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  • The GOP supports Israel more than Dems [Commentary]

    The GOP supports Israel more than Dems [Commentary]
    Recently, I was talking with a conservative friend of mine about the drama in Gaza. I knew this individual to be thoughtful about world events and staunchly pro-Israel in outlook. It was sometime after our mutual condemnation of Hamas that our...
  • The disease of American democracy [Commentary]

    The disease of American democracy [Commentary]
    Americans are sick of politics. Only 13 percent approve of the job Congress is doing, a near-record low. The president's approval ratings are also in the basement. A large portion of the public doesn't even bother voting. Only 57.5 percent of eligible...
  • Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions

    Hogan vows to eliminate taxes on pensions
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan told residents of a retirement community Tuesday night that he wants to eliminate all state income taxes on pensions before the end of his administration. Hogan unveiled the proposal in response to a...
  • 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,&...
  • Pundits have advice for Brown, Hogan in governor's race

    Pundits have advice for Brown, Hogan in governor's race
    If Republican Larry Hogan wants to be Maryland's next governor, he needs to drive home his message of cutting taxes and creating jobs. And he needs to appear pleasant. For his part, Democrat Anthony G. Brown needs to avoid unforced errors that could...
  • 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....