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  • Bill Clinton to host Anthony Brown fundraiser

    Bill Clinton to host Anthony Brown fundraiser
    Former President Bill Clinton will host a fundraiser for Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's gubernatorial bid next month, according to a fundraiser invitation that called it "a once in a lifetime event." Clinton formally endorsed Brown earlier this month and...
  • Undecided voters dominate in new gubernatorial poll

    Undecided voters dominate in new gubernatorial poll
    “Undecided” continues to hold a commanding lead in both the Democratic and Republican primary races for governor, according to a new poll released Wednesday by St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The poll, an inaugural venture by the...
  • A grandmother for president [Commentary]

    A grandmother for president [Commentary]
    Now there are two. Two smart, tough and articulate women who could be president. Thirty years after Geraldine Ferraro became the first woman on the presidential ticket of a major party, we have two women who could easily lead that ticket in 2016....
  • Brown calls Gansler comments 'reckless'

    Brown calls Gansler comments 'reckless'
    Making a rare direct reply Tuesday to an attack by a rival candidate for governor, Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown labeled "reckless and irresponsible" remarks by Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler suggesting that Brown's service in Iraq was not a real job....
  • Judge orders Kamenetz to appear in court in police union dispute

    Judge orders Kamenetz to appear in court in police union dispute
    A Baltimore County judge has warned County Executive Kevin Kamenetz and two other county officials they could face jail time or other penalties for refusing to pay more than $1 million to police retirees despite a court order to do so. In an unusual...
  • Attorney from Ellicott City seeks school board seat

    Attorney from Ellicott City seeks school board seat
    Sporting a Maryland flag bow tie and carrying a Diane Ravitch paperback under his arm, Mike Smith says education today isn't nearly as rigorous as it should be. "Rigor has been distilled in the school system, it's not as demanding as it could be,"...
  • Questioning Brown on Obamacare website isn't 'negative campaigning' [Letter]

    Questioning Brown on Obamacare website isn't 'negative campaigning' [Letter]
    Regarding your front page story about the Democratic campaign for governor turning negative ("Race for Maryland governor turns negative," April 19), I have only one question: Why is negative to ask an elected official, claiming success, to explain his...
  • Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss

    Gansler sues BP over alleged spill-related pension loss
    Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler has filed a lawsuit against oil company BP over investment losses following the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, alleging that the state's pension fund lost millions after the company misled the public about...
  • Biden's got the chops [Commentary]

    Biden's got the chops [Commentary]
    One of the enduring misperceptions of American politics is that the vice presidency is a steppingstone to the presidency. Of the 47 men who have held the office, only four were elected to the Oval Office as sitting standbys: Adams, Jefferson, Van Buren...
  • Vets group slams Gansler over 'real job' comment

    Vets group slams Gansler over 'real job' comment
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler disparaged Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown's military service, drawing outrage from a veterans group Monday as the two top Democrats contending for the governor's mansion clashed over Brown's work history. A political action...
  • Ad hominem attacks [Commentary]

    Ad hominem attacks [Commentary]
    The next governor of Maryland has big shoes to fill. He or she will follow an administration that has made Maryland a model for effective, progressive governance. One of the candidates running for the position, Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown, has served as the...
  • Back seat bickering [Editorial]

    Back seat bickering  [Editorial]
    Maryland voters will head to the polls to pick the Democratic and Republican nominees for governor nine weeks from today, and the state of the race thus far is pretty depressing. Most of the oxygen in the contest is being sucked up by an unilluminating...