| Nov 6, 2011
| 2:41 PM
U.S. Sen. Benjamin L. Cardin kicked off his re-election campaign Sunday, promising several hundred supporters that he'd fight for better schools, more jobs, a cleaner environment and access to health care.
"It's not about this election. It's about the...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 7:05 PM
TAMPA, Fla. —Former Maryland Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. rushed through a convention hall that holds more than 15,000 journalists to get to an interview about why Republican nominee Mitt Romney should be elected president.
Across town, Democratic...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has made another foray into Maryland politics, endorsing GOP candidate Dan Bongino in what she calls his "uphill battle" for the Senate, his campaign announced Monday.
In 2010, the former Alaska...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 9:58 AM
Many of us who labor in journalism inevitably have contact with U.S. Secret Service agentsand encounter men and women as devoted to their task, as serious of purpose, and as professional as any of the finest in law enforcement. So it is nothing short of...
| Apr 21, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In the 1962 Howard Lindsay-Russel Crouse-Irving Berlin Broadway musical, "Mr. President," one of the songs in the production is titled "The Secret Service," which begins, "The Secret Service makes me nervous ..."
If allegations are true that at least...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 11:23 AM
We have learned a secret of the Secret Service: At least a few of those tight-lipped tough guys are not quite as straight-laced and serious as they appear to be. In fact, they apparently love to party like frat boys.
Three Secret Service agents have...
| May 2, 2012
Maryland authorities have stopped collecting DNA samples from suspects arrested on violent crime and burglary charges after the state's highest court ruled the crime fighting tool that has helped solve dozens of cold cases unconstitutional. On Friday,...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 5:54 PM
About 100 U.S. Secret Service agents will take part in a two-day ethics training this week to be overseen by professors at the Johns Hopkins University — a response to the widening prostitution scandal that began in Colombia, agency and university...
| May 1, 2012
| 3:51 AM
Today's forecast calls for mostly cloudy skies in the Baltimore area, with showers and a high near 81 degrees. Tuesday night is expected to be mostly cloudy, with a low around 60 degrees.
Check our traffic updates for this morning's...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:15 AM
The article "Ethics classes for Secret Service" (May 1) leaves one astonished and livid. I'm sure that the great majority of Secret Service employees don't need training in ethical behavior, having had ethical parents, educators, relatives and close...
| May 4, 2012
| 9:00 AM
What a delight it was to read that Secret Service agents will be receiving ethics training from the Johns Hopkins University ("Secret Service to receive ethics training at Hopkins," April 30). I knew Hopkins was strong in the fields of science and...
| Feb 6, 2009
George Wireman called this town the Gateway to the Mountains when he wrote a local history of it in 1969, and it seems like ever since then, that's what everyone here has called it.
"If you stand anywhere on Main Street and look west," Wireman, now 87,...