| Jun 25, 2012
| 8:15 AM
If there is any doubt how blatantly partisan your newspaper is in an election year, the recent editorial regarding Fast and Furious resolved it ("Faster and more furiously," June 22).
There is strong evidence that Attorney General Eric Holder and/or...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The brouhaha over Attorney General Eric Holder and the contempt of Congress charge brought by U.S. Rep. Darrell Issa is providing new evidence that the lunatics are running the Republican asylum.
Mr. Issa, the California Republican who is chairman of the...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 2:59 PM
Elinor Isabel "Judy" Agnew, who as the wife of former Baltimore County Executive, Maryland Gov. and Vice President Spiro T. Agnew preferred quiet domesticity to that of the political limelight, died June 20 in Rancho Mirage, Calif. She was 91.
| Jan 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
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...
| Apr 20, 2012
| 2:33 PM
Richard Nixon really works up a sweat in "Frost/Nixon." When the former president agreed to do a series of television interviews with David Frost in 1977, he had reason to perspire during that English interviewer's questions about Watergate. You'll be...
| May 2, 2012
| 5:46 AM
James Collins walked into work at Laurel Automotive on Main Street one day last month, returning to the same job he had 41 years ago, though not the same job he had held since Richard Nixon was president.
For nearly 38 years, Collins had a career he...
| May 10, 2012
| 7:42 AM
As The Sun's maritime editor from 1949 to 1969, I was given a free hand to cover the shipping world as I saw fit. And in those days we believed our mission was not just to make certain that The Sun was the leader in maritime news but also to enhance and...
| May 10, 2012
| 11:00 AM
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...
| May 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
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...
| May 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Tea party advocates in Indiana are congratulating themselves on the Republican primary victory of one of their own, Richard Mourdock, over six-term Senate veteran Richard Lugar. But the rest of the country should be mourning the departure of the epitome...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:53 AM
President Obama won the third and final presidential debate Monday night, there is no doubt about that.
In a debate about foreign policy, the man who made the call to kill Osama bin Laden looked and sounded, firm, decisive and focused. He could have done...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Last Sunday, we lost former U.S. Sen. George McGovern ("Liberal icon fought Nixon, Vietnam War," Oct. 22). Although many will recall his disastrous 1972 loss to Richard Nixon and his subsequent leadership in getting us out of Vietnam, his truly lasting...