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  • Is Romney contemplating another run? [Commentary]

    Is Romney contemplating another run? [Commentary]
    As the crystal ball on the 2016 Republican presidential nomination remains cloudy, two-time loser Mitt Romney appears willing at least to entertain the possibility of trying a third time. In addition to occasional comments on matters he knows a lot...
  • Double-voting not the only opportunity for fraud [Letter]

    Double-voting not the only opportunity for fraud [Letter]
    Each of our board members read The Sun's editorial, "Double voting? Not necessarily" (Sept. 2), and came away with mixed thoughts. We nonetheless thank you for encouraging Maryland to pursue legal action against those who voted twice in Maryland and...
  • Congress returns to work, faces tight deadline on federal funding

    Congress returns to work, faces tight deadline on federal funding
    Lawmakers return to Capitol Hill on Monday amid a backdrop of world crises and a looming showdown over immigration. But they're set to focus most of their effort this month on a more fundamental task: keeping the federal government open. Fresh off summer...
  • Indecision in the White House [Commentary]

    Indecision in the White House [Commentary]
    Sept. 11, 2001 changed us in many ways. Suddenly, a post-cold war America was again at war, this time with radical Islam. Many of us did not realize that our terrorist enemies had been at war with us for many years. Soon, American special forces were on...
  • Brochin faces challenge in redrawn county district

    Brochin faces challenge in redrawn county district
    State Sen. Jim Brochin spent the summer beating back a Democratic primary challenge from the left. Now, he's facing what's perhaps an even tougher fight from the right. Because of state redistricting that left his northern Baltimore County district...
  • GOP needs candidates with conviction [Letter]

    GOP needs candidates with conviction [Letter]
    Columnist Thomas F. Schaller writes that the Maryland GOP needs another candidate like the former Republican governor ("The GOP needs another Ehrlich," Sept. 2). Really? As I remember Mr. Schaller was not only not a friend of Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. when he...
  • Legislation passed to give next Harford executive a raise

    Legislation passed to give next Harford executive a raise
    The incoming county executive will get a raise of nearly $25,000 over what Harford County Executive David Craig is paid, despite strident opposition from county teachers and other employees who have not received raises during much of Craig's tenure....
  • Ehrlich planning political jaunt to New Hampshire

    Ehrlich planning political jaunt to New Hampshire
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.  is planning a weekend of Republican Party events this month in New Hampshire, quickly becoming a popular destination for Maryland politicians. The ex-governor is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at the Nashua...
  • Damning the dam [Editorial]

    Damning the dam  [Editorial]
    The general election is still more than two months away but here's a bit of friendly advice to candidates hoping to win office in Maryland: Don't use the Conowingo Dam as an excuse to stop cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. That would seem like common...
  • Double voting? Not necessarily [Editorial]

    Double voting? Not necessarily  [Editorial]
    The recent report by Election Integrity Maryland that there may be as many as 164 individuals who voted in both Maryland and Virginia in the 2012 election hasn't exactly caused the Maryland Board of Elections to press the panic button. There's a reason...
  • Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states

    Officials in Md., Va. investigate report that 164 voted in both states
    The State Board of Elections has alerted the Office of the State Prosecutor to a report that 164 people voted in both Maryland and Virginia in the November 2012 presidential election, in violation of the law. Election officials confirmed Thursday that...
  • Looking Out: O'Malley to be honored for support of LGBT community

    Looking Out: O'Malley to be honored for support of LGBT community
    It's no doubt a sign of the end when people start talking about honoring your "legacy" -- and we've apparently come to that point for Gov. Martin O'Malley. Equality Maryland, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization, has...