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  • Howard County Times' picks for the governor's race in the primary election [Endorsements]

    Howard County Times' picks for the governor's race in the primary election [Endorsements]
    While the field of candidates in many state and local races is thin, there is no shortage of people running to replace Gov. Martin O'Malley, who isn't eligible to run for re-election. Six Democrats and four Republicans are angling for the state chief...
  • Howard County Times' picks for state races in the primary elections [Endorsements]

    Howard County Times' picks for state races in the primary elections [Endorsements]
    District 9 The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman, who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican delegate Gail Bates is seeking his seat and is unopposed in the Republican primary. The Democratic...
  • Proposal to remove Harford council as zoning appeals board dies Tuesday

    Proposal to remove Harford council as zoning appeals board dies Tuesday
    The Harford County Council seemed to bow to public outcry Tuesday night, failing to act on a charter amendment that would have removed the council as the zoning appeals board. The potential charter amendment is effectively dead, since the council will...
  • Julius Henson: Forget The Sun, I want the people's endorsement [Letter]

    Julius Henson: Forget The Sun, I want the people's endorsement [Letter]
    The role and responsibility of the news media is to accurately inform the public without bias. Unfortunately, these are not the characteristics The Baltimore Sun has exhibited toward me before or during my run for office. Repeatedly the news source has...
  • Schuh for county executive [Editorial]

    Schuh for county executive  [Editorial]
    Perhaps the most hotly contested — or at least the nastiest — local race in the state this year is the Republican primary for executive in Anne Arundel County. Incumbent Laura Neuman, a political novice who was appointed to the job last year...
  • A better debate [Commentary]

    A better debate [Commentary]
    Watching political debates — local, regional and national — the keen observer will note that they are like baseball stadiums: tailored for the advantage of a few, with parameters sometimes varying wildly to satisfy certain politicians,...
  • Anne Arundel endorsements [Editorial]

    Anne Arundel endorsements  [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements in the following races in Anne Arundel County: District 30-A Voters in this Annapolis area district have the rare privilege of being represented by incumbent House Speaker Mike Busch, and Democrats should avail themselves of...
  • Light turnout in Laurel continues during early voting

    Light turnout in Laurel continues during early voting
    In the state-wide gubernatorial race, Anthony Brown and running mate Ken Ulman, considered frontrunners, face competition from four other Democratic duos, but many candidates hoping to represent Prince George’s County are running unopposed. Brown&...
  • Sun's Howard County endorsements [Editorial]

    Sun's Howard County endorsements [Editorial]
    The Sun makes endorsements for state legislature and County Council in the following races: 9th District The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican...
  • Legislative picks for Harford [Editorial]

    Legislative picks for Harford [Editorial]
    Harford County is represented in the Maryland General Assembly by delegates and state senators from three districts, all of which cross county lines and two of which are confusingly divided into subdistricts. Though the Maryland Board of Elections...
  • Early voting stays slow in Harford, statewide

    Early voting stays slow in Harford, statewide
    If Harford County voters plan to vote early in this year's primary election, they're clearly trying to do it fashionably late. According to Maryland Board of Elections statistics, just 2 percent of Harford's eligible voters participated in the first...
  • Elizabeth Warren can beat Hillary Clinton [Commentary]

    Elizabeth Warren can beat Hillary Clinton [Commentary]
    Paging Elizabeth Warren: This is your moment.   In 2007, Democrats were delirious with rage about the Iraq war. Hillary Clinton, the "inevitable" presidential front-runner, had voted for the war and refused to apologize for it. Other leading...