| Dec 5, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Much ink has been spilled in recent weeks criticizing the Republican Party and its failed presidential candidate for a lack of compassion and obvious antipathy toward "47 percent" of the electorate (if not a bit more), so it was reassuring to see two of...
| Nov 11, 2012
| 9:51 PM
It might have been a much more tense conversation: Carrie confronts Mike about his continued meddling in the CIA’s terror investigation. She knows all about where he’s been snooping. She even knows about the affair with his best friend’s...
| Jun 16, 2011
| 8:45 AM
At the mayoral candidates forum last night at Coppin State, political hopefuls discussed serious topics, such as taxes and the economy.
But early in the night, one candidate made a series of seemingly bizarre statements. Baltimore City Circuit Court...
| Jun 30, 2011
| 8:44 AM
With Maryland's presidential primary only nine months off, Howard County Democrats are organizing at basic levels, contacting newly registered Democrats, building their base of core neighborhood organizers and volunteers, secure in knowing they have...
| Aug 23, 2011
| 8:20 PM
The Roosevelt Recreation Center on Aug. 23 looked like a voting precinct on Election Day.
Although the Democratic and Republican primaries aren't until Sept. 13 and Roosevelt isn't a voting place, it was the center of attention — and campaign signs...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 3:00 AM
As unemployment continues to dominate the nation's political consciousness, the Republican presidential candidates continue to think and talk about tax reform. It's clear evidence that their primary focus is winning the GOP presidential nomination...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 5:00 AM
Politics often being a contest of survival at all costs, it's not surprising that Herman Cain, harassed by allegations of sexual harassment, has tried to pin the blame on the camp of Republican presidential nominee rival Rick Perry.
In an interview...
| Sep 11, 2011
| 1:39 PM
Mayoral candidate Otis Rolley bounded down the steps of a West Baltimore home and flashed what looked like two victory signs.
"Two twos!" he said.
A campaign assistant scrolled through a list of voters on an iPad and recorded the twos —...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 6:07 PM
They rapped on doors, waved bright signs, groused about the media, ate chicken wings, and shook hands — lots and lots of hands.
The women and men hoping to win the Democratic nomination to be Baltimore's next mayor whirled through the city Monday,...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 4:44 PM
Anyone peeking in the window at Stephanie Rawlings-Blake's campaign headquarters on Howard Street Friday morning could be forgiven for thinking the mayor's race had ended.
The view included stacks of taped-up moving boxes, cleared desks and a freshly...
| Nov 12, 2011
| 3:48 PM
Maryland's Republican Party is once again in the red and plans to move its party headquarters to cut costs, according to financial reports discussed Saturday at the party's annual convention.
The party owes $122,000, most of it to two vendors, and has...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Republican wishful thinkers like to rationalize away the damage being inflicted on their party by the intramural mudslinging among its unimpressive field of presidential candidates. After all, they note, in 2008 Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary...