| May 21, 2014
| 2:39 PM
The centrist shift of the Republican Party, first observed last fall with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's landslide re-election, continued this week with GOP establishment candidates defeating tea party challengers in primary races. The most visible...
| May 22, 2014
| 4:30 AM
The Baltimore Sun's op-ed page is valuable real estate. One would hope it would provide a home for people with interesting, creative, perhaps unorthodox perspectives on current events. This is what I have not seen from Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. whose views...
| May 24, 2014
| 10:00 AM
If folks were waiting for Julius Henson's campaign for state Senate to go negative, they didn't have to wait long.
Within days of a city judge's clearing the way for Henson to run in East Baltimore's 45th District, the longtime political consultant...
| May 23, 2014
| 2:58 PM
For the first time in two decades, Baltimore County doesn't have a favorite son or daughter in the governor's race. All the more reason why candidates seeking Maryland's top office are fighting for the votes of county residents.
"Baltimore County is...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:34 PM
Democrat Anthony G. Brown is raising money for his campaign for governor at a torrid pace, raking in more than $1.2 million in the six weeks after the General Assembly session ended in April, according to his campaign.
The lieutenant governor's campaign...
| May 29, 2014
| 11:15 AM
This is rich, Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. complaining about college tuition ("College: where kids become leftists," May 25).
I had two sons attending St. Mary's College of Maryland while Mr. Ehrlich was governor. He raised tuition more than any governor in...
| May 3, 2014
Go ahead and try pinning down Montgomery County Executive Isiah "Ike" Leggett about whom he'll endorse in the Democratic primary for governor. Leggett may smile politely, but he will be wincing on the inside.
You might as well ask him which of his...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:23 PM
Leon Leroy Lineburg, longtime owner of Leon's Triple L Restaurant in Arbutus and the first president of the Arbutus Business and Professional Association (ABPA), died April 26 of natural causes at his home in Arbutus. He was 82.
Lineburg, known by...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 2:51 PM
When a Belgian firm tried to sell a Baltimore manufacturer to a company that planned to take jobs elsewhere, the local employees saved their livelihoods by buying their employer.
Ten years later, another foreign company has stepped up to buy the company...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 6:27 PM
Republican gubernatorial candidate Larry Hogan said Tuesday night that he would focus on controlling Maryland's spending before moving to roll back what he called the "40 consecutive tax increases" adopted under Gov. Martin O'Malley.
Appearing at a...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 4:45 AM
Even though next week's first gubernatorial TV debate is being co-hosted by two taxpayer-funded state universities, Baltimore viewers are not scheduled to be able to see it.
The event featuring Democratic candidates Lt. Gov. Anthony G. Brown, Attorney...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 11:17 AM
In backingDel. Steve Schuh this month over incumbent Laura Neuman in the GOP primary for Anne Arundel County Executive, former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. cited Mr. Schuh's attendance at national Republican conventions, his membership in a local Republican...