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  • Immigration: Obama catches Romney on the wrong side of the border

    Immigration: Obama catches Romney on the wrong side of the border
    Republicans seem befuddled by President Obama's decision to halt deportation of young people brought into the United States illegally by their undocumented parents. Mitt Romney is gobsmacked, Speaker of the House John Boehner is exasperated, and Florida...
  • Running against a ghost

    Running against a ghost
    Can President Barack Obama be re-elected by running against former President George W. Bush? Some Democratsseem to think that's a good part of what he's been doing, and they question the notion. While repeatedly reminding voters, in a major campaign...
  • Best and worst of this year's presidential ads

    Today's topic: the billions (yes, with a "b") that will be spent on advertising in this year's presidential and congressional campaigns, and what kind of messages that money is sending. Like jazz, blues and musical comedy, the political ad is a...
  • Letter: If voters use their heads, they will re-elect Obama

    In his July 12 letter, "In 2012, Americans should vote with their heads, not just their hearts," William W. McCollum offered sage advice: Voters should select a president by using their heads. In disagreeing with the letter writer, however, I believe that...
  • Republicans opposed Obama from Day 1

    Talk about out of touch or on another planet ("Polls put Obama, Romney in a tie," May 8)! To quote, Republican Mitt Romney, "The American people are good-hearted people with the desire for good things to happen to one another, and we hoped that this...
  • Self-interest trumps democracy

    Self-interest trumps democracy
    With so many tens of millions of dollars flowing into political campaigns anonymously this year, it's hard to believe anyone would oppose some minimum level of disclosure. After all, it was Justice Anthony Kennedy who wrote in the infamous Citizens United...
  • Can Mitch McConnell do his job now?

    Now that GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has wasted the last four years trying to unseat President Barack Obama (and getting paid for it), he and the rest of Congress should get down to fixing the mess they have made of things before America...
  • Voter ID laws aim to suppress Democratic turnout

    Voter fraud is not a problem in our country. For years, the emphasis has been on increasing voter participation so that those who get elected are truly representative of the people. Now, in an effort to defeat President Barack Obama in November, the...
  • Republicans' infrastructure hypocrisy

    Republicans' infrastructure hypocrisy
    If you want to see where rank hypocrisy sits in full flower, you have only to observe Republicans at their desks in the House and Senate. There, they have been openly ridiculing President Barack Obama's proposed $50 billion stimulus bill for desperately...
  • Ending filibuster abuse

    Ending filibuster abuse
    The announcement last week that South Carolina's Jim DeMint is leaving his Senate seat to run the Heritage Foundation caused some in Washington to wishfully think that perhaps the move might usher in a more congenial, if not cooperative, outlook in the U....
  • The GOP's cynical debt limit ploy

    The GOP's cynical debt limit ploy
    With President Barack Obama holding his ground on tax increases for the wealthy, congressional Republicans appear intent to make a tactical retreat from the fiscal cliff to an issue where they believe they have more leverage: the nation's debt ceiling....
  • Another voice joins Harford's Democrat vs. Republican election analysis

    Editor: My good friend Stuart Tamres appears to have misunderstood the recent letter from Wendy Sawyer that appeared in The Aegis. Rather than calling on everyone to blindly jump on the Democratic bandwagon, she merely stated the obvious: President Obama...