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  • Paul lays out plan to revamp Republican party at Maryland fundraising event

    Paul lays out plan to revamp Republican party at Maryland fundraising event
    U.S. Sen. Rand Paul said the Republican party's base isn't big enough, especially in Maryland. But, he told a group of the state's GOP candidates and donors Wednesday night, becoming "the Democrat Lite" party isn't the answer. "If we want to win...
  • Putin takes advantage of U.S. weakness [Letter]

    Putin takes advantage of U.S. weakness [Letter]
    Russian President Vladimir Putin might be on the wrong side of history in the long run, but certainly he has been victorious in the short run which may be of substantial duration ("Obama, Putin and the "wrong side of history," March 21). President Putin...
  • Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives

    Protests mark Supreme Court hearing on contraceptives
    A springtime snowfall dampening their signs, if not their spirits, several hundred activists divided into opposing groups Tuesday on the plaza in front of the Supreme Court to make their own opening arguments over the Affordable Care Act. The point of...
  • Who will watch the watchers? [Editorial]

    Who will watch the watchers?  [Editorial]
    Having conducted a months-long review of the issue, President Obama reportedly will soon announce a proposal to end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of data about Americans' phone calls and require the agency to get a court order before...
  • Ruppersberger bill would end NSA bulk telephone data collection

    Ruppersberger bill would end NSA bulk telephone data collection
    Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, plans to introduce bipartisan legislation Tuesday that would end the National Security Agency's bulk collection of U.S. telephone and email data — the...
  • U.S. underestimates Putin [Letter]

    U.S. underestimates Putin [Letter]
    Western governments and specifically the Obama administration have been laughably naive about Russian President Vladimir Putin's reactions and intentions in Crimea and the Ukraine ("Obama must take stronger measures to confront Putin," March 20). Mr....
  • Murthy's not the right man [Letter]

    Murthy's not the right man [Letter]
    In response to your editorial comment that no one can claim Dr. Vivek Hallegere Murthy, President Barack Obama's nominee for U.S. surgeon general, isn't qualified for the job, let me say it right here: He is not qualified ("Another NRA victim," March 19)....
  • Obama has worsened America's political divide [Letter]

    Obama has worsened America's political divide [Letter]
    Regarding columnist Thomas Schaller's recent commentary, I was delighted to see a dedicated, self described liberal like him concede there was some merit in the idea of increasing states' rights as an antidote to the growing national political divide...
  • Long-term unemployed watch coming debate over benefits closely

    Long-term unemployed watch coming debate over benefits closely
    The first thing Eric Miles lost was his Jeep. Then it was the apartment that he and his 12-year-old son called home. Since the federal government cut off jobless benefits for the long-term unemployed late last year, the 54-year-old East Baltimore man has...
  • Two political parties, one big failure [Letter]

    Two political parties, one big failure [Letter]
    The commentary regarding challenges facing the U.S. in the global economy ("Corvette economics," March 2) contained the most succinct and clear descriptions of our two chaotic political parties in the last 30 years that I have ever read. It is a shame...
  • Another NRA victim [Editorial]

    Another NRA victim  [Editorial]
    Learning more about the causes of injury and death and recommending policies that might lengthen people's lives has long been the mission of the public health community. Under those circumstances, it's hardly surprising that those in the field are...
  • Former Navy football player acquitted in sex assault case

    Former Navy football player acquitted in sex assault case
    A former Navy football player was found not guilty Thursday of sexually assaulting a fellow midshipman at an off-campus party in Annapolis two years ago in a case that has drawn national scrutiny to the elite training ground for future officers of the...