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  • Siddiqui wants to 'bring innovation to politics' in District 13

    Siddiqui wants to 'bring innovation to politics' in District 13
    Nayab Siddiqui filed for a delegate seat in Howard County's District 13 on the day of the filing deadline. But, he said, he has been thinking about taking on a role in public service for much longer than that. "I am nothing but a reflection of the...
  • Citing Leopold decision, Baltimore state Senate candidate appeals probation violation

    Citing Leopold decision, Baltimore state Senate candidate appeals probation violation
    Baltimore political consultant Julius Henson appealed Wednesday a Circuit Court ruling that he violated his probation by running for a state Senate seat. His lawyer said Henson's case is bolstered by Wednesday's ruling by the state Court of Special...
  • Which Harford candidates have reached TQ – only the voters know [Commentary]

    One of my goals, once upon a time, was to write one of those scholarly type articles that used to get reprinted and handed out to legions of college students in first level political science classes, forever immortalizing the obscure author in the...
  • Gender identity protected [Editorial]

    Gender identity protected  [Editorial]
    If this coming November Maryland Republicans look back at the election results and wonder what went wrong, they may want to start with Thursday's vote by the House of Delegates in which every member of their party in attendance voted against a bill to ban...
  • Delegate says why the delegation needs to be involved [Letter]

    In response to a misleading letter that you received recently, I am providing you with the facts. The people that funded this phony letter to you are attempting to deceive and mislead you which will weaken our conservative cause. The bill they are...
  • Harford GOP committee candidate takes aim [Letter]

    Apparently, the list of filed Republican Central Committee candidates so threatened Harford County's delegates that they filed the emergency bill HB 1513 to "fix" the problem. Republicans from the grassroots to the Chair of the MD GOP have since voiced...
  • Now D.C. wants to horn in on Baltimore's 'House of Cards' action

    Now D.C. wants to horn in on Baltimore's 'House of Cards' action
    Should state legislators fail to offer enough tax incentives to keep Frank Underwood and his "House of Cards" gang filming happily in Maryland, D.C. mayoral candidate Vincent Orange has a helpful suggestion. How about filming in Washington? Seeing as...
  • Baltimore County school board bill passes Senate

    Baltimore County school board bill passes Senate
    The Maryland Senate unanimously passed legislation that would create a part-elected, part-appointed school board in Baltimore County as an issue that came into the legislative session as a point of contention moved toward an amicable resolution. The 45-...
  • Adapting to a politically divided nation [Commentary]

    Adapting to a politically divided nation [Commentary]
    In 2000, Texas Gov. George W. Bush ran for president as a "uniter, not a divider." Eight years later, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama proclaimed he wasn't running to be president of "blue America" or "red America" but the entire United States of America. A...
  • To court the GOP, O'Malley embraces Big Ag, abandons the bay [Letter]

    To court the GOP, O'Malley embraces Big Ag, abandons the bay [Letter]
    Once again, Gov. Martin O'Malley has tried to show that he can be a player on the national stage and a potential presidential candidate ("Don't count out O'Malley," March 2). At the recent Taste of Maryland dinner Mr. O'Malley tried to show Republican...
  • House approves expansion of pre-K

    House approves expansion of pre-K
    The House of Delegates approved legislation Monday that would expand the state's pre-kindergarten program to include 1,600 more children, handing a victory to Gov. Martin O'Malley. The measure, which passed on a mostly party-line 102-34 vote, would make...
  • Spare the wealthy, spoil the state [Letter]

    Spare the wealthy, spoil the state [Letter]
    Republican gubernatorial candidate David Craig wants to cut state income taxes to save the wealthy — people with taxable incomes over $500,000 a year — about $5,300 ("Craig vows to reverse gun laws, seek sales tax break for Md. goods," March...