain's blame game

    Herman Cain's blame game
    Politics often being a contest of survival at all costs, it's not surprising that Herman Cain, harassed by allegations of sexual harassment, has tried to pin the blame on the camp of Republican presidential nominee rival Rick Perry. In an interview...
  • Possible candidates

    SAMUEL ALITO Age: 55 School: Yale Law School Background:: Deputy assistant attorney general under President Ronald Reagan, U.S. attorney for the District of New Jersey. Currently: Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 3rd Circuit (appointed 1990)....
  • A diversity disappointment

    WASHINGTON // Twice this year, Gabriela Lemus hoped to hear the news that President Bush had made history and chosen the first Hispanic nominee to the Supreme Court. Yesterday, her hopes were dashed again when Bush named Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. - the...
  • Miers chosen for court

    Washington // President Bush named his trusted White House counsel Harriet E. Miers, a Texas native with no experience as a judge, to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, sparking an outcry among conservative activists who had hoped...
  • A profound victory for humanity

    FIFTY YEARS later, the landscape of American race relations looks so radically different that it is hard to remember what the nation looked like before the Supreme Court's decision in Brown vs. Board of Education. But in 2004, an increasing number of...