| Mar 15, 2012
French President Nicolas Sarkozy was elected five years ago by promising to modernize France's societal infrastructure and bring it more into line with America's: less government reliance, more freedom in life and work. It was a tall order, but his...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 7:43 PM
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney will swing through Maryland on Wednesday in advance of the April 3 primary, the first indication that a state often overlooked in presidential contests could play a more significant role this year.
| Mar 20, 2012
| 8:07 AM
Just as the Republican primaries around the country have shown varying degrees of enthusiasm for the candidates, the reaction of area Republicans was also mixed two days before Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's scheduled visit to Arbutus....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 11:13 AM
As of Tuesday afternoon, Chuck Catterton had only about 25 hours before he would experience "one of the high points" of his two years as commander of Dewey Lowman American Legion Post 109.
At 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Arbutus resident's post on Old...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:56 AM
By 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nancy Ehrlich had made sure her home on Dolores Avenue in Arbutus was looking its best.
After all, she wasn't sure whether former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who leads the current pack of candidates for the 2012 Republican...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Only minutes after Gov. Mitt Romney finished speaking at 5 p.m. in the Dewey Lowman American Legion Post 109, Judy and Ivan Rodriguez waited outside for a last glimpse of the Republican presidential front runner.
Judy Rodriguez, a life-long Arbutus...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:30 PM
"I want to be absolutely clear: We cannot, and we must not, balance the budget on the backs of our veterans, and as commander in chief, I won't allow it."
— President Barack Obama
"It is absolutely essential to honor the commitments we have made...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Jon Stewart was having some fun Tuesday with the seemingly tepid endorsement some leading Republicans have bestowed upon Mitt Romney.
He pointed to the one where John McCain called him the wrong name. Another from former New York Gov. George Pataki who...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 6:37 AM
Remember the Baltimore sightings of Ed Harris, Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson last summer?
Well, here's the trailer for the HBO film they were shooting here, "Game Change," a docudrama about the 2008 presidential election that focuses on the GOP...
| Dec 25, 2011
In Iowan Meredith Willson's "The Music Man," Marian, the River City librarian, spends a lot of time looking for love, while pretending not to. In the end she does, in fact, find it, with a huckster — a man who may be slightly less than sincere. We...
| Jan 6, 2012
The politics-by-the-numbers game we play has been quirkily friendly to Mitt Romney. He was able to waltz into New Hampshire a week before its Republican presidential primary boasting of being a winner in the Iowa caucuses.
He could do so despite the fact...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Having endured two last-weekend debate assaults on his self-styled citizen candidacy, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney looks to today's Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire to bolster his front-runner status. But win or lose, he is likely...