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  • A fairer (small) business environment [Commentary]

    A fairer (small) business environment  [Commentary]
    Is there a way to actually unite economic populists on the liberal left and libertarian right? Maybe not. But one promising possibility is the prioritization of American small businesses over powerful, multinational corporate dominance. The events of...
  • If not Hillary, how about Joe? [Commentary]

    If not Hillary, how about Joe? [Commentary]
    What if Hillary Clinton doesn't seek the presidency in 2016? Waiting patiently and noncommittally in the wings is Vice President Joe Biden. He might well be reluctant to take her on, considering the powerhouse she has become, with an army of...
  • Gladden faces Park Heights activist in city's 41st District

    Gladden faces Park Heights activist in city's 41st District
    State Sen. Lisa Gladden says her re-election campaign is about unfinished business. The Baltimore Democrat championed repeal of the death penalty in Maryland. She cheered the state's recognition of same-sex marriage. She watched as the General Assembly...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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&...
  • Early voting ends today

    Early voting ends today
    The primary campaign for governor officially ends next week, but today is the last day voters can skip lines at the polls and cast a ballot early. More than 60 voting centers across the state will be open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. today.   So far,...
  • Brown steers careful course in bid for governor

    Brown steers careful course in bid for governor
    Last in a series of profiles of gubernatorial candidates. As Anthony G. Brown runs for governor, he often appears to be walking a political tightrope. If the lieutenant governor tips too far in the direction of independence, he risks looking...
  • Dumbed down debates turn voters off [Letter]

    Dumbed down debates turn voters off [Letter]
    Commentators Richard Vatz and Lee S. Weinberg argue that political debates improve when they feature sound-bite answers (90 seconds maximum) and neutral moderators who don't point out when candidates make factually inaccurate statements ("A better debate,...
  • Looking Out: Maryland youth HIV prevention summit scheduled

    Looking Out: Maryland youth HIV prevention summit scheduled
    At the end of 2012, there were 29,477 people in Maryland diagnosed and living with HIV or AIDS. Of those, 1,424 -- or just shy of 5 percent -- were between the ages of 13 and 24, according to the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. In an...
  • Ehrlich is sought, but stays neutral, as he watches 'buddies' in GOP governor's race

    Ehrlich is sought, but stays neutral, as he watches 'buddies' in GOP governor's race
    For Republican candidates for governor, there's simply not enough Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. to go around. He's like the father in a large family whose kids compete for his attention but can't manage to get Dad all to themselves. Ehrlich, who in 2002...
  • Republicans battle for legislative seats in Harford, Cecil District 35

    Republicans battle for legislative seats in Harford, Cecil District 35
    Redistricting since the last election has significantly altered the boundaries of Legislative District 35. What was formerly an all-Harford County district encompassing Abingdon, Bel Air and the northern third of the county has been shifted eastward...