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  • State of the Union: A presidential rerun

    State of the Union: A presidential rerun
    Summertime is usually when TV networks air repeats of shows we've already seen. In his State of the Union Address this week, the president got a five-month jump on the summer season by re-running a class-envy video he has broadcast more times than local...
  • Let's talk about the meaning of fairness

    In his State of the Union address, President Barack Obama talked about Americans paying their fair share in taxes. For most of my life, I thought that I had a reasonably good idea about what "fair" means — except for that period when my children...
  • Romney and class warfare

    Romney and class warfare
    As the Republican presidential race moves to Nevada, land of roulette wheels, craps tables and slot machines, where dreams of quick riches are often broken, Mitt Romneycontinues to struggle with the political consequences of the millions he's made through...
  • Maryland PSC approves Constellation sale to Exelon

    Maryland PSC approves Constellation sale to Exelon
    Maryland regulators approved Constellation Energy Group's sale to Chicago-based Exelon Corp. on Friday, setting the stage for Baltimore to lose its last Fortune 500 company to an out-of-state owner. Exelon promptly accepted the terms imposed by the...
  • Skeptical of Buffett and need for higher taxes

    First, I'm an 80-year-old living on Social Security, and I know all the tax loopholes need to be closed ("The Buffett Rule backlash," April 13). But isn't it correct that Warren Buffett owes the IRS a great deal of taxes for a number of years? Let's...
  • Buffett's claims about tax rates unproven

    In your editorial regarding the proposed tax increase for high-earners ("The Buffett Rule backlash," April 12)," you state that Warren Buffett's secretarial staff "were shown to pay a higher percentage of their income to the tax man than their billionaire...
  • Why fairness is essential for economic growth

    Why fairness is essential for economic growth
    Get ready for the tax wars. President Barack Obama wants to raise taxes on the rich, setting a minimum tax rate of 30 percent on millionaires (the so-called "Buffett Rule," named after billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who says it's unfair that he...
  • French firm seeks nuclear business of Constellation

    French utility Electricite de France, rebuffed in its efforts to acquire Constellation Energy Group, is expected today to offer to buy 50 percent of Constellation's nuclear power business for nearly the same price that MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co....
  • Constellation offer: pot of gold or elusive rainbow?

    Like the Wizard of Oz, Electricite de France looked into the souls of everybody connected with Constellation Energy Group and offered to grant their greatest desires. To shareholders, it promised a higher stock price. To Constellation boss Mayo...
  • Constellation to lay off more than 800 workers

    Constellation Energy Group Inc. will lay off as much as 8 percent of its work force, or more than 800 people, mostly from the commodities trading division that propelled the company to the brink of bankruptcy this year and forced it into a proposed...
  • Rating agencies review Constellation

    Wall Street's three major credit-rating agencies said yesterday that they are studying the latest twist in Constellation Energy Group's pending sale to decide whether changes should be made to the Baltimore company's bond ratings, a source of concern that...
  • CEG to ponder new bid

    CEG to ponder new bid
    Constellation Energy Group, which agreed to sell itself to Warren Buffett's MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. three months ago in the midst of a financial crisis, said yesterday that it will begin talks with its largest shareholder about its unsolicited...