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  • NOW presses gubernatorial candidates for answers on women's issues

    NOW presses gubernatorial candidates for answers on women's issues
    Posing a challenge to Republican Larry Hogan, the Maryland chapter of the National Organization for Women has asked candidates for governor to explain their positions on a series of women's health issues. NOW made a formal request Monday that Hogan,...
  • Shadow boxing in the Md. governor's race [Editorial]

    Shadow boxing in the Md. governor's race  [Editorial]
    Those who thought that Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown would seek to ignore the fact that he faces competition in November's general election appear to be wrong. But to say that he is engaging with Republican nominee Larry Hogan isn't exactly right either....
  • Hogan offers economic opportunity [Letter]

    Hogan offers economic opportunity [Letter]
    Recently, the Maryland Republican Party released a poll that showed Larry Hogan trailing Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown by only 3 points statewide in the race for governor. In the same week, Mr. Brown and his campaign launched an attack ad on Mr. Hogan in an...
  • Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates

    Filings reveal cash on hand for potential Baltimore mayoral candidates
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake leads the money race against potential future political opponents with more than $350,000 on hand, a review of the most recent campaign finance reports shows. Rawlings-Blake, who is up for re-election in November 2016,...
  • Mailings by Democrats insult women's intelligence [Letter]

    On Thursday, I read "Democrats' site hits Kittleman's record on education," detailing Team Howard Slate's attempt to discredit the candidate for county executive. On Friday, I received a glossy mailer with the photo of an "Independent" woman complaining...
  • Christie to appear at Hogan fund-raiser

    Christie to appear at Hogan fund-raiser
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will give Maryland Republicans a boost from the national party this month when he appears as headline speaker at a fund-raiser for Republican gubernatorial nominee Larry Hogan. Christie, this year's chairman of the...
  • The GOP needs another Ehrlich [Commentary]

    The GOP needs another Ehrlich [Commentary]
    I miss Bob Ehrlich. Seriously, I do. I realize the former governor shares space with me here on the Baltimore Sun's opinion pages; in terms of sheer column inches, I suppose Mr. Ehrlich the Pundit is never that far away. But I'm talking about Mr....
  • Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]

    Perry v. Lehmberg and the veto that illuminated an unsettling trend [Commentary]
    A truism: Almost nobody looks good in his booking photo. That said, the 47th governor of Texas, one James Richard Perry, certainly gave it his best shot when he faced the camera at the Travis County Courthouse last week. The resultant image is ... not...
  • Sylvia 'Cookie' Harris, advocate, wife of congressman, dies unexpectedly

    Sylvia 'Cookie' Harris, advocate, wife of congressman, dies unexpectedly
    Sylvia "Cookie" Harris, the wife of Rep. Andy Harris and a prominent anti-abortion advocate in Annapolis, died suddenly on Thursday, a spokeswoman for the congressman said. Mrs. Harris, who would have turned 58 this weekend, was a frequent presence in...
  • 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...
  • If GOP is so right, why are red states so far behind? [Commentary]

    If GOP is so right, why are red states so far behind? [Commentary]
    I have a question for my Republican friends. Yes, that sounds like the setup for a smackdown, but though the question is pointed, it is also in earnest. I'd seriously like to know: If Republican fiscal policies really are the key to prosperity, if...
  • 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...