| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:11 PM
It was almost anti-climactic at the polls in Westminster on Tuesday afternoon.
After a year of robo-calls, tons of campaign literature, debates and nonstop news coverage, election day came to Carroll County — and the turnout was heavy and steady....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 12:34 PM
The realities of the 2012 presidential campaign season: 23 million unemployed or underemployed Americans, soaring gas prices, mounting debt, a controversial national health care law about to take effect, unrest overseas, and a fiscal cliff looming....
| Nov 7, 2012
| 10:09 AM
It would be tempting to call the 2012 election the year of the woman — if only for the record number headed for the U.S. Senate and their instrumental role in re-electing President Barack Obama — but it was also the year of the Latino, the...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:57 AM
The platforms that the two political parties publish every four years are a lot like the warranties that come with washers or refrigerators: Nobody ever reads them, but if you do, you find that nothing in them actually applies.
This year, though, the...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 10:40 AM
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge endorsed Daniel Bongino in his uphill campaign for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, becoming the latest in a string of high-profile Republicans who have backed the former Secret Service agent's first run for office.
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012
Thomas' story: Thomas Roberts, 40, grew up in Towson and is a news anchor for MSNBC. His mother, Michelle Roberts, is retired and worked in the finance department for Sheppard Pratt Health System. His father, Albert "Rob"...
| Aug 29, 2012
Whether they're running for president or seeking a seat on the Howard County Board of Education, every candidate has their own office space at the Howard County Republican campaign headquarters in Ellicott City.
The office, located off Route 40 in the...
| Aug 31, 2012
In his speech at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Sen. John McCain scolded President Obama for wanting to pull out of Afghanistan, for not going to war with Iran and Syria, and for not projecting American military might around the world more...
| Sep 5, 2012
| 8:15 AM
It's a cloudy rainy dreary morning in Elkton and I'm looking for something to bring a smile, give a laugh or at least a chuckle so I check out The Sun's Sunday commentary section. There I find the column by Robert L. Ehrlich, Jr. who appears to be serious...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 12:43 PM
With primary battles settled, the conventions over and the general election less than two months away, Democrats and Republicans now turn to the end game: reaching out to persuade the few remaining undecided voters that their nominee is the one to solve...
| Sep 9, 2012
| 3:00 AM
In President Barack Obama's much-anticipated acceptance speech in Charlotte, he sounded at times to be relying on the reverse of the old breakup line: "It's not you, it's me." He told the American public that it is "you," and not he as president, who must...
| Jun 8, 2012
| 6:40 PM
Maryland U.S. AttorneyRod J. Rosensteinwas one of two federal prosecutors appointed by Attorney Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. on Friday to lead criminal investigations into recent leaks of U.S. classified intelligence information.
The appointment, which...