| Sep 20, 2013
| 11:47 AM
Not only was the fake CNN debate between Martin O'Malley and Rick Perry a sorry example of what political discourse has come to on the low road of cable news TV these days, it was also a ratings failure.
Wednesday night's edition of CNN's "Crossfire,"...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Maryland received a new No. 1 title for Gov. Martin O'Malley to crow about Wednesday as the Center for American Progress ranked its the best of the 50 states for women.
And crow the governor did, releasing a statement saying he and Lt. Gov. Anthony G....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Even as the Senate takes up the issue of immigration reform this week, Republicans are increasingly giving indications that the effort isn't likely to go very far. First, it was Sen. Marco Rubio's dance around the issue — repeatedly speaking out...
| May 24, 2013
| 6:45 AM
Republicans and Democrats appear to agree on at least one thing: that the United States is facing a STEM (science, technology engineering and math) crisis. In his most recent State of the Union address, President Barack Obama declared that he wants to...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Thank you, President Barack Obama, for saving American capitalism. When President Obama took office in January, 2009, the U.S. economy was on the brink of disaster. Under President George W. Bush, we were losing 700,000 jobs a month. Within a year,...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:44 AM
"In my first term, we passed health care reform," President Barack Obama joked this spring. "In my second term, I guess I'll pass it again."
Thanks to the Supreme Court, President Obama can take that item off his agenda. But Chief JusticeJohn G....
| Oct 8, 2012
| 3:00 AM
You've got to love Texas.
Texas, the state that likes to remind the rest of the nation that it is bigger than England and France combined and was an independent republic before it deigned to be a state.
Texas, the state that gave us both the money to...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:15 AM
As a Baltimore native and former 25-year Texas resident who has recently returned to Maryland, please allow me to correct Susan Reimer's misrepresentation of Texas public schools ("From the land of Rick Perry, the proud paddlers," Oct. 8).
| May 4, 2012
The silence of the other shoe dropping pretty much describes the clamor that greeted the departure of Newt Gingrichfrom his overblown, self-centered fight for the 2012 Republican presidential nomination.
The man who vowed he would go all the way to the...
| May 22, 2012
| 11:43 AM
Newark Mayor Cory Booker was wrong and President Barack Obama is right: Mitt Romney's record at Bain Capital deserves closer scrutiny by voters. Whether a brief television ad accomplishes this is another matter.
Presidential campaigns are seldom pretty....
| Sep 19, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham recently argued that the 2012 presidential race should be a "gimme election." With high unemployment and underemployment, the argument goes, Americans should be flocking to the Republican ticket.
| May 26, 2012
| 5:00 AM
I agree with The Sun's recent position on the relevance of Governor Romney's experience at Bain Capital to the presidential race that's already underway ("The Bain of Romney's campaign," May 22), but the methodology is curious. Asking Mr. Romney to give...