| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:51 AM
If you're a liberal living in Maryland, there's been plenty of reason to smile lately. The Old Line State continues to beat a steady path toward leading a new vanguard of progressive policy and politics in the United States.
Let's start with last...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:30 AM
How dare The Sun editorial board declare that Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. failed when it came to governance! ("Time to open up," July 22). Says who? That statement would be laughable if it weren't so blatantly false. Of course, if The Sun's definition of...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:44 PM
The state's three top elected officials had harsh words Wednesday for the company that manages concessions at BWI Marshall Airport for not doing more to help hourly employees who staff the restaurants and shops.
An angry Gov. Martin O'Malley said at the...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Robert Ehrlich Jr.'s comments on America's traditional values and the GOP making a comeback are just wishful thinking on his part ("Democrats stray far from America's traditional values," July 21).
Unless the GOP changes its viewpoint on a number of...
| Jul 21, 2013
| 5:00 AM
My new book concerns the countercultural views of today's progressive Democrats. This is not your father's liberalism, and it is certainly far removed from the local Democratic Party I was exposed to as a young kid growing up in Arbutus. That Democratic...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 5:00 PM
Last week we looked at the Democrats' increasingly progressive platform and constituencies, particularly their attendant enthusiasm for large government and ever-higher spending.
But what about the other party? Is the GOP ready (and able) to win the...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:00 AM
A gaping chasm has evolved in our country between those on the left and those on the right. Perhaps in an attempt to provide grounds for conciliation, The Sun has decided to run columns by former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. I don't know what it will take...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 2:08 PM
A federal court on Monday rejected political consultant Julius Henson's appeal of a $1 million civil judgment against him for an illegal Election Day robocall.
The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a decision that Henson, his company,...
| Jun 23, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Are you easily annoyed these days? Me too.
So, herewith, a brief sampling of the most annoying and shamelessly under-analyzed and under-reported incidents of recent weeks.
•Democratic silence as President Barack Obama follows and expands upon...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 6:20 PM
The director of the Maryland Republican Party resigned without notice. One of its state delegates was arrested for the second time on a serious alcohol-related charge. And a virtual civil war broke out over who should replace a leading senator who's...
| Aug 24, 2013
Once again, The Sun has proven that Maryland is a one-party state. Yes, there are columns in the newspaper by former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., but columnist Thomas F. Schaller and frequent contributor Jules Witcover more than make up for any...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:00 AM
There are so many things to say with regard to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development's proposed rule entitled "Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing."
And since this proposal lands on the hot buttons of race and class, I'm going to ask...