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  • President Obama's critics spin tall tales

    President Obama is "deliberately bringing the economy to its knees," Al Eisner writes The Sun ("Obama re-election in 2012 would be a disaster," June 11). Why? That's easy. He wants to be remembered as the next Herbert Hoover, so often regarded as one of...
  • Picture perfect presidency

    Picture-perfect presidency Take a picture, it'll last longer – much longer than any president's stay in the White House. A recent exhibit at the National Geographic Museum is proof. With dozens of stunning photographs, "The President's...
  • Obama's reasonable approach to deficit reduction

    The budget proposal President Barack Obama laid out Wednesday offered a thoughtful, balanced plan for tackling the nation's debt crisis that both acknowledged the threat posed by spiraling federal deficits and honored the country's promises to its most...
  • Rep. Bartlett right on U.S. intervention in Libya

    Rep. Roscoe Bartlett and I would agree on very few political issues. But he is correct to sue over the war in Libya ("Bartlett, others sue over Libya," June 16). While I have great empathy for the people of Libya who have lived for decades under a...
  • GOP candidates court votes in blue Maryland

    It's a long way from New Hampshire or Iowa, and Maryland's primary is 10 months away, but a growing number of Republicans are beginning to make pit stops in the Old Line State as the race for the GOP presidential nomination gets under way. In the past...
  • Political Notebook: Howard's elected officials head overseas

    Patching potholes and balancing Howard County's or Maryland's budget may seem far removed from visits to foreign and exotic places, but several local elected officials traveled overseas this spring, visiting places as diverse as Israel, Turkey, northern...
  • Funeral held in Baltimore for nephew of Rep. Elijah Cummings

    Funeral held in Baltimore for nephew of Rep. Elijah Cummings
    Just days after his nephew was killed in a shooting, U.S Rep. Elijah E. Cummings challenged a church filled with friends and family to take a stand against senseless violence, and make the most of their lives. "The day for each one of us is still going...
  • One year later, time to toss Obama health care

    The country recently marked a sad anniversary. It has been one year since Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid ramrodded President Obama's health care reform legislation through the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate against the will and wishes of the...
  • Lying in defense of extremist views is no virtue

    "If you want an abortion, you go to Planned Parenthood. And that's well over 90 percent of what Planned Parenthood does." — Sen. Jon Kyl, Republican of Arizona, April 8, 2011 "[The statistic Mr. Kyl used] was not intended to be a factual...
  • Republicans need to do better

    Republicans need to do better
    As one who worked in and around a few presidential campaigns, I'm always troubled and honestly quite alarmed when potential presidential candidates ask staff, focus groups, and tea leaves what their message should be and who in essence, they are. As a...
  • One budget battle down, next one brewing

    Now that Congress has gotten past the fight over a threatened government shutdown, it's moving on to the next trench warfare on deficit reduction, with more clouds of calamitous stalemate hanging over it. Just as in that first fight, House Speaker John...
  • Grading the outlook on debt

    Wall Street sent the United States a wake-up call on the national debt this week, but it appears conservatives didn't get the message. It took about a nanosecond for Republicans to start blaming President Barack Obama for the decision by Standard & Poor's...