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  • Leonard Pitts: Texas GOP wages war on thinking

    Leonard Pitts: Texas GOP wages war on thinking
    Some recent headlines from the alternate universe of modern conservatism: Rush Limbaugh claims the bad guy in the new "Batman" movie was named Bane to remind voters of Mitt Romney's controversial tenure at Bain Capital. Michele Bachmann, citing zero...
  • Don't expect much excitement at the GOP convention

    Don't expect much excitement at the GOP convention
    In the long lull before the Republican National Convention in Tampa in late August, party leaders and strategists for Mitt Romney are calculating how they can put their collective best foot forward. This year, it will not be easy. The usual...
  • George Wallace shooting: The day a campaign, and chaos, came to Laurel

    George Wallace shooting: The day a campaign, and chaos, came to Laurel

    WARNING: Video contains graphic content It was a quiet city back then, a place where a stage stood in a nondescript shopping center, a platform from which a controversial presidential candidate would speak. It was a day when Laurel would become...
  • 'Money primary' pushes Obama to the left

    'Money primary' pushes Obama to the left
    For most of 2012, President Barack Obama has been running in the Democratic primary. I know that seems odd, given that he's essentially running unopposed. Though don't tell that to West Virginia Democrats, who cast nearly half of their votes for Keith...
  • What's next for Bob and Kendel Ehrlich, a cable access show from their basement?

    What's next for Bob and Kendel Ehrlich, a cable access show from their basement?
    Talk about two political careers going in opposite directions. Last Sunday, I wrote about the top Sunday morning public affairs shows like "Meet the Press"  falling in love with Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and booking him every chance they get. I...
  • President Biden? History says no

    I read with interest Jules Witcover's recent commentary, "Don't count Biden out in 2016" (Jan. 29), suggesting that Vice President Joe Biden might be a serious candidate for president in 2016. If history is a guide, the chances of a sitting Vice...
  • Christopher Van Hollen Sr., ambassador

    Christopher Van Hollen Sr., ambassador
    Christopher Van Hollen Sr., a retired Foreign Service officer and ambassador to Sri Lanka, died of Alzheimer's disease complications Jan. 30 at the Washington Home and Hospice. The former Baltimore resident was 90. Born in Baltimore and raised in...
  • 200,000-plus welcome Ravens back to Baltimore

    200,000-plus welcome Ravens back to Baltimore
    Shawn Dyson closed his barbershop and let his 10-year-old daughter skip school Tuesday, hoping they could become part of Baltimore sports history. "When you have moments like this in your life, you've got to experience them," said Dyson, who's 49. "This...
  • Could TV have a done a poorer job of covering sequester?

    Could TV have a done a poorer job of covering sequester?
    There is no excuse for the kind of coverage TV has delivered the last two weeks on the sequester. Television news has been polarizing, sensational and mostly focused on personality rather than the policy behind the $85 billion in federal spending cuts...
  • The presidential power trap

    The presidential power trap
    As Barack Obama prepares to be sworn in for the second time as president of the United States, he faces the stark reality that little of what he hopes to accomplish in a second term will likely come to pass. Mr. Obama occupies an office that many assume...
  • Reform marijuana law

    Reform marijuana law
    Last Monday, the United States celebrated the 50th anniversary of the seminal Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright. The next day saw the Maryland Senate vote to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of marijuana. There is a synchronicity...
  • The Sun remembers: Jan. 13-19

    The Sun remembers: Jan. 13-19
    Jan. 14, 2000: "There can be no doubt about the greatness of this defense," Ravens defensive end Michael McCrary says after a 16-3 victory in Oakland that sends Baltimore to the Super Bowl. The Ravens intercept four Raiders passes and hold the NFL's top-...