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  • Hope, cynicism run high for second Obama term

    Hope, cynicism run high for second Obama term
    — Four years after he rode into the White House on a message of change, President Barack Obama is set to begin his second term Monday amid lowered expectations and a sense that his re-election has done little to alter the nation's fractured...
  • A weak Boehner is bad for the GOP, Obama and America

    A weak Boehner is bad for the GOP, Obama and America
    Only a few days into the new year, the Grand Old Party has a huge political hangover from the events that rang in the tidings of 2013. First came the escape from the fiscal cliff that saw its speaker of the House, John Boehner, embarrassed by his flock'...
  • Record-setting 512 runners complete Arbutus Firecracker 10K

    Record-setting 512 runners complete Arbutus Firecracker 10K
    A record 512 runners finished the Arbutus Firecracker 10K race on Independence Day and Catonsville graduate Ty Stump finished on top of the open race. Stump clocked a time of 32:44 in the race that eclipsed last year's recrod-setting field of 449...
  • GOP debt plan advances, then dies

    With last-minute support from Maryland's Republicans, the House of Representatives narrowly approved a bill Friday to raise the nation's debt ceiling, but the high-stakes hunt for a bipartisan plan that could pass both chambers of Congress was set to...
  • Weekend preview: End of the world? Santa to the rescue!

    Weekend preview: End of the world? Santa to the rescue!
    Lotta talk these days about Bolon Yokte, the Mayan god in charge of bad things, including war, conflict, the underworld and “Gangnam Style.” It is Yokte, as he is known among the wags knocking ’em back most nights at Red’s in...
  • Latino role in election to fuel new immigration reform push

    Latino role in election to fuel new immigration reform push
    WASHINGTON — The outsized role that Latino voters played in securing victories for President Obama and Democratic Senate candidates has energized the effort to rewrite America's immigration laws, but opposition in Congress, particularly among...
  • Taft Union school shooting: California politicians speak out

     
    California politicians were quick to speak out on Thursday morning's shooting at Taft Union High School that sent two students to area hospitals, one with a gunshot wound....
  • Central Valley farm region reacts to Obama immigration reform

     
    Kern County supported Mitt Romney by one of the state’s most lopsided margins, and its local congressman, Kevin McCarthy, is the majority whip and a hard-line conservative. Yet the area is heavily dependent on the farming industry, which has hailed....
  • Jeb Bush will be on five Sunday morning programs

     
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush will be everywhere Sunday morning. He is on five programs: “Meet the Press,” “State of the Union,” “Fox News Sunday,” “Face the Nation” and “This Week.” The Florida...
  • John Boehner on ‘This Week’; Paul Ryan on ‘Face the Nation’

     
    House Speaker John Boehner speaks at a Thursday press briefing on Capitol Hill. Photo credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images THIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The Sunday morning guest list: House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio,¬†talks to Martha Raddatz on ABC's “...
  • ‘Saw,’ ‘Body Snatchers’ and more: Tour L.A.’s spookiest movie locales

     
    Los Angeles isn't a city known to be particularly spooky. Sun, sand and movie stars, yes. Scary old castles, not ......
  • Proposition 30's backers and critics rally supporters in final week

     
    With polls showing California voters could go either way on Proposition 30, the campaigns for and against the measure are sending powerful surrogates to rally for their respective causes Tuesday. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Bakersfield) will join business...