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  • Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday

    Good morning, Baltimore: Need to know for Monday
    WEATHER The National Weather Service is calling for Monday to be partly sunny in the Baltimore area, with a high near 87. There is a 60 percent chance of precipitation. Monday night is expected to start cloudy and then gradually become clear, with a...
  • If corporations are people, maybe they should start acting a little more patriotic

    If corporations are people, maybe they should start acting a little more patriotic
    Despite what the Supreme Court and Mitt Romney say, corporations aren't people. (I'll believe they are when Georgia and Texas start executing them.) The Supreme Court has ruled that corporations should be treated no differently than people who have...
  • Anne Arundel voters could shape 4th District race

    Anne Arundel voters could shape 4th District race
    Anne Arundel County could play a pivotal role in the newly aligned 4th Congressional District race, even though no candidate from there has officially entered the race. So far, the match looks to be between incumbent Rep. Donna Edwards, a Democrat...
  • Rule would allow campaign donations by text message

    Rule would allow campaign donations by text message
    You can text FOOD to give money to UNICEF or text AFRICA to support the International Rescue Committee. Soon you'll be able to contribute via text to a Maryland politician, state officials say. Regulations to allow campaign contributions by text...
  • For Republican primaries, new rules mean a long slog

    For Republican primaries, new rules mean a long slog
    Barely three weeks from now, on Jan. 3, Republicans will start the quest for their 2012 presidential nominee in Iowa's precinct caucuses. Already the winnowing process among the candidates has begun, with the "suspension" of Herman Cain's ill-fated...
  • Md. lawmakers take on political spending spree

    Md. lawmakers take on political spending spree
    Three Maryland lawmakers are leading vastly different approaches in Congress to address the growing influence of so-called super PACs and other political nonprofits that have poured money into campaigns, raising concerns about the outsized influence of...
  • The winner of South Carolina's primary: Super PACs

    The winner of South Carolina's primary: Super PACs
    It has been two years since the Supreme Court issued its decision in the case Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, and we are only now just beginning to see how its overturning of a century of campaign finance law is distorting the electoral...
  • Ehrlich paid $168,000 for Schurick lawyers

    Ehrlich paid $168,000 for Schurick lawyers
    Former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. used $168,000 of leftover campaign funds to pay for defense attorneys for Paul Schurick, his longtime aide who was convicted on charges of electoral fraud rising out of Ehrlich's failed run against Gov. Martin O'Malley in...
  • Delaney shells out $118K for 6th District race

    Democratic House candidate John Delaney, who had been exploring a run for Maryland’s 6th District since mid-November but who officially entered the race this month, will report spending $118,000 of his own money on the race so far, his campaign said...
  • A globalizing private sector, a government overwhelmed by corporate money

    A globalizing private sector, a government overwhelmed by corporate money
    President Barack Obama believes government has a vital role in creating good jobs in America. Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrichsay American business will create good jobs here if their taxes are lowered and regulations eased. The facts are on the president's...
  • House fundraising totals in Md.

    Here is a more complete picture of fundraising for House races in Maryland for the final quarter of 2011, based on reports that were due to the Federal Election Commission at midnight Tuesday. As The Sun reported Wednesday, Democrat Rob Garagiola is...
  • Garagiola raises $330K, campaign says

    Garagiola raises $330K, campaign says
    State Sen. Rob Garagiola will report raising $330,000 for his Democratic bid for Congress, a campaign official said Tuesday -- a haul that is twice as large as what Republican incumbent Rep. Roscoe G. Bartlett is expected to report bringing in over the...