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  • 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...
  • Tea party voters could dump McConnell by staying home [Commentary]

    Tea party voters could dump McConnell by staying home [Commentary]
    The dilemma facing the true grassroots tea party believers -- the dilemma they do not acknowledge -- is that their primary goal of whittling and whacking away at big government undercuts their secondary goal of saving the middle class from the greedy grip...
  • 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...
  • Annapolis aldermen propose resolution against Peroutka

    Annapolis aldermen propose resolution against Peroutka
    Two Annapolis aldermen are asking their city council colleagues to denounce the views of a candidate for County Council — even though the candidate is running for a district that doesn't include Annapolis. Alderman Kenny Kirby and Alderwoman Sheila...
  • Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms

    Md. lawmakers hitting the road for the midterms
    — With little competition at home, lawmakers from Maryland are traveling farther down the campaign trail this year to influence the midterm elections. Members of the state's congressional delegation have popped up in North Carolina, California and...
  • O'Malley heads back to Iowa for midterms

    O'Malley heads back to Iowa for midterms
    Gov. Martin O'Malley, who is considering a run for president in 2016, will swing through three Midwestern states this weekend -- including Iowa -- the latest stops on a campaign itinerary that has grown more intense ahead of the November midterm...