| Sep 4, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Are you better off than you were four years ago?
That question, first raised by Ronald Reagan in a landmark 1980 debate with Jimmy Carter, is getting a second tour of duty these days courtesy of Mitt Romney and his fellow Republicans. That's not...
| Sep 2, 2012
| 1:03 PM
Even as he campaigns for re-election to Congress, Rep. Chris Van Hollen has been tapped by the Obama campaign to help lead the Democratic rebuttal to Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan — a role that is taking him to battleground states...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 9:29 AM
Democrats and Republicans can surely agree on one thing — if the presidential election were a popularity contest (which it isn't, as Al Gore famously observed when he ran against the affable George W. Bush), the current incumbent would be a shoo-...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 2:57 PM
The country's top Republicans will gather next week for the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., where Mitt Romney will more than likely be named the party's nominee for president.
The convention, which runs Monday through Thursday, will...
| Sep 6, 2012
| 11:15 AM
Where are these jobs that Mitt Romney and Rep. Paul Ryan profess to have at their fingertips should they be elected? Why isn't the electorate demanding to know?
Could it possibly be that they are planning to drill in every open space this country has...
| Aug 24, 2012
| 8:34 AM
Tropical Storm Isaac is gaining strength and organization just south of the Dominican Republic as of Friday morning, and forecasters are still expecting it to follow a northwestern path into the Gulf of Mexico.
The storm had maximum sustained winds of 60...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Well, it appears that The Sun, the Democratic Party Journalistic Tool, is in full gear.
During the Republican National Convention, The Sun carried front page convention coverage only the day after Mitt Romney spoke. Otherwise, coverage was inside the...
| Sep 8, 2012
Perhaps it was the expectations raised by his far more eloquent appearances at earlier conventions, or maybe it was the modest ambitions he embraced, or that he labored in the shadow of Bill Clinton's rousing defense of his administration, but even the...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 5:07 PM
Maryland Republicans converge on Tampa this week to cast their ballots for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and get energized for the November election against President Barack Obama.
"There's just a huge enthusiasm for the Romney-Ryan team, and we'...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 12:43 PM
With primary battles settled, the conventions over and the general election less than two months away, Democrats and Republicans now turn to the end game: reaching out to persuade the few remaining undecided voters that their nominee is the one to solve...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:30 AM
During the recent Republican National Convention, the talking heads were all a twitter about Clint Eastwood's rambling speech and whether or not Rep. Paul Ryan lied about President Barack Obama's promise to save a GM plant in Wisconsin. We have now...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 5:34 PM
He's a rookie in Congress, but Rep. Andy Harris is positioned to become a GOP heavyweight in Maryland.
As delegates from across the country converge at the Republican National Convention this week to nominate Mitt Romney for president, the first-term...