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  • For the Maryland 80 percent, still time to get off the bench

    For the Maryland 80 percent, still time to get off the bench
    Among the 80 percent of registered Republicans and Democrats who stayed away from Maryland's primary was Sally Staehle of Baltimore. She wrote me a letter to explain why she took a pass on voting this time around. "I turned off to local politics when I...
  • O'Malley defends position on immigrant children and Carroll site

    O'Malley defends position on immigrant children and Carroll site
    Gov. Martin O'Malley came under fire Wednesday for advocating for thousands of children entering the U.S. illegally while simultaneously trying to wave the White House off a potential shelter in Westminster, Md. CNN and others reported that O'Malley...
  • Defying Maryland's age of 'constitutional senility,' a judge returns

    Defying Maryland's age of 'constitutional senility,' a judge returns
    People of a certain age will appreciate this: Charles G. "Chuck" Bernstein, who loved being a Baltimore circuit judge so much that he made a federal case out of his mandatory retirement at 70, appears to have been elected a judge again. If the tally...
  • Tuesday is deadline to register to vote in June 24 primary

    Tuesday is deadline to register to vote in June 24 primary
    Marylanders have until 9:00 tonight to register to vote in the June 24 primary. That is also the deadline to change party affiliation, update an address or request an alternate polling place. State election officials said voters can register online or...
  • Egypt's new day? [Commentary]

    Egypt's new day? [Commentary]
    Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi Mohamed Morsi Hosni Mobarak Egypt presidential election As expected, former Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi won the latest Egyptian election for president by a landslide, giving the military establishment total control of all...
  • Aegis school board voter recommendations [Editorial]

    Aegis school board voter recommendations [Editorial]
    Anyone who needed further convincing that there is substantial interest in having a board of education that includes elected members need only take a look at the list of school board candidates. This is the first election cycle in which a majority of...
  • The facts behind the claims in the Democratic debate

    The facts behind the claims in the Democratic debate
    When the Democrats running for governor met for their second three-way television debate Monday night, charges and countercharges flew – along with allegations of distortion, deception and half-truths. Doug Gansler was especially aggressive,...
  • Harford County Council president picks [editorial from The Aegis]

    The race for president of the Harford County Council is open because of incumbent Billy Boniface's decision not to run for public office, so the field of candidates seeking the post is relatively large. The job is important. Since the establishment of...
  • Mizeur is the honest candidate [Letter]

    Mizeur is the honest candidate [Letter]
    Regarding the recent letter from a reader who praises gubernatorial candidate Del. Heather Mizeur ("Md. Democrats should give Mizeur a second look," June 6), I concur, and I am a Republican. Delegate Mizeur makes a lot of sense and avoids speaking in...
  • Gansler absent as Brown praises Dem rivals at unity conference

    Gansler absent as Brown praises Dem rivals at unity conference
    Democrat Anthony G. Brown took the stage at a Democratic unity event Thursday night and planted a kiss squarely on his former political rival, Del. Heather Mizeur. It was, after all, a “kiss and make up” party to mend the wounds from the...
  • Md. seniors ISO political advocates [Letter]

    Md. seniors ISO political advocates [Letter]
    The forgotten citizens of Maryland are the seniors and elderly who have labored over many decades to bring this state to where it is today. We are taxpayers, homeowners, homemakers, family leaders, veterans, blue and white collar careerists, and...
  • New faces eager to join Howard State House delegation as results come in

    New faces eager to join Howard State House delegation as results come in
    With four retiring legislators and three more running for different seats this election cycle, Howard County’s State House delegation will be filled with fresh faces when session starts in January. With more than 90 percent of precincts...