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  • House challengers in Md. look to Cantor's loss for inspiration

    House challengers in Md. look to Cantor's loss for inspiration
    When first-time House candidate Jonathan Goff Jr. was learning how to fill out a campaign finance report, an official at the Federal Election Commission handed him a sample filing from one of the most prominent members of Congress. The name stamped on...
  • Pat Young wins second Democratic spot in general election for state delegate from District 44B

    Pat Young wins second Democratic spot in general election for state delegate from District 44B
    After more than a week of waiting, the suspense came to an end July 7 for two candidates vying for the second Democratic spot in the general election for state delegate from District 44B in the Maryland General Assembly. Pat Young, a Catonsville...
  • Democrats decry term in story on O'Malley's outreach to Hispanics

    Democrats decry term in story on O'Malley's outreach to Hispanics
    WASHINGTON -- The Democratic National Committee is pushing back on a comment made by a Republican spokeswoman that accused Gov. Martin O'Malley of "Hispandering" to Latino voters, calling the term "silly and offensive." The term appeared in a BuzzFeed...
  • Beulah emerges as Republican nominee in Harford council race

    Beulah emerges as Republican nominee in Harford council race
    The final canvass of votes cast in Harford County during the June 24 primary settled the question of the winner in the Harford County Council race for District F, with Curtis Beulah of Abingdon eking out a 26-vote win over Monica Ann Worrell of Havre de...
  • 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...
  • Hogan: Hobby Lobby case a manufactured political issue in Md. governor's race [Letter]

    For Anthony Brown, the Hobby-Lobby decision seemed like manna from Heaven ("Corporations trump people," June 30). Unable to run on Maryland's economy, jobs growth, tax rates, the health exchange rollout, his competence as an executive or the other...
  • Third-place District 9A candidate may run write-in campaign

    Third-place District 9A candidate may run write-in campaign
    West county conservatives may have more options than the two Republican delegate candidates on the ballot come November. In District 9A, former candidate Frank Mirabile is toying with the idea of launching a write-in campaign. Mirabile, a self-...
  • Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]

    Hogan and Hobby Lobby [Letter]
    Within hours of the Supreme Court's decision last week that closely-held corporations could deny coverage for contraceptives through their employees' health insurance policies if doing so violated the owners' religious convictions, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
  • 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...
  • Howard County executive candidates meet for first post-primary forum

    Howard County executive candidates meet for first post-primary forum
    Howard County executive candidates Courtney Watson and Allan Kittleman talked affordable housing, business development, the environment and LGBTQ issues in their first post-primary forum, sponsored by the Howard County chapter of Parents, Families and...
  • America's refugee crisis [Editorial]

    America's refugee crisis  [Editorial]
    The flood of unaccompanied minors from Central America across the United States' southern border in recent months has raised a knotty problem for Congress and President Barack Obama: What do you call thousands of children illegally entering the country...
  • For the Maryland 80 percent, still time to get off the bench

    For the Maryland 80 percent, still time to get off the bench
    Among the 80 percent of registered Republicans and Democrats who stayed away from Maryland's primary was Sally Staehle of Baltimore. She wrote me a letter to explain why she took a pass on voting this time around. "I turned off to local politics when I...