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  • 'Scandal' Season 3 finale recap, 'The Price of Free and Fair Elections'

    'Scandal' Season 3 finale recap, 'The Price of Free and Fair Elections'
    I must admit, with a very heavy heart, that the Season 3 finale of "Scandal" disappointed me. Too many storylines to wrap up so quickly. Plus, Fitz and Quinn are both still alive and being the worst, and that’s never OK. We start off at the...
  • The Keystone delay [Editorial]

    The Keystone delay  [Editorial]
    Last week's announcement by the U.S. State Department that a decision over the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline will be delayed pending a legal challenge in Nebraska was a prudent step that was also politically convenient for President Barack Obama...
  • William Voss Elder III, White House curator

    William Voss Elder III, White House curator
    William Voss Elder III, a retired Baltimore Museum of Art curator who helped first lady Jacqueline Kennedy during the 1960s bring antique furnishing to the White House, died of heart failure Thursday at Northwest Hospital. The Upperco resident was 82....
  • Keystone delay is all politics [Letter]

    Keystone delay is all politics [Letter]
    Here is what President Barack Obama said on Good Friday when he announced that he was again, after four years, delaying a decision on the Keystone XL Pipeline until after the election: "Allowing the Keystone pipeline to be built requires a finding...
  • Victims of child abuse remembered in Harford

    Victims of child abuse remembered in Harford
    The pinwheels planted in the flower beds in front of the Harford County Courthouse became a blur Wednesday evening, as strong winds pushed their blades around and around. The pinwheels had been planted there, as they have in locations across the...
  • Sanity in sentencing [Editorial]

    Sanity in sentencing  [Editorial]
    There are about 7,000 people serving federal prison sentences for crimes related to crack cocaine who would not still be there if they had, instead, possessed or sold powder cocaine. That's the non-sensical and costly result of Congress' panic over the...
  • 'Scandal' recap, 'Icarus'

    'Scandal' recap, 'Icarus'
    People on the Internet may try to tell you that the most exciting thing about last night’s episode of “Scandal” was the first appearance of Olivia’s mom, Maya Lewis (played by “Treme’s” Khandi Alexander), but they...
  • Andy Harris on 'Crossfire' -- Why I hate this show

    Andy Harris on 'Crossfire' -- Why I hate this show
    I will leave it to the political reporters and analysts at The Sun to judge how Maryland Congressman Andy Harris did on CNN's "Crossfire" Monday night. For my money, he did just fine in his debate on Obamacare, showing what an act-like-you-know...
  • In Christie's denial, shades of Tricky Dick [Commentary]

    In Christie's denial, shades of Tricky Dick [Commentary]
    Not since Richard Nixon assured an audience of newspaper editors in 1973 that "I am not a crook" has a major political figure so conspicuously defended his character as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has done in declaring, "I am not a bully." The...
  • Obama to visit Adelphi on Tuesday

    Obama to visit Adelphi on Tuesday
    President Barack Obama will visit a Prince George's County middle school on Tuesday for an education event, the White House said Friday. The president, who focused on several education initiatives in the State of the Union address on Tuesday, will visit...
  • Leave Ginsburg alone [Editorial]

    Leave Ginsburg alone  [Editorial]
    Last Saturday, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrated her 81st birthday, and shortly thereafter she got her customary "gift" — a public call for her to retire from the bench. She couldn't have been too surprised by the unsolicited...
  • A more realistic president? [Commentary]

    A more realistic president? [Commentary]
    As President Obama embarks on his sixth year in the Oval Office, he does so with a greater reality of the political equation he faces, as clearly demonstrated the other night in his State of the Union address. The freshman chief executive five years ago...