| Jun 2, 2013
| 12:30 PM
June 7, 2001: At the White House, President George W. Bush greets the NFL champion Ravens, who present him with an autographed football and a personalized jersey. "It was cool, man," defensive tackle Tony Siragusa says. "[But] I was depressed that they...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 12:31 PM
The death penalty debate in Maryland is finally over. This spring's decision by the General Assembly to replace the death penalty with life without parole was cemented last week, when right-wing activists failed to muster enough signatures to force the...
| Jun 4, 2013
| 1:35 PM
On Friday, President Barack Obama met with college students at the White House to reprise a familiar appeal on behalf of the nation's young people: urging lawmakers to prevent the cost of student college loans from doubling on July 1. Interest rates on...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 12:43 PM
In a 1993 classic movie, Bill Murray plays a weatherman who is given the assignment to view the annual awaking of the ground hog Punxsutawney Phil and finds himself living the same day over and over again. Today we are experiencing much the same thing...
| Jun 6, 2013
In response to the acknowledged abuses of his own Justice Department, President Barack Obama has urged Sen. Chuck Schumer, Democrat of New York, to reintroduce legislation for a "journalist shield law." And in typical Washington fashion, the proposed...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 6:45 AM
House Speaker Michael Busch began his Career Day visit at Tyler Heights Elementary School by venturing to the front of the media center with a state flag.
He explained the meaning behind its colors and patterns, then gave the assembled fourth-graders...
| May 31, 2013
| 9:31 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will meet with the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, giving the Super Bowl champs another opportunity to celebrate their win -- this time, at the White House.
A White House visit has long been a perk of winning the...
| May 25, 2013
| 9:00 AM
The current congressional hearings concerning the Internal Revenue Service are nothing but a dog and pony show ("At hearing, IRS official mum," May 23). I heard Rep. Elijah Cummings in a TV interview try to blame former President George W. Bush for the...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:05 AM
It has been a rough week or so for the Obama administration. From Benghazi to the tapping of reporters' phones to the IRS admitting that it targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny, the press is in a frenzy, and many are questioning President...
| May 18, 2013
| 9:01 AM
The public appetite for trivial distraction has always extended to our chief executives.
I remember the minor uproar when Lyndon Johnson lifted a beagle by the ears. There was extensive commentary on Richard Nixon's taste for cottage cheese and ketchup....
| May 22, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It looks like this heavily Democratic state's main publication is going to ignore the problems of this administration just like the White House is. What is on the front page of The Sun? is there any mention of Benghazi? The IRS and their illegal actions...
| May 14, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Republicans could make an easy hit on the Obama administration by highlighting the State Department's apparent bureaucratic blundering during and after the deadly terrorist attack on the American consulate in Benghazi, Libya, last fall, but they refuse to...