| Nov 19, 2013
| 6:10 PM
After touring the expansion of the Panama Canal, Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Tuesday they plan to increase their advocacy for a proposed CSX transfer station in Baltimore.
"You had [Panama] President [Ricardo]...
| Jan 12, 2013
As the son of a woman, the husband of a woman and the father of daughters and granddaughters, I celebrate the record number of females who are now United States senators. However, I do see some differences in the way these and other women are treated,...
| Dec 2, 2012
| 6:25 AM
President Barack Obama no longer needs Gov. Martin O'Malley as a top campaign surrogate, and the Democratic Governors Association is set to elect someone else as its chairman on Monday when the group meets in Los Angeles.
But neither development is...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Last week's column was all about why certain of us (49 percent nationally) continue to identify with the party of individualism and free markets.
This week, a related topic: what it will take to increase that 49 percent to 51 percent in 2016.
| May 8, 2012
| 12:05 PM
The Eastern Shore's embattled Democrats, routinely outvoted in one of the redder regions of a very blue state, will have something to cheer about June 3 when Democratic National Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz appears at a fundraiser for President...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 2:00 AM
On weekday mornings, I'll post the most controversial, shocking and (of course) ridiculous stories for your reading pleasure. That way, when you walk into work, you'll be the master of witty conversation.
• Migraine-gate? Did Michele...
| Oct 26, 2011
| 6:35 PM
In the state's first large-scale campaign event of the 2012 election cycle, Maryland Democrats hosted their party's national leader Wednesday for a rally intended to energize voters and drum up support for President Barack Obama's re-election.
| Dec 3, 2013
Not long ago, the Sun Sentinel published an article discussing how multiple forces — including the steady rise of the oceans — caused up to a foot of seawater to flood multiple areas of South Florida. Last year, Hurricane Sandy brushed against...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 3:42 PM
Consider it a good start. Consider it temporary.
But most of all, consider it worth the risk.
That's the takeaway from the weekend's surprise agreement aimed at curtailing Iran's nuclear program.
While some skepticism is certainly warranted —...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 8:13 AM
After 17 years of study, federal officials reportedly are clearing away the final obstacles to plans to expand Port Everglades.
If resolved, engineers can begin moving next year toward dredging the port’s waterways to 50 feet, which would...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 5:05 PM
MIAMI Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday toured the $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal a project that he says will also bring more jobs and development to U.S. ports and met with Panamanian President Ricardo Martinelli.
"Modernizing the canal,...
| Nov 13, 2013
What, I wonder, explains the gender gap in political corruption?
Women make up almost 20 percent of the current Congress, according to the Center for American Women and Politics, but they don't come anywhere near that many of Congress' scandals....