| Jul 23, 2012
| 5:15 AM
Commentator David Wise's approach to rating qualifications for the vice president and president does not pass the smell test ("What's needed in a No. 2," July 16). Everyone knows that governors have more executive experience than U.S. senators, yet Mr....
| Oct 31, 2012
| 4:58 AM
Baltimore native Jason Winer signed a new deal with 20th Century as NBC announced a premiere date for his sitcom, "1600 Penn," according to the trade publication Variety.
The deal will keep the Friends School graduate writing-producing and directing at...
| Jul 24, 2012
| 7:05 AM
With the debut of her new syndicated talk show fast approaching, Katie Couric is on the road promoting it at some of the 174 stations that have signed on.
Last week, she was in Atlanta. This week, Baltimore.
With 95 percent national clearance, she has...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 6:45 AM
I am appalled by columnist Robert L. Ehrlich Jr.'s vitriolic attack on President Obama ("No, Mr. President, nobody else 'made that happen,'" July 22). The president was talking about roads and bridges, not the business owner. Believe it or not, our...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 10:30 AM
Mitt Romney said he wanted to select a vice presidential candidate who had a vision for America, and that he did. In fact, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan likely beats out his prospective boss in the vision department, having provided the most concrete and...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Mitt Romney's campaign got its shot at introducing Paul Ryan to America Saturday morning in front of the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va. But the more important introduction in terms of mainstream America came Sunday night courtesy of '60 Minutes,' which...
| Aug 15, 2012
| 3:00 AM
Mitt Romney's chosen running mate, Paul Ryan, is the reverse of Sarah Palin. She was all right-wing flash without much substance. He's all right-wing substance without much flash.
Mr. Ryan is not a firebrand. He's not smarmy. He doesn't ooze contempt for...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 8:51 PM
Former Republican vice presidential nominee Sarah Palin has made another foray into Maryland politics, endorsing GOP candidate Dan Bongino in what she calls his "uphill battle" for the Senate, his campaign announced Monday.
In 2010, the former Alaska...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 12:36 PM
Vote totals hung on a board above the voting machines at Medfield Heights Elementary School on Tuesday morning.
And the winner by a landslide was ... fajita chicken.
Fajita chicken garnered 184 votes, compared to 12 votes for turkey and cheese...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 7:52 PM
U.S. Sen. Ben Cardin won a second term Tuesday despite a spirited and well-funded campaign from one opponent and a multimillion-dollar advertising blitz from another.
A known commodity in Maryland politics for more than 40 years, Cardin, a Democrat,...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 6:02 AM
Forget the broadcast networks of ABC, NBC and CBS.
And forget PBS, too, unless you are part of the minority that doesn't have cable or online access. Public television simply doesn't have the resources any longer to do any kind of original, first-rate...
| May 17, 2012
| 8:13 AM
If it has accomplished nothing else, the tea party insurgency has made Republicans vastly more newsworthy than Democrats. While the party of the left plods along performing the boring old tasks of governing, the party of the right is engaged in high drama...