| Dec 14, 2011
| 5:01 PM
A resurgent Newt Gingrich and a series of new primary election rules in place for the first time in 2012 are giving local Republicans hope that traditionally blue Maryland may play a role in choosing the GOP presidential nominee.
Maryland's April 3...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:54 AM
It's a cold, gray Friday afternoon in a dark and drafty concrete warehouse at an industrial park in Columbia. Not exactly the setting in which anyone would expect to find glamour, wit or the next big thing in pop culture.
But through a series of doors...
| Dec 18, 2011
"Mr. Obama and his senior national security advisers have sought to reassure allies and answer critics, including many Republicans, that the United States will not abandon its commitments in the Persian Gulf even as it winds down the war in Iraq and looks...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 4:04 PM
In closing arguments Thursday, Army prosecutors presented a damning portrait of Pfc. Bradley Manning as a soldier who used his top-secret security clearance to scour classified computer networks for documents and burn the data onto discs with the...
| Dec 26, 2011
| 12:54 PM
Maryland's Republican party Monday said that a slew of Democratic elected officials, including President Barack Obama, Gov. Martin O'Malley and U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, return thousands of dollars in campaign funds donated by Richard Stewart, a...
| Mar 20, 2012
| 5:15 AM
William S. Reese's excellent op-ed ("A welcome focus on global youth," March 9) about the Global Youth Jobs Alliance speaks to the powerful role young people can play when public policy leaders reserve a place for them at the policymaking table. This...
| Mar 4, 2012
Some things I've been wondering about:
Do nervous Mitt Romney supporters remember then-Sen. Hillary Clinton thumping then-Sen. Barack Obama in three major primary states just prior to Obama declaring victory in the 2008 Democratic primaries?
| Mar 25, 2012
| 7:06 PM
Banker John Delaney knew that Maryland's ruling Democrats had someone else in mind to become the state's next 6th District congressman.
But the 48-year-old multimillionaire from Potomac jumped into the race anyway. And despite early missteps, Delaney's...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 3:00 AM
My political prediction for 2012: Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton versus Mitt Romney and Marco Rubio.
Joe Biden has been a good and energetic vice president, but President Obama will need to stir the passions of the Democratic base, and Mr. Biden won'...
| May 29, 2012
| 5:00 AM
The article, "Iran talks yield little progress" (May 25), describes the hypocrisy that drives U.S. foreign policy. We demand that Iran not be able to enrich uranium, even though the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty allows it, while offering Iran nothing in...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 12:01 PM
Former President Bill Clinton will headline a fundraiser this month for John Delaney, the Democratic candidate running for Congress in Maryland's competitive 6th District.
For Delaney, the visit couldn't be better timed. Clinton is riding a renewed...
| Nov 4, 2012
| 4:00 AM
My initial impression of the murderous attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was probably similar to yours. A horrific incident. A security failure. Another example of radical Islamic overreaction to the most tepid of incidents — in this case,...