| Apr 20, 2012
Although Mitt Romneyis now on the brink of nomination as the 2012 Republican presidential standard-bearer, the question remains as to why so much doubt lingers about him. A central concern seems to be that he's just too rich to understand the problems...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 6:28 PM
Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, Members of Congress, fellow citizens:
Fifty-one years ago, John F. Kennedy declared to this Chamber that “the Constitution makes us not rivals for power but partners for progress…It is my task,” he...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:32 PM
The first State of the Union address of President Barack Obama's second term offered a list of new initiatives if not new ideas. Mr. Obama focused on improving the economic lot of the middle class, reforming the nation's immigration system, addressing...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 1:59 PM
Gilbert Thornton Renaut, a retired federal attorney who became an Annapolis activist, mayoral candidate and neighborhood problem-solver, died of a heart attack Feb. 27 at his home in the capital's Murray Hill community. He was 66.
"Gilbert had an abiding...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 5:50 PM
Sally Foster worked in the slums of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as a health educator in the early 1960s.
Mike McQuestion was stationed in the Philippines in the mid-1970s, trying to teach basic preventive medicine to mountain villagers.
| Jan 29, 2013
| 2:20 PM
Circuit Judge Dennis M. Sweeney today found Anne Arundel County Executive John Leopold guilty on two counts of misconduct for using his executive security detail for personal and political gain. Reports of his sexual escapades and urinary malfunctions...
| Jan 31, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Jules Witcover's commentary ("Don't count Biden out in 2016," Jan. 29) contrasts the vice president's potency with former vice presidents who had little influence or significance in American history. Indeed, when Lyndon Johnson was broached by John...
| Jan 19, 2013
| 7:28 PM
They've played for the queen. They've played for four presidents.
And Monday, the "Mighty Sound of Maryland" will add President Barack Obama to their list of famous fans.
Led by the sounds of booming drum lines and trombones, the University of...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 2:01 PM
Harford County once had connections to the Kennedy Camelot.
The Shrivers of Olney Farms, at Wilmer, were relatives of President Kennedy. President Kennedy also had friends at the Oakington Estate in Havre de Grace.
Each of us can live in our...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Conventional wisdom indicates that a host of mental health issues will be up for discussion during the General Assembly's 2013 legislative session. This is welcome news for the one in five Marylanders living with mental illness who are struggling to...
| Feb 17, 2013
| 2:33 PM
The southbound lanes of I-95 on the Millard E. Tydings Memorial Bridge are open after being closed for about 20 minutes because of a vehicle accident Sunday afternoon.
Maryland State Police said the accident was a hit and run, and are still looking...
| Jan 14, 2013
| 2:55 PM
Lewis R. "Lew" Bush, a photography director whose career at The Baltimore Sun spanned nearly two decades, died Friday of complications from dementia at his home in Palm Coast, Fla. He was 80.
"Lew was skilled at his trade and knew cameras and film back...