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  • Obama to sign off on Tubman monument on Eastern Shore

    Obama to sign off on Tubman monument on Eastern Shore
    President Barack Obama will sign a proclamation Monday creating a Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad National Monument on the Eastern Shore, a designation long sought by advocates and a bipartisan group of lawmakers. The designation protects the land...
  • Money-laundering firm should get no welcome in Maryland

    Money-laundering firm should get no welcome in Maryland
    When criminal prosecutors at the U.S. Department of Justice found that giant bank HSBC — whose American operation is chartered in Maryland — had violated money-laundering laws covering $200 trillion in transactions, and with customers...
  • South Carolina Democrats see O'Malley 'rising'

    South Carolina Democrats see O'Malley 'rising'
    — Gov. Martin O'Malley took the stage Saturday at a high school in this early presidential primary state, telling an auditorium of South Carolina Democrats that his principles worked in Maryland — and they'd work elsewhere. "We're investing...
  • Hagel and defense

    Hagel and defense
    Biography isn't policy. President Barack Obama's choice for secretary of defense, Chuck Hagel, former Nebraska Republican senator, has a resume most politicians can envy: a clean senatorial record, no ethical lapses and two Purple Hearts from a war many...
  • At start of Passover, Baltimore congregants embrace message of peace

    As members of the B'nai Israel Congregation in downtown Baltimore on Sunday discussed preparations for the start of Passover, they also reflected on President Barack Obama's recent visit to Israel. "It was a wonderful thing that the president went to...
  • Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo appears on 'Face the Nation' on CBS

    Ravens LB Brendon Ayanbadejo appears on 'Face the Nation' on CBS
    Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo appeared on 'Face the Nation' with Bob Schieffer on CBS Sunday morning. Ayanbadejo was part of a panel discussion on same-sex marriage. Read the complete transcript below. Bob Schieffer: Good morning, again, this...
  • Democrats try to keep us in the dark

    In response to letter writer David Drake ("Voters see through the GOP smoke screen," Jan. 9), he seems to fail to realize that there can be no public sector without the private sector jobs that generate the money for it to exist in the first place....
  • Speaker for Ellicott City MLK Day event taps her own learning experience

    Speaker for Ellicott City MLK Day event taps her own learning experience
    The Rev. Gertie T. Williams feels very much at home when she volunteers at the restored Ellicott City Colored School on Frederick Road. The Howard County native's ease in her surroundings is for good reason: From grades one through seven, she attended a...
  • Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs

    Weed, snow, 'Phil Spector' getting eyeballs
    This morning, Baltimore young'uns with their eyes all aglow are hoping for a snow day. Republican Senator Rand Paul, meanwhile is charitably hoping that if the glow happens to come from the burning of an illicit substance, the kids' lives won't be...
  • A divided GOP looks inward

    A divided GOP looks inward
    No political party enjoys losing an election, but a healthy party reacts to defeat — after a suitable period of grieving — by trying to figure out what went wrong. That's what Democrats did in the late 1980s after a string of failed...
  • Lew's penmanship undeserving the dollar bill

    My only comment on President Barack Obama's pick for Treasury Secretary is that Jack Lew should try to improve his penmanship ("Treasury pick seen as right for budget fights," Jan. 10). His signature looks like a stretched out slinky toy. I'm not sure I...
  • Taxes on Social Security should be indexed to inflation

    Congress and President Obama have set the inheritance tax trigger at $5 million and indexed it to inflation. They also indexed the alternate minimum tax to inflation. This legislation limits some of the penalty on those who have achieved wealth that...