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  • Scandals put presidential credibility on the line

    Scandals put presidential credibility on the line
    When the storm of administration scandals first hit President Barack Obama, he offered a good impersonation of Claude Raines in "Casablanca," expressing shock that gambling was going on in Rick's saloon. His verbal outrage at the snooping of the IRS and...
  • Tax free shopping list has a few odd components [Editorial]

    There's still time, if you're reading this on publication day, to take advantage of the waning hours of Shop Maryland Week, the seven days when purchases can be made without having to pay state sales tax. It's promoted as a way for parents to save a few...
  • Tribune Co. plans to spin off newspapers

    Tribune Co. plans to spin off newspapers
    The Baltimore Sun's owner said Wednesday that it plans to spin off its newspapers as a separate company, the latest move in the Tribune Co.'s effort to focus on the more profitable broadcasting industry. Chicago-based Tribune said its publishing assets,...
  • Rep. Cummings: Obama's defender in chief

    Rep. Cummings: Obama's defender in chief
    Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore, now the senior Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, has emerged as the leader and spokesman against what President Barack Obama calls "phony scandals." The committee's chairman, Republican...
  • The two Obamas

    The two Obamas
    The contradictions at the heart of the Obama presidency are finally out in the open. As a result, a man who came into office hell-bent on restoring faith in government is on the verge of inspiring a libertarian revival. There have always been (at least)...
  • Some hospital CEOs get bigger compensation packages

    Some hospital CEOs get bigger compensation packages
    Many Maryland hospital and health system CEOs received pay increases in recent years even as they complained of shrinking profit margins and warned of cutbacks unless they could increase the rates they charge. Eleven executives earning seven-figure...
  • Unionized federal employees don't run the IRS

    Unionized federal employees don't run the IRS
    Peter Morici's recent commentary makes the absurd claim that the National Treasury Employees Union is somehow "deeply involved" in the management of the Internal Revenue Service ("Let's declare our independence from the IRS," July 4). I am sure this would...
  • What was the IRS thinking?

    What was the IRS thinking?
    Well, this is a fine mess. After years of moaning about various "conspiracies" against them, conservative activists finally have a real (i.e., not manufactured by Fox or inflated by Rush Limbaugh) piece of evidence to take before the court of public...
  • We should be grateful for the IRS? That's a laugh

    We should be grateful for the IRS? That's a laugh
    I'd like to thank Colleen Kelley, national president of the National Treasury Employees Union for the best laugh of my day ("Unionized employees don't run the IRS," July 12). Claiming that our nation is fortunate to have one of the most efficient tax...
  • IRS to recognize legal same-sex marriages nationwide

    IRS to recognize legal same-sex marriages nationwide
    Legally married same-sex couples will be recognized for federal tax purposes no matter what state they live in, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department announced Thursday. The policy change follows the Supreme Court decision in June...
  • Payroll services study panel created in wake of AccuPay scandal begins investigation

    Payroll services study panel created in wake of AccuPay scandal begins investigation
    A nine-member commission headed by Deputy State Comptroller David Roose is in the beginning phases of a study to determine if Maryland should regulate private payroll services companies. The study comes after Bel Air-based payroll services company,...
  • When president checks out, abuses mount

    When president checks out, abuses mount
    May has been a rough month for President Barack Obama: more Benghazi developments, plus the breaking IRS and journo-bugging scandals. Taken separately, none of these episodes is fatal. They do not reach Watergate levels. Given that previously classified...