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  • LGBT community must engage in fight over voting rights

    LGBT community must engage in fight over voting rights
    There was much to celebrate when the Supreme Court struck down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) last month. The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and its allies have worked long and hard to end discrimination based on sexual orientation,...
  • Md. GOP considering open primary

    Md. GOP considering open primary
    The Maryland Republican Party is weighing whether to open its primary elections to independent voters, a plan some envision delivering statewide victories that have largely eluded the party. A contingent frustrated with consistent Republicans losses...
  • Trayvon Martin a 'symbol' of issues facing blacks in Baltimore, protesters say

    Trayvon Martin a 'symbol' of issues facing blacks in Baltimore, protesters say
    Hundreds of protesters marched through downtown Baltimore on Monday evening to express outrage over the Trayvon Martin case but also to use the teen as a symbol of systemic issues facing the black community in the city and around the country. Several...
  • Let them eat crabs

    While the usual suspects of Maryland politics, the candidates, the fundraisers, the loyalists, the lobbyists and groupies are dining on crabs and beer Wednesday at the annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake in Crisfield, a couple dozen volunteers will...
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' recap, 'Hollywood Night'

    'Dancing with the Stars' recap, 'Hollywood Night'
    It's "Hollywood Night" which of course means an opening number to a Bjork song. Bill Nye has a "badly torn tendon" in his leg. I bet that's him out. Leah Remini & Tony Dovolani Rumba "Skyfall," from the James Bond film of the same name, originally...
  • Fan belief in Orioles deepens as club reaches another midseason in contention

    Fan belief in Orioles deepens as club reaches another midseason in contention
    Maureen Hall cradled the bulbous, papier-mache mask with its black feathers and orange beak. The temperature had pushed past 90 degrees, but the 6th-grade teacher from Parkville didn't hesitate to pull it over her head as onlookers snapped photos of her...
  • Maryland governor's race off to an early start

    Maryland governor's race off to an early start
    Maryland voters might not be ready, but six candidates with their eye on the governor's mansion are poised to start running in earnest — touring the state, signing up volunteers and raising millions of dollars for a spirited race. Candidates...
  • Maryland Assembly's green grades slip

    Maryland Assembly's green grades slip
    Legislators in Annapolis were less reliably green this year, as many saw their scores slip in the annual report card issued Monday by the Maryland League of Conservation Voters. While lawmakers earned praise for approving bills promoting offshore wind...
  • Orioles' All-Star presence proves they 'have really turned the corner'

    Orioles' All-Star presence proves they 'have really turned the corner'
    Eighteen times, he suited up for baseball's All-Star Game. No American Leaguer has played in more. The two trophies Cal Ripken Jr. won as the game's Most Valuable Player gleam, plain to see, in the former Oriole's Reisterstown home. Ripken played in the...
  • Rand Paul gets schooled at Howard

    Rand Paul gets schooled at Howard
    Rand Paul did just fine at Howard University, thank you very much. Or at least, that's how he remembers it. Mr. Paul, GOP senator from Kentucky, told the Christian Science Monitor on Wednesday that his recent visit to Howard didn't go so bad at all....
  • The Maryland solution to D.C. voting

    The Maryland solution to D.C. voting
    This month, Kimberly Perry, the new head of D.C. Vote, acknowledged the fatigue of past efforts to gain federal voting rights for the residents of Washington, D.C., and told The Washington Post, "there's always been the discussion of retrocession [to...
  • Frederick woman pleads guilty to voter fraud

    Frederick woman pleads guilty to voter fraud
    A Frederick County woman pleaded guilty to voter fraud after she was charged with signing her dead mother's name on an absentee ballot in the 2012 presidential election, the state prosecutor's office announced Thursday. Elsie Virginia Schildt, 46, was...