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  • Ledecky, Pelton, Kalisz nominated for Golden Goggle Awards

    Swimming Ledecky, Pelton, Kalisz nominated for Golden Goggle Awards Olympic gold medalist and world champion Katie Ledecky of Bethesda received nominations for four USA Swimming Golden Goggle Awards, including Female Athlete of the Year. The awards...
  • GOP gerrymandering distorts the partisan balance in Congress

    GOP gerrymandering distorts the partisan balance in Congress
    Letter writer Joe Everett made a valid point about the Voting Rights Act but failed to see the bigger picture and the totally inequitable situation that needs to be addressed ("Where was the outcry when Md. voters were harmed?" June 27). In the last...
  • Voting Rights Act is still vital

    Voting Rights Act is still vital
    There is no denying that this nation has come a mighty long way since Bloody Sunday in Selma, Ala., in 1965, when marchers on the Edmund Pettus Bridge, seeking the right to vote, were attacked by police and one of them, John Lewis, almost lost his life....
  • High taxes and fees won't end until voters act

    High taxes and fees won't end until voters act
    Sen. Nancy Jacobs' commentary was right on the mark ("Marylanders' wallets run on empty," July 2). Gov. Martin O'Malley and the many state senators and delegates in the Maryland General Assembly who voted for higher gasoline taxes, tolls and fees have...
  • Where was outcry when Md. voters were harmed?

    Where was outcry when Md. voters were harmed?
    As soon as the Supreme Court struck down a key component of the Voting Rights Act ("Part of voting act tossed," June 26), the predictable outcry began from black and Hispanic groups, and the political left in general. A major concern for them is that...
  • Voting rights decision was motivated by politics, not the law

    Voting rights decision was motivated by politics, not the law
    The U.S. Supreme Court got it wrong in the voting rights case ("Part of voting act tossed," June 26). Instead of relying on the 74 most recent incidents reviewed by the Justice Department, the conservative majority of Republican-appointed justices...
  • What it will take to get the GOP on board with immigration reform

    What it will take to get the GOP on board with immigration reform
    Attempting to narrow America's immigration debate down to an easily understood set of issues is no easy task. But that's why The Sun pays me the big bucks. So, with no further caveats, I offer comprehensive immigration reform in 800 words, more or less....
  • Four players to represent the Orioles on American League All-Star team

    Four players to represent the Orioles on American League All-Star team
    NEW YORK – For the first time in 16 years, the Orioles will have three elected starters in baseball's annual All-Star Game — the most of any team in the majors — and will have a total of four players on the American League team for the...
  • A tribute to Maryland-Delaware revolutionary Caesar Rodney [Letter]

    Editor: At this time of year, I am reminded of an American hero, Caesar Rodney, and his midnight ride for independence. Although Caesar Rodney is unfortunately forgotten by many teachers and textbook writers today, his midnight ride to Philadelphia...
  • High court says Anne Arundel councilman was ousted in error

    High court says Anne Arundel councilman was ousted in error
    The Maryland Court of Appeals said Monday that the Anne Arundel County Council improperly removed a councilman from office while he served time in federal prison on tax charges in 2012. The ruling potentially opens the door for Daryl Jones to return to...
  • Blue Jays' Bautista surges past Markakis in All-Star voting (Davis, Jones, Hardy looking good)

    Blue Jays' Bautista surges past Markakis in All-Star voting (Davis, Jones, Hardy looking good)
    The Orioles’ hope of having four elected starters for the annual All-Star Game took a hit Monday when Major League Baseball announced that Toronto’s Jose Bautista has surged ahead of Nick Markakis for the last outfield spot. The top three...
  • Nick Markakis in line to start All-Star Game in latest voting update

    Nick Markakis in line to start All-Star Game in latest voting update
    Orioles right fielder Nick Markakis moved into third-place among American League outfielders in the All-Star Game fan voting as of Saturday’s update, putting the team in position to have four starters in the July 16 exhibition. The top three...