| Nov 6, 2013
| 11:54 AM
While is it generally unwise to read too much into local elections from a handful of states, Tuesday's results produced a message writ too large to ignore. If Republicans want to win over swing voters, they'll need to produce candidates more like New...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 4:47 PM
Gov. Martin O'Malley issued a call Thursday for a higher minimum wage in Maryland, urging supporters to join him in a "long and difficult effort" to win approval for an increase from the current hourly rate of $7.25.
In a letter sent out by his federal...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Funny, I don't recall Gov. Martin O'Malley taking the "Hypocritical Oath." Yet our absentee governor has taken another road trip, this time to New Jersey, not so much to support the Democratic gubernatorial nominee there, state Sen. Barbara Bouno, but...
| Oct 19, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley visited New Jersey's capital city Friday to campaign for a candidate for governor who is so far behind in the polls that many in the national Democratic Party have all but abandoned her.
It's unclear how much he helped state Sen....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:38 PM
Maryland has agreed to work with Virginia and New Jersey on research into unmanned aircraft, a move that could strengthen Maryland's bid to land one of the six drone test sites to be awarded this year by the Federal Aviation Administration.
| Sep 27, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley has joined two frequent ideological sparring partners to support a collaboration of public universities from their three states to conduct testing of unmanned aircraft systems.
The Maryland Democrat signed a joint letter with New...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 5:50 AM
The race for the next Howard County executive is practically upon us. Republican state Sen. Allan Kittleman announced his bid in June; County Council Democrat Courtney Watson has scheduled a "special announcement" for Sept. 21 in Columbia, where she is...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 12:35 PM
While many of his fellow Republicans continue seeking the Holy Grail of defunding Obamacare and another possible government shutdown over it, New Jersey's brash Gov. Chris Christie has made them an offer they would be wise not to refuse.
| Aug 21, 2013
| 7:52 AM
Sometimes you would like to send your kids to a deserted island and leave them there — away from phones, TV, video games and Internet — until until they turn 21.
That’s the way I’ve been feeling with all of the recent publicity...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 8:48 AM
It is time for our state to have independent audits of all departments and agencies.
The appalling misuse of federal education funding discovered earlier this year is already well known. Baltimore City and Prince George's County schools wasted over...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 11:42 AM
Gov. Martin O'Malley will spend Thursday in New Jersey campaigning for U.S. Senate candidate and Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a fellow Democrat whom the governor endorsed back in June.
O'Malley will host two solo events in Trenton and Paterson and appear...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Last week we looked at the Democrats' increasingly progressive platform and constituencies, particularly their attendant enthusiasm for large government and ever-higher spending.
But what about the other party? Is the GOP ready (and able) to win the...