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  • Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery

    Maryland lawmakers asked to revisit vote for slavery
    The Civil War casts a long shadow. In the first year of that wrenching conflict, Maryland's lawmakers voted unanimously for a constitutional amendment to bar the federal government from abolishing slavery. Now, more than 150 years later, some...
  • Frustrated consumers could be new voting bloc

    Frustrated consumers could be new voting bloc
    Lewis Somerville of Parkville is one of the numerous frustrated souls who tried doggedly to secure new health insurance policies through the O'Malley-Brown administration's vaunted-in-theory-but-awful-in-reality online exchange. To this end,...
  • Orioles spring training tickets to go on sale Saturday

    Orioles Spring training tickets to go on sale Saturday Individual tickets for all 15 spring training games at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla., will go on sale at 10 a.m. Saturday. It is recommended that fans purchase tickets online or by phone....
  • Gansler files for governor, pushes Saturday voting

    Gansler files for governor, pushes Saturday voting
    Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler formally filed paperwork to run for governor Thursday, using the occasion to lament low voter turnout and push a new proposal to expand early voting to include the Saturday before elections. Gansler and his running...
  • The public's business should be public [Editorial]

    The public's business should be public  [Editorial]
    All of the official proceedings of the Maryland General Assembly — committee hearings, voting sessions, floor debates and so on — are open to the public. Anyone who cares to can watch as their senators and delegates discuss and vote on any...
  • Pantelides wins Annapolis mayoral race

    Pantelides wins Annapolis mayoral race
    After elections officials spent more than 24 hours reviewing and counting absentee and provisional ballots, Republican newcomer Mike Pantelides was named winner of the Annapolis mayoral election Friday night. Going into the count of provisional...
  • Annapolis mayoral election too close to call

    Annapolis mayoral election too close to call
    The Annapolis mayoral election was too close to call Tuesday night, with neither candidate declaring victory or conceding defeat. With 15 of 16 precincts unofficially reporting at 9:45 p.m., incumbent Democratic Mayor Josh Cohen had 3,468 votes to 3,518...
  • The GOP's Stockholm Syndrome in the Maryland legislature

    The GOP's Stockholm Syndrome in the Maryland legislature
    I wrote last week about the choice that Maryland voters will have this year between the higher taxes and feckless spending of our state's Democratic monopoly and the Republican alternative. Central to the MDGOP's campaign theme this year will be...
  • Baseball Hall of Fame election is a tricky business

    Baseball Hall of Fame election is a tricky business
    It would be hard to take serious issue with the three baseball greats who were elected to the Hall of Fame by the voting members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, but the selection process always seems to create several levels of intrigue....
  • Quick analysis of Hall of Fame voting on Rafael Palmeiro, Mike Mussina

    Quick analysis of Hall of Fame voting on Rafael Palmeiro, Mike Mussina
    Rafael Palmeiro, one of only four players to have at least 3,000 hits and 500 home runs, cannot be voted into the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. Finger wag and failed test aside, that’s a shame. After receiving...
  • Towson's West finishes third in Payton voting

    Towson's West finishes third in Payton voting
    College football Towson's West finishes third in Payton voting Despite setting a NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoff single-game record Saturday, Towson junior running back Terrance West did not win the Walter Payton Award. Instead, that...
  • Arundel's 'rain tax' Republicans are destroying the party's brand

    Arundel's 'rain tax' Republicans are destroying the party's brand
    Few enactments emanating from Maryland's General Assembly have gained as much intense and prolonged debate as the unfunded mandate placed upon Maryland's 10 largest jurisdictions to carry out stormwater management projects.  Popularly known as the "rain...