| Nov 27, 2012
| 11:52 AM
In general, presidents should appoint whomever they want to serve in their cabinets. But that doesn't mean that re-elected President Barack Obama will — or even should — appoint U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice to replace the soon-departing...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 5:40 PM
For almost two decades, Baltimore was mainly seen by the TV industry as a place to make shows about cops and crime. But now, the city is looking more like the nation's capital to some of Hollywood's top producers.
On Thursday, Gov. Martin O'Malley...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 1:22 PM
Mitt Romney's rigid position on illegal immigration and embrace of Kris Kobach, former law professor and architect of a law to rid Arizona of illegal aliens, may well cost him the fall election, even if helps him win the Republican nomination.
| Mar 22, 2012
| 5:56 AM
By 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nancy Ehrlich had made sure her home on Dolores Avenue in Arbutus was looking its best.
After all, she wasn't sure whether former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, who leads the current pack of candidates for the 2012 Republican...
| Mar 21, 2012
| 3:59 PM
Only minutes after Gov. Mitt Romney finished speaking at 5 p.m. in the Dewey Lowman American Legion Post 109, Judy and Ivan Rodriguez waited outside for a last glimpse of the Republican presidential front runner.
Judy Rodriguez, a life-long Arbutus...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:30 PM
"I want to be absolutely clear: We cannot, and we must not, balance the budget on the backs of our veterans, and as commander in chief, I won't allow it."
— President Barack Obama
"It is absolutely essential to honor the commitments we have made...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 3:30 AM
Jon Stewart was having some fun Tuesday with the seemingly tepid endorsement some leading Republicans have bestowed upon Mitt Romney.
He pointed to the one where John McCain called him the wrong name. Another from former New York Gov. George Pataki who...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:18 AM
The Pitch: "You play as the plague, trying to spread sickness to as many inhabitants of each level as possible - but in a fun way!"
Status: 5% funded, ends April 29
There’s a contingent of people who hate playing as the good...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:00 AM
With Mitt Romney now confident enough of the Republican nomination that he can turn his focus against President Barack Obama, the guessing game on selection of a running mate is already in full swing. It's a matter that warrants more serious consideration...
| 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...
| Dec 22, 2011
| 6:37 AM
Remember the Baltimore sightings of Ed Harris, Julianne Moore and Woody Harrelson last summer?
Well, here's the trailer for the HBO film they were shooting here, "Game Change," a docudrama about the 2008 presidential election that focuses on the GOP...
| Dec 25, 2011
In Iowan Meredith Willson's "The Music Man," Marian, the River City librarian, spends a lot of time looking for love, while pretending not to. In the end she does, in fact, find it, with a huckster — a man who may be slightly less than sincere. We...