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  • Md.'s public financing resurrection [Editorial]

    Md.'s public financing resurrection  [Editorial]
    Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan's decision to accept public campaign financing for the general election is both good and bad for democracy in Maryland. It's good in that it validates the notion that our prospective leaders can and should...
  • Defending a defense of Common Core [Letter]

    Defending a defense of Common Core [Letter]
    Thank you for an intelligent explanation of the theories behind the Common Core standards ("In defense of Common Core," June 27). You detailed the purpose behind the English and math standards with examples that should make sense to most people. Rather...
  • Hogan accepts public financing

    Hogan accepts public financing
    Republican Larry Hogan will pay for his bid for governor with public financing, the first candidate to mount a state-wide general election bid on taxpayer dollars in two decades.  Hogan's campaign will receive a $2.6 million within the next few weeks to...
  • Hogan cleared in elections complaint

    Hogan cleared in elections complaint
    Maryland election officials have determined Republican candidate for governor Larry Hogan broke no laws in converting his Change Maryland advocacy organization into a campaign operation. But in a memo released Thursday, officials pointed out that a...
  • Johns Hopkins Hospital workers to begin negotiations again

    Johns Hopkins Hospital workers to begin negotiations again
    Service workers at Johns Hopkins Hospital will begin a new round of negotiations with the medical institution Tuesday, several days after a strike was averted when Gov. Martin O'Malley asked both sides to take a one-week cooling-off period. The 1199...
  • Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director

    Thomas D. McKewen, environmental service director
    Thomas D. McKewen, a materials recovery and waste management expert who was the founding director of Maryland Environmental Service, died June 13 of congestive heart failure at his home in Ashburn, Va. The former Towson resident was 86. "I had been...
  • GOP still needs to fix its minority voter deficit [Commentary]

    GOP still needs to fix its minority voter deficit [Commentary]
    The alleged "raid" on the Republican senatorial primary in Mississippi, wherein black Democratic voters were said to have crossed over to vote for longtime incumbent Thad Cochran, has outraged his tea-party challengers. It sounds like a version of the old...
  • Excuses aside, Maryland voter turnout an embarrassment

    Excuses aside, Maryland voter turnout an embarrassment
    In Ukraine last month, some people braved the threat of violence to get to the polls to vote for a new president. According to news reports, heavily armed men in ski masks tried to scare off voters by smashing ballot boxes and blocking entry to polling...
  • Don't trust a Republican for governor [Letter]

    Don't trust a Republican for governor [Letter]
    Dan Rodricks' recent column extolling one Republican candidate for governor as moderate is nonsense ("Republicans getting down to business," June 21). He noted how this guy was not going to get into the abortion issue. Yep, the same lie that was said by...
  • By the numbers: Tuesday's primary turnout among Maryland's lowest

    By the numbers: Tuesday's primary turnout among Maryland's lowest
    Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown may have claimed victory in a landslide win over his competitors for the Democratic nomination for governor, but turnout Tuesday was one of the lowest in decades. Just 20.5 percent of voters cast ballots in the primary....
  • Election results show divide within state GOP

    Election results show divide within state GOP
    Primary races settled this week reflect the underlying divide in the Maryland's minority party, pitting Republicans who stand on conservative principle against those who are willing to be more pragmatic as the underdogs in a blue state. In some cases...
  • For the Maryland 80 percent, still time to get off the bench

    For the Maryland 80 percent, still time to get off the bench
    Among the 80 percent of registered Republicans and Democrats who stayed away from Maryland's primary was Sally Staehle of Baltimore. She wrote me a letter to explain why she took a pass on voting this time around. "I turned off to local politics when I...