| Sep 17, 2012
| 8:37 PM
The Maryland Democratic Party has endorsed the write-in candidacy of Eastern Shore physician John LaFerla to challenge freshman Republican Rep. Andy Harris in the 1st Congressional District.
“Dr. LaFerla has resounding grassroots support and the...
| Aug 4, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Obama re-election team must be in panic mode. The president is stuck in a virtual tie with Mitt Romney in some polls and behind him in others, so in desperation it has reached out to the Big Dog, Bill Clinton, for help.
Mr. Clinton will speak next...
| Sep 25, 2012
| 11:21 AM
The outcome of November's presidential election will affect the entire world. Yet until the attack on our consulate in Libya, issues of foreign policy and globalization were nearly absent from the political discourse.
There was talk at both parties'...
| Sep 27, 2012
The Oval Office isn't the place to learn on the job. That was the line from both Hillary Clinton and John McCain in 2008. In fairness, that's always the argument the more experienced candidate uses against the less experienced candidate (just ask Mitt...
| Jul 13, 2012
| 3:36 PM
See Jane reach. See Jane reach for power and be denied.
It might not yet be a full-blown theme, but that story line has made for one of TV’s more culturally intriguing narratives of this presidential election year.
“Game Change” and...
| Aug 5, 2012
There's a right way and a wrong way to have a debate about taxes in this country. This week, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid demonstrated how not to accomplish that task with his claim that Mitt Romney didn't pay any federal income taxes over a 10-...
| Aug 8, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Sun letter writers shouldn't worry that the U.S. is moving closer to war with Iran, since neither President Barack Obama nor Mitt Romney back up their words with action ("Obama should resist the drumbeat for war with Iran," Aug. 6). Secretary of Defense...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Mitt Romney's campaign got its shot at introducing Paul Ryan to America Saturday morning in front of the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va. But the more important introduction in terms of mainstream America came Sunday night courtesy of '60 Minutes,' which...
| Jul 22, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Some recent headlines from the alternate universe of modern conservatism:
Rush Limbaugh claims the bad guy in the new "Batman" movie was named Bane to remind voters of Mitt Romney's controversial tenure at Bain Capital.
Michele Bachmann, citing zero...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In 1995, Barack Obama released "Dreams From My Father," a compelling memoir full of stories about his life that -- though often not exactly true -- persuaded many people that this young man had a great political future ahead of him.
Nearly a decade...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 4:34 AM
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Big Ten move a defining one for Maryland president Loh: The University of Maryland's decision...
| Nov 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Republican Party has been doing a lot of hand-wringing and finger-pointing since the presidential election. Half the conservative columnists and bloggers say the GOP lost because it overemphasized social issues such as abortion and gay marriage. The...