| Aug 7, 2013
| 3:01 PM
Timing is everything — in love, comedy, trapeze acts, pastry and politics. Of course, to be successful in any of those ventures, you need keen senses, a super awareness of things, even prescience. But no matter how big your brain, your timing is...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 2:10 PM
State Sen. Barry Glassman (R-Harford) recently announced that local businessman and community leader Howard K. McComas IV will chair the Glassman for Harford County Executive committee.
McComas is president of McComas Funeral Home, which has been...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Observations and comment from Washington, D.C. and beyond:
•Observation: The No. 1 question I'm asked at public events is why Congress is so dysfunctional.
One need look no further than the latest [Charlie] Cook Political Report to understand...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 9:45 AM
As an independent who voted for Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. in his first run for governor but not in his second, I don't even look at the Republicans on the ballot if they don't exhibit some kind of moderation ("Time for Maryland Republicans to open up," July...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Three years ago, Republicans running for statewide office got trounced, with their top candidate, former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., winning less than 42 percent in his rematch with Gov. Martin O'Malley. Nobody else got more than 39 percent, and the GOP...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 9:45 AM
Robert L. Ehrlich Jr., when he addresses the "challenges" facing the Republican party, dodges with the fancy footwork of an adept politician around the painful truth ("Republican resurgence faces many challenges," July 28). Whatever the impact of the...
| 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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:00 AM
In his recent column ("A silence from liberals that speaks volumes," June 23), Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. condemns Pfc. Bradley Manning as "traitorous." His evidence? That Seal Team Six found Osama bin Laden in possession of materials Private Manning had...
| 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,...
| 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 2, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Maryland appears to be getting through the first week of July with no signs of Armageddon. Motorists are commuting in numbers typical for this time of year. A lot of their kids are staying home from school, but this is likely due to something called...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Reader Paul Streckfus is wrong to fault former Gov. Robert L. Ehrlich Jr. for criticizing the Internal Revenue Service after it targeted conservative groups for special scrutiny ("Ehrlich wrong about IRS," June 23). This is a matter of our government...