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  • Brinkley is in for 6th District

    Brinkley is in for 6th District
    State Sen. David R. Brinkley on Wednesday became the latest candidate to formally enter the race for Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, arguing in a speech in Frederick that it is time for incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett – a fellow...
  • Candidates run for Congress despite home address

    All politics is local. All candidates for Congress are not. At least eight candidates for the U.S. House of Representatives from Maryland — including four prominent contenders — are running this year in congressional districts that do not...
  • Patronage endures, even in hard times

    State lawmakers, using a system of patronage that persists in Annapolis despite tight budgetary times, are seeking to direct hundreds of thousands of taxpayer dollars to projects at nonprofit organizations they help run. In Baltimore, Del. Hattie N....
  • Special budget session likely

    Special budget session likely
    Gov. Martin O'Malley said yesterday that he favors a special session of the General Assembly in the coming months to solve Maryland's projected $1.5 billion budget shortfall. The Democratic governor has not begun the formal process of calling a...
  • Ready, Shoemaker, Krebs to move on to District 5 November election

    Two current delegates and one newcomer won the Republican nomination for the District 5 House of Delegates, an entirely new district that encompasses the majority of Carroll County. Justin Ready, Susan Krebs and Haven Shoemaker are the three...
  • Bill Kennedy: Many choices in the upcoming election

    Early voting in the primary election is scheduled to begin this week, so I figured that I might just as well weigh in on which candidates I think should get your vote in the races for the major offices of interest. I used some simple rules for my...
  • District candidates discuss stance on environmental mandates

    Whether it be in the form of stormwater projects or farming regulations, some Carroll County politicians have consistently shown disdain for state-mandated environmental efforts meant to protect the Chesapeake Bay. Recently, the county was able to work...
  • Letter: Fact and fiction in campaigns

    Jim Lee's June 1 opinion column noted that candidates were not telling the truth in their campaign rhetoric. Here are the facts and fiction. Fact: The Carroll County House Delegation reached an agreement with the environmental community concerning the...
  • Letter: Brinkley's actions earn respect

    We are sorry that we can no longer vote for Sen. David Brinkley because of redistricting, and you should know why. We, like many others, had problems with the Maryland Health Care Exchange. Our insurance dropped our family plan and we could not get...
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  • Commentary: How the red states turned blue

    There was a time when progressive people who wanted vast social change were unhappy with the two major political parties of the day, the Democrats and the Whigs. Neither party would take a firm stand against slavery, an institution which an ever growing...
  • O'Malley's goal: 'green' buildings

    From the outside, the new brick classroom building at St. Mary's College looks much like the other Colonial-style structures on the riverfront campus of this small, historic liberal-arts school. But inside, Goodpaster Hall represents something very...