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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...
  • Howard County Times' picks for county council races in the primary election [Endorsements]

    Howard County Times' picks for county council races in the primary election [Endorsements]
    Three of the five Howard County Council races will have no contest in the primary. In fact, two incumbents, Jen Terrasa of District 3 and Mary Kay Sigaty of District 4, have no opponent even in the general election. One incumbent who faces no primary...
  • Howard County Times' picks for the governor's race in the primary election [Endorsements]

    Howard County Times' picks for the governor's race in the primary election [Endorsements]
    While the field of candidates in many state and local races is thin, there is no shortage of people running to replace Gov. Martin O'Malley, who isn't eligible to run for re-election. Six Democrats and four Republicans are angling for the state chief...
  • Howard County Times' picks for state races in the primary elections [Endorsements]

    Howard County Times' picks for state races in the primary elections [Endorsements]
    District 9 The 9th District senate seat is being vacated by Republican Allan Kittleman, who is running to be Howard County executive. Current Republican delegate Gail Bates is seeking his seat and is unopposed in the Republican primary. The Democratic...
  • Proposal to remove Harford council as zoning appeals board dies Tuesday

    Proposal to remove Harford council as zoning appeals board dies Tuesday
    The Harford County Council seemed to bow to public outcry Tuesday night, failing to act on a charter amendment that would have removed the council as the zoning appeals board. The potential charter amendment is effectively dead, since the council will...
  • 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...
  • Ex-prosecutor hopes to knock city judge off bench

    Ex-prosecutor hopes to knock city judge off bench
    For the first time in eight years, Baltimore's judges face a challenger at the polls, a former city prosecutor who aims to knock veteran judge Alfred Nance from the bench. Page Croyder, 58, said she is running for election because of what she sees as...
  • 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,...