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  • On Medicare, GOP gets a taste of its own medicine

    On Medicare, GOP gets a taste of its own medicine
    One political party overwhelmingly favors a dramatic change to how health care is delivered in this country. The other denounces it, and polls show the public opposes it, too. Yet proponents stick to their guns — and voters punish them for it. A...
  • Debt ceiling: Republicans stand by their ultimatums

    Debt ceiling: Republicans stand by their ultimatums
    It is hard to know whether to be comforted, amused or alarmed by the latest attempt by House Republicans to set the nation on a course toward defaulting on its debt. Tuesday's vote by the House killing a proposed increase in the debt ceiling — a...
  • Debt debate puts federal workers on edge

    WASHINGTON — As the pitched battle over the nation’s debt crisis shifts to the White House, federal employees in Maryland are bracing for a series of benefit cuts they say would have a devastating effect on the state’s economy. Months...
  • Geithner said to consider departure from Treasury

    Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner has signaled to White House officials that he's considering leaving the administration after President Barack Obama reaches an agreement with Congress to raise the federal debt limit, according to three people...
  • Horse breeders saddled with tax scrutiny

    Horse breeders saddled with tax scrutiny
    The battle over the federal budget has been playing out slowly in Congress for weeks, but it came galloping toward Maryland's thoroughbred farms recently in the form of a proposed tax increase. After threatening to trim the nation's ballooning budget...
  • Debt crisis could have outsized effect on Maryland

    Bracing for the loss of a steady paycheck is becoming something of a routine for Frank Silberstein. A statistician for the U.S. Census Bureau and a union steward for the American Federation of Government Employees, Silberstein said the pitched battle...
  • Punishments to fit the politicians' crimes

    I enjoyed the letter "A punishment that fits the crime: Sentence Schurick to register African-American voters." Tailoring punishment to fit crimes is exactly what good judges do. Here are some additional suggestions: Sentence Democratic congressman...
  • Sanctuary for Chen Guangcheng

    American embassy officials in Beijing didn't exactly throw out the welcome mat when one of China's leading human rights activists showed up on their doorstep last week seeking refuge. But having allowed him inside and sheltered him for several days...
  • Human rights must be at the center of U.S.-China policy

    President Barack Obama's China policy combines deterrence and engagement, but it gives insufficient attention to human rights. Since early 2009, when Secretary of State Hillary Clinton noted that human rights "can't interfere" with other aspects of Sino-...
  • Treasury secretary to address economy in Baltimore visit

    Treasury secretary to address economy in Baltimore visit
    U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is scheduled to address members of the Greater Baltimore Committee Thursday. Geithner will be the headline guest at the group's breakfast meeting at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront Hotel, where he will...
  • Treasury Secretary Geithner speaks to Greater Baltimore Committee

    Treasury Secretary Geithner speaks to Greater Baltimore Committee
    Speaking to hundreds of Baltimore's business leaders in Harbor East on Thursday morning, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner praised President Barack Obama's handling of the recession and outlined his boss' financial reform wish list, which...
  • Good afternoon, Baltimore: Thursday lunchtime lowdown

    ON THE SITE... White Marsh Boscov's returns after four-year absence: Boscov's, a well-known regional retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in 2008, but will reopen at White Marsh Mall. Joppa man, 47, dies in motorcycle accident: A 47-...