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  • Romney's tipping point

    Romney's tipping point
    Maryland's Republican voters, long marginalized in the selection of the president, may have contributed to the tipping point in the long and unpredictable GOP nominating process. Former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney won the Old Line State easily,...
  • Biden shows what Romney lacks

    Biden shows what Romney lacks
    As the Republicans continue to fret over Mitt Romney's authenticity or lack thereof, the Democrats unleashed their version in Ohio the other day by sending Vice President Joe Bidento a United Auto Workers hall in Toledo. Talk about sending coals to...
  • Why Gingrich stays in

    Why Gingrich stays in
    Now that former House Speaker Newt Gingrich has suffered a Southern double whammy of defeats in the Republican primaries in Alabama and Mississippi, isn't it time for him to fold his tent and get out of the presidential race? By the Gospel According to...
  • What now for Republicans?

    What now for Republicans?
    Rick Santorum deserves credit for his impressive primary victories in Mississippi and Alabama. Newt Gingrich led us to believe he would win both states. He didn't, but he has vowed to fight on as the "real" conservative candidate, as opposed to Mitt...
  • Murray tops Epps in school board primary, both advance to general

    Murray tops Epps in school board primary, both advance to general
    When David Murray narrowly lost the District 1Prince George's CountyBoard of Education race to incumbent Rosalind Johnson in 2010, he didn't give up hopes of holding the seat. In the months since his 998-vote defeat, Murray, a 20-year-old Bowie...
  • Early voting for primary election runs Saturday through Thursday

    Early voting for primary election runs Saturday through Thursday
    The 2012 election has dominated national headlines for months if not years, and beginning Saturday, Howard County residents will have the chance to vote in this year's primary. Early voting for the 2012 presidential primary elections begins Saturday,...
  • Campaigns signal bright future for women

    Voting for the first time, 19-year-old Erika Bowman was beaming as she walked out of the voting booth at Glen Burnie Park Elementary. Her presidential pick was Sen. Barack Obama, but the months-long election cycle instilled in her a larger sense of...
  • Democrats expand majorities; several races remain undecided

    Despite his conviction last month on corruption charges, Alaska Sen. Ted Stevens, the nation's longest-serving Republican senator, clung tenuously to his seat yesterday as congressional Democrats exulted in their election gains elsewhere around the...
  • Tensions between McCain, Palin camps come to light

    Sarah Palin left the national stage Wednesday, but the controversy over her role on the ticket flared as aides to John McCain disclosed new details about her expensive wardrobe purchases and revealed that a Republican Party lawyer would be dispatched to...
  • Opportunities are within our grasp

    No matter where we are on the political spectrum, or what we think the role of government should be, most of us would agree that something is broken in America. One of the things that defines our country -- the American Dream -- is in real danger. As...
  • Thursday Morning Reads: FAMU hazing case, tobacco taxes and guns at the RNC

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Happy Thursday and welcome to the morning reads. Here are the top five stories in Florida politics and government that we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel reports on the charges announced yesterday against 13 students in...
  • Scott won’t ban guns around Republican National Convention

     
    By Michael Peltier, The News Service of Florida TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott has stuck to his guns on, well, guns as he declined a request from Tampa's mayor to ban firearms from the city's downtown for the Republican National Convention in August....