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  • Hogan jumps out to lead in cash on hand

    Hogan jumps out to lead in cash on hand
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan jumped out to a massive — but almost certainly temporary — lead in cash in hand over Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown, the Hogan campaign reported Tuesday night. Hogan's better than 3-1...
  • Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]

    Why Jews don't vote for GOP presidential candidates [Letter]
    Columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr's. commentary suggesting that Jews should reconsider their long-standing support of Democratic presidential candidates requires a response ("The GOP supports Israel more than Dems," Aug. 24). Mr. Ehrlich rightly points out...
  • Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe

    Subpoenas issued in Maryland health exchange probe
    Federal auditors looking into Maryland's flawed health insurance exchange are subpoenaing documents as part of their probe and have sought information from the lead contractor hired by the state to build the site. North Dakota-based Noridian Healthcare...
  • Harford government's auditor urges vote for charter amendment expanding her powers

    Harford government's auditor urges vote for charter amendment expanding her powers
    The Harford County government's auditor says she supports a charter amendment on the November general election ballot that would expand her office's powers and she is asking the public to vote for it. If approved, the amendment would allow the auditor's...
  • Women's Equality Day: A call to action [Commentary]

    On Aug. 26, 1920, Congress certified passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, guaranteeing all women citizens the right to vote. The jubilant day — since proclaimed "Women's Equality Day" — climaxed a long persistent half-...
  • Keiffer Mitchell says he won't seek to replace Cole on City Council

    Keiffer Mitchell says he won't seek to replace Cole on City Council
    Ending weeks of speculation, state Del. Keiffer J. Mitchell Jr. said Monday he will not seek to replace City Councilman William H. Cole IV, who is leaving the council to run Baltimore's economic development corporation.  "As a former member of the...
  • Ex-transportation chief seeks political comeback

    Ex-transportation chief seeks political comeback
    Eight years ago, Robert L. Flanagan was one of the most powerful officials in state government, earning $151,262 for overseeing an agency with a $3.7 billion budget and more than 9,200 employees. These days, as a lawyer with a family law practice, the...
  • The GOP supports Israel more than Dems [Commentary]

    The GOP supports Israel more than Dems [Commentary]
    Recently, I was talking with a conservative friend of mine about the drama in Gaza. I knew this individual to be thoughtful about world events and staunchly pro-Israel in outlook. It was sometime after our mutual condemnation of Hamas that our...
  • With an ill-timed slap at Obama, Hillary falters [Commentary]

    With an ill-timed slap at Obama, Hillary falters [Commentary]
    Hillary Clinton's tactical retreat in her soft apology and meet-up with President Obama at Martha's Vineyard, after her ill-timed criticism of his "failure" in aiding Syrian refugees, indicates she may not be quite ready to put her best foot forward for...
  • Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]

    Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]
    A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... not...
  • Brown to strike first on airwaves

    Brown to strike first on airwaves
    If the first political ad for the general election is any indication, the battle for the governor's mansion may take a negative tone, some political observers say. Democrat Anthony G. Brown released a 30-second TV spot Friday that takes a swipe at his...
  • Dynasty or democracy? [Commentary]

    Dynasty or democracy? [Commentary]
    Twenty-eight out of 36 — no, that was not my batting average this past softball season. Rather, these are numbers that everyone in America should be concerned about. As we lurch inexorably toward the 2016 Presidential election, we are waiting...