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  • Common sense on Common Core [Editorial]

    As has long been his practice, Del. Pat McDonough, who represents Western Harford in the Maryland House of Delegates, recently made some rather prescient observations about education policy in Maryland and across the U.S. and then took the opportunity...
  • Fixing the filibuster [Editorial]

    Fixing the filibuster  [Editorial]
    While there may be some bruised feelings and anger left behind in the aftermath, the so-called "nuclear option" unleashed Thursday by Senate Major Leader Harry Reid and the Democrats hardly seems worthy of its destructive billing. It means only that...
  • Some agencies do better than others at keeping the language simple

    Some agencies do better than others at keeping the language simple
    Every so often Greg Rosenthal comes across a word like "diapause." And that's when things get interesting. A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Rosenthal is frequently responsible for translating the wonky, academic language used...
  • Kibitzers seek to mess with the presidential debates [Commentary]

    Kibitzers seek to mess with the presidential debates [Commentary]
    One of the best features of our quadrennial presidential campaigns is the series of debates between the major party nominees, plus another between their running mates. Voters tune in by the millions and get a better look at them than they might at any...
  • Rep. Elijah Cummings to attend memorial for Nelson Mandela in South Africa

    Rep. Elijah Cummings to attend memorial for Nelson Mandela in South Africa
    Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings will be among 26 congressmen traveling to South Africa to attend memorial services for revered leader Nelson Mandela Tuesday in FNB Stadium, known as Soccer City in Soweto. It was at that stadium in July 2010 that...
  • Obama is worst statesman ever [Letter]

    Obama is worst statesman ever [Letter]
    If there has been an administration in the history of this country with a more muddled, incompetent, directionless foreign policy than that of the current administration, I am not aware of it. President Barack Obama makes Jimmy Carter look like Winston...
  • Five questions for Gary Skulnik

    Five questions for Gary Skulnik
    Gary Skulnik's environmental work history includes stints at Greenpeace and the Sierra Club. These days he's selling electricity — the renewable kind. He co-founded Clean Currents, which buys wind and solar power from producers and resells it to...
  • Balto. Co.'s accomplishment [Editorial]

    Balto. Co.'s accomplishment  [Editorial]
    Last week, top officials in Baltimore County stood together to proudly announce that the homicide rate there was at its lowest level since Jimmy Carter was president. This week, top officials in the Baltimore City Police Department had to answer questions...
  • Mika Brzezinski thrilled daughter is heading to Hopkins

    Sounds like we'll be seeing Mika Brzezinski, the co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," in Baltimore in the coming years. At least around parents' weekend. Brzezinski was all smiles this week when co-host Joe Scarborough asked her about her weekend. Why...
  • Mika Brzezinski, 'Morning Joe' co-host, a 'happy mom' after daughter accepted to Hopkins

    Mika Brzezinski, 'Morning Joe' co-host, a 'happy mom' after daughter accepted to Hopkins
    Sounds like we'll be seeing Mika Brzezinski, the co-host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," in Baltimore in the coming years.  At least around parents' weekend at Hopkins. Brzezinski was all smiles this week when co-host Joe Scarborough asked her about her...
  • Lary Lewman, actor

    Lary Lewman, actor
    Lary Lewman, an actor who delighted baby boomers as television's Pete the Pirate and later became the recorded voice of national Democratic presidential campaign advertisements, died of complications for Parkinson's disease Thursday at his Clarksville...
  • Top item on Obama's agenda: damage control

    Top item on Obama's agenda: damage control
    As it must come to all American presidents, it seems, Barack Obama's policy agenda is being crowded out of the headlines by the imperative of damage control against administration scandal. The allegations of incompetence or worse in the IRS' targeting...