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  • 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...
  • Regrettable that referendum bill failed in General Assembly [Letter]

    I found your editorial "Referendum process should be in hands of people, not courts" very interesting.  You ask the two candidates for Howard County Executive to pledge their support for fixing the referendum process.  As one of the candidates for...
  • Did Nixon commit treason? [Commentary]

    Did Nixon commit treason? [Commentary]
    In an exhaustive new book, journalist and researcher Ken Hughes makes the case not only that Richard Nixon, as a presidential candidate, committed treason by interfering in peace negotiations in Vietnam, but also that he sought to use the circumstances to...
  • PAC established to oppose Peroutka in Anne Arundel Co.

    PAC established to oppose Peroutka in Anne Arundel Co.
    An Anne Arundel County councilman and a veteran trial lawyer have teamed up to create a political action committee to raise money to defeat far-right Republican nominee Michael Peroutka's bid for a council seat. County Councilman Jamie Benoit, a...
  • Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials

    Brown, Hogan make pitches to county officials
    — Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan promised government officials from across the state Saturday that he would usher in a "new era of state and county cooperation," while Democratic rival Anthony G. Brown vigorously defended Maryland'...
  • Maryland gubernatorial candidates take on Ice Bucket Challenge

    Maryland gubernatorial candidates take on Ice Bucket Challenge
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan on Friday challenged Democratic rival Anthony Brown to dump a bucket of ice water over his head as part of a fund-raising campaign for medical research. Brown, notified of the challenge by a Baltimore Sun...
  • Neverdon short on signatures for ballot, elections officials say

    Neverdon short on signatures for ballot, elections officials say
    A veteran defense attorney running an independent campaign for Baltimore state's attorney was dealt a significant setback Friday when elections officials determined that he did not collect enough signatures to appear on the November ballot. Russell A....
  • Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July

    Maryland sees one of nation's largest job declines in July
    Maryland's unemployment rate shot up in July when employers cut 9,000 jobs — one of the largest losses in the country, the federal government said Monday. The estimate from the U.S. Department of Labor suggests a slowdown in Maryland's economy,...
  • Harford council set to introduce raises for next council, county executive

    Harford council set to introduce raises for next council, county executive
    Two members of the Harford County Council will introduce bills Tuesday night to give pay increases to the next county executive and future county council members amounting to about 25 percent from current levels starting next summer. At least one council...
  • Harford union leaders upset about proposed pay raises for county elected officials

    Harford union leaders upset about proposed pay raises for county elected officials
    Leaders of Harford County unions say they are not happy to hear the county council wants to raise the salaries of future council members and the county executive by roughly 25 percent. The new legislation, introduced at Tuesday's Harford County Council...
  • Hogan decries proposed regulations for arcades

    Hogan decries proposed regulations for arcades
    Republican Larry Hogan marveled at the giant stuffed animals inside an oversized claw game, a machine bigger than the back room in the campaign bus he rode into Ocean City Friday morning. “These are a lot bigger than the ones I used as a kid,&...
  • Brown receives endorsement of Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police

    Brown receives endorsement of Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police
    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Anthony G. Brown claimed the endorsement of the Maryland State Fraternal Order of Police Wednesday, breaking a string of three general elections in which the union has backed the Republican candidate. The state FOP...