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  • Maryland 'Democratic dominance' in numbers, not in spine

    Maryland 'Democratic dominance' in numbers, not in spine
    Last I checked, Maryland was a blue state. Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1. There has been only one Republican governor since the 1960s, and he only managed one term. There's only one Republican in our congressional delegation. The state has not...
  • A force of nature [Commentary]

    A force of nature [Commentary]
    Former Democratic National Chairman Robert S. Strauss, who passed away Wednesday at a robustly lived 95, was a happy political warrior whose talent and energies took him far afield from his chosen playground, even to Moscow where he served as the first...
  • Executive orders do not a tyrant make [Letter]

    Executive orders do not a tyrant make [Letter]
    The letter from Susan Wolf Dudley demonstrates she has at best only a dim understanding of the U.S. Constitution ("Barack Obama, tyrant-in-chief," Jan. 31). Presidential directives are designed to function when the Congress fails to act in the best...
  • Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]

    Grant Obama trade promotion authority [Commentary]
    Earlier this month, the powerful Senate Finance Committee met to consider crucial legislation that would grant the president Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which would make it easier for him to negotiate deals with other countries. Maryland's own Sen....
  • Eat all you want for breakfast in Port Deposit Feb. 8

    Tonight (Friday) is the night for a quarter auction. Help the Community (FISH) by bringing a non-perishable food item for a chance on a special drawing. Needed items are Chunky soups, pancake mix, pancake syrup, baked beans, mac and cheese dinners,...
  • A wary welcome to Amazon

    A wary welcome to Amazon
    It's not every day that a major corporation announces that it will bring 1,000 jobs to Baltimore City, so we have reason to cheer Amazon.com's decision to open a 1 million square foot distribution center here. Baltimore's official unemployment rate stands...
  • On dumping vice presidents

    On dumping vice presidents
    A new post-mortem account of the 2012 presidential campaign holds that President Obama's strategists toyed with, but rejected, the notion of dropping Vice President Joe Biden from the Democratic ticket and replacing him with then Secretary of State...
  • Baltimore and the fear factor [Letter]

    I heartily agree with Eileen Pollock when she says that she can't overstate how pleasant Baltimoreans are ("Baltimore is no New York," Jan.14). I moved to Baltimore from out of state seven years ago and have been struck by the friendliness and helpfulness...
  • Theft case leaves additional documents at Maryland Historical Society

    Theft case leaves additional documents at Maryland Historical Society
    The Maryland Historical Society can thank document thief Barry H. Landau for some recent additions to its collection. Landau's capture at the Baltimore institution sparked a multistate investigation that ended in his conviction for stealing 10,000...
  • Kind of looking forward to another election year [Column]

    Kind of looking forward to another election year [Column]
    Way back when I was a kid, I enjoyed visiting my mother's family home for a variety of reasons. My grandfather kept a massive drawer in a bureau in the formal dining room filled with ink pads, stamps, old buttons, spools of thread and plenty of other...
  • Baltimore man sentenced to 11 years in prison for prostitution, sex trafficking of minor

    Baltimore man sentenced to 11 years in prison for prostitution, sex trafficking of minor
    A Baltimore man charged with running a prostitution business and sex trafficking a minor was sentenced by a U.S. District Court judge Monday to more than 11 years in prison, followed by five years of supervised release. Franklin Roosevelt "Frank" Coit,...
  • Gratitudinal [Editorial]

    It's that time of year when we give thanks for the former colleague who had the bright idea to forgo the heartfelt, mostly predictable appreciation of family and fortunes on this uniquely American holiday and instead reflect on the writing of the...