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  • President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]

    President Obama's transformed America [Commentary]
    On February 19, 2008, Sen. Barack Obama promised to "fundamentally transform America." This was no mere rhetoric from the telegenic man who would go on to best Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination. Rather, it was an audacious (to borrow a term)...
  • Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]

    Rand Paul is determined to keep 2016 interesting [Commentary]
    I know it's disturbingly early to get into this, but here is my out-of-nowhere prediction for the 2016 presidential race: Hillary Clinton vs. Rand Paul. Ms. Clinton is an easy pick. She was on "The Daily Show" with Jon Stewart on Tuesday night looking...
  • In a county where blacks seldom get elected, change may be coming [Commentary]

    In a county where blacks seldom get elected, change may be coming [Commentary]
    Last week's primary election may have set in motion what could well be a watershed general election where Harford County is concerned. This November, there will be significant number of African-American candidates on the ballot who have a credible...
  • The 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Whose turn? [Commentary]

    The 2016 Republican presidential nomination: Whose turn? [Commentary]
     For more than 60 years with hardly a break, the Republican Partyhas chosen as its standard-bearer someone who has been able to claim it's his turn. Not since military hero Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Sen. Robert A. Taft of Ohio, whose supporters so...
  • Harford general election matchups nearly set

    Harford general election matchups nearly set
    Nothing changed significantly following Wednesday's canvass of 231 provisional ballots from the June 24 primary election, Harford County Board of Elections officials said. Completion of the provisional ballot canvass at the board's office in Forest Hill...
  • Celebrating freedoms without exercising them [Commentary]

    Celebrating freedoms without exercising them [Commentary]
    As the holiday weekend draws to a close, please pause from the cookouts and fireworks to reflect on the meaning of this freedom we've been celebrating, knowingly or not. When 50 years ago, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of...
  • Sunny skies for Havre de Grace parade

    Sunny skies for Havre de Grace parade
    Havre de Grace, which is no stranger to a good time, was at its festive best Saturday with the city's annual Independence Day parade and carnival. "We enjoyed it," Sean Sullivan of North East said as he sat with his son, Sam, 8, and daughter Katie, 3,...
  • Arundel council candidate Peroutka says he won't cut ties with secessionist group

    Arundel council candidate Peroutka says he won't cut ties with secessionist group
    Anne Arundel County Council candidate Michael Peroutka refused Wednesday to disavow an organization that encourages secession of the South, and denounced political and community leaders who have questioned his ties to the group. The Republican candidate...
  • Peroutka got smeared by Hogan and Sun [Letter]

    Peroutka got smeared by Hogan and Sun [Letter]
    The recent attack on Mike Anthony Peroutka by the political establishment as well as The Baltimore Sun and its subsidiary publications is nothing less than character assassination in an attempt to kill his candidacy for Anne Arundel County Council ("...
  • The Jaffe movement continues [Letter]

    The Jaffe movement continues [Letter]
    Your post election analysis of the June 24th elections falls a little short on the mark ("On to November," Jun. 25). The Democratic and Republican candidates for governor who will be competing in the upcoming general election present the voters with a...
  • Campaign sign theft season arriving in Harford

    Campaign sign theft season arriving in Harford
    Campaign signs in Harford County are more prominent than ever. As this year's general election inches closer, boards bearing the names of all kinds of candidates have been taking over street corners and local lawns. And, some candidates are already...
  • Cardin, Paul seek voting rights for former felons

    Cardin, Paul seek voting rights for former felons
    WASHINGTON -- Maryland Sen. Ben Cardin teamed up with an unlikely political ally on Tuesday -- Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky -- in pushing for federal legislation to allow millions of Americans with felony convictions to regain their right to vote. Paul, a...