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  • Getting serious about a single payer system [Commentary]

    Getting serious about a single payer system [Commentary]
    A single payer system — where the government pays for health costs — is now recognized by many in the U.S. as the best solution for our health care problems. It was taken "off the table" in 2009 by Sen. Max Baucus, A Montana Democrat who...
  • Snowden speaks [Editorial]

    Accused National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden was handed a golden opportunity to justify himself Wednesday when he was asked by NBC's Brian Williams whether the American public should view his unauthorized release of thousands of classified U.S....
  • MPT says it will carry May 7 Democratic candidates debate

    MPT says it will carry May 7 Democratic candidates debate
    Maryland Public Television Wednesday afternoon changed its mind and decided it would carry the May 7 Democratic gubernatorial candidates debate. The Sun reported Tuesday on this blog that Baltimore viewers were not scheduled to be able to see the debate...
  • Why can't WBFF get a Democratic gubernatorial debate in Baltimore?

    Why can't WBFF get a Democratic gubernatorial debate in Baltimore?
      Hard on the news that Baltimore viewers are scheduled to be excluded from a TV debate May 7 among Maryland's Democratic candidates, WBFF (Fox45) said Wednesday that it has "been negotiating for months" with  Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney General...
  • Democrats plan two TV debates, one on radio

    Democrats plan two TV debates, one on radio
    The three Democratic contenders for governor have agreed on a plan to hold three broadcast debates — two televised and one on radio — before the June 24 primary, according to the campaign of Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown. Brown campaign...
  • Republicans criticize O'Malley, but rarely each other, in GOP primary debate

    Republicans criticize O'Malley, but rarely each other, in GOP primary debate
    Republican candidates for Maryland governor criticized the O’Malley administration - but rarely each other – in a tame radio debate today that touched on the state’s handgun permit law and 2013 death penalty repeal. The 60-minute,...
  • Memo to TV stations: Airing candidate debates a civic duty

    Memo to TV stations: Airing candidate debates a civic duty
    What a sorry state of affairs I discovered last week when I started reporting the TV aspect of the first Democratic gubernatorial debate. I quickly came to understand that Baltimoreans would not be seeing the event, which will be staged Wednesday at...
  • GOP governor candidates to debate again on May 31

    GOP governor candidates to debate again on May 31
    The second debate among the four GOP candidates for governor has been scheduled for May 31 on the Salisbury University campus, according to the Maryland Republican Party. The 60-minute debate will be broadcast and streamed live, beginning at 7 p.m.,...
  • Neither Susans nor daisies

    Neither Susans nor daisies
    The story has been told so many times it's taken on a life of its own: Black-eyed Susans don't bloom in time for the Preakness, so the winning horse is instead draped with a blanket of yellow daisies whose centers have been painted so they look like...
  • After a trying few years, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson 'getting stronger every day'

    After a trying few years, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson 'getting stronger every day'
    Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson has been through a lot over the past several years, but he clearly hasn't lost his sense of humor. During a question-and-answer session before joining NBC Sports broadcaster Bob Costas for a fundraiser at Caves Valley...
  • NBC Sports delivers again on Preakness coverage

    NBC Sports delivers again on Preakness coverage
    If one of the hallmarks of true greatness is consistency, NBC Sports is a truly great operation, because again, it came, it covered, it turned in another top-notch Preakness telecast. Covering a horse race for a mainstream audience is not nearly as easy...
  • NBC Preakness ratings up 5 percent from last year

    NBC Preakness ratings up 5 percent from last year
    The national overnight ratings for NBC's Preakness coverage were up 5 percent over last year -- the best numbers since 2010. The 6.3/15 rating and share means 6.3 percent of all TV homes were tuned to the race, with 15 percent of the sets in use at...