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  • Obama to visit Adelphi on Tuesday

    Obama to visit Adelphi on Tuesday
    President Barack Obama will visit a Prince George's County middle school on Tuesday for an education event, the White House said Friday. The president, who focused on several education initiatives in the State of the Union address on Tuesday, will visit...
  • Blame Maryland's income inequality on O'Malley

    Blame Maryland's income inequality on O'Malley
    Democrats are pushing “income inequality” and raising the minimum wage as priorities at the national and state levels. President Barack Obama addressed them in his State of the Union Speech, and both issues are centerpieces of Gov. Martin O&...
  • Red Maryland week in review

    Red Maryland week in review
    From the Baltimore Sun Op-Ed Page Brian Griffiths writes that while Governor Martin O'Malley will talk about respecting human dignity, he and other Democrats refuse to respect the dignity of the unborn. February Poll Now Open The Red Maryland February...
  • A more realistic president? [Commentary]

    A more realistic president? [Commentary]
    As President Obama embarks on his sixth year in the Oval Office, he does so with a greater reality of the political equation he faces, as clearly demonstrated the other night in his State of the Union address. The freshman chief executive five years ago...
  • Obama makes America weak [Letter]

    Obama makes America weak [Letter]
    I don't understand why liberals and progressives think that President Obama is so wonderful. His State of the Union Address was empty of serious proposals, disappointing and unresponsive to the real problems Americans face and disturbing in its tendencies...
  • Senate clears path to final vote on farm bill

    Senate clears path to final vote on farm bill
    The U.S. Senate is poised to give final approval Tuesday to a nearly $1 trillion bill that would dictate the nation's agriculture policy for the next five years, reduce how much taxpayers spend on food stamps and alter conservation programs for the...
  • Fair development for a fairer Maryland [Commentary]

    Fair development for a fairer Maryland [Commentary]
    People elsewhere in the nation are taking action to tackle the issue of the growing divide between the rich and poor, but here in Maryland, the richest state in the country, we have a seismic inequality problem and are doing little to address it. New...
  • Advocates say new minimum wage figure is more than a catchy chant

    Advocates say new minimum wage figure is more than a catchy chant
    At an Annapolis rally to raise the minimum wage last month, the crowd chanted "10-10," a refrain that refers to the $10.10 hourly rate proposed by Gov. Martin O'Malley. Two weeks later during President Obama's State of the Union speech, the president...
  • Black males need opportunities, mentors [Commentary]

    Black males need opportunities, mentors [Commentary]
    "I'm reaching out to some of America's leading foundations and corporations on a new initiative to help more young men of color facing tough odds stay on track and reach their full potential." President Barack Obama, 2014 State of the Union address....
  • 'America deserves a raise,' Obama tells Democrats in Cambridge

    'America deserves a raise,' Obama tells Democrats in Cambridge
    President Barack Obama told House Democratic lawmakers assembled Friday on Maryland's Eastern Shore that Congress must focus on increasing the federal minimum wage and changing immigration laws ahead of a midterm election that he acknowledged could be...
  • Obama to speak on economy in Md.

    Obama to speak on economy in Md.
    President Barack Obama will travel to Prince George's County on Tuesday to deliver remarks on the economy, a White House official said Friday. The trip will mark the fourth time Obama has visited Maryland in as many weeks. The president has spoken twice...
  • Protect veterans' pensions [Letter]

    In his State of the Union address, President Obama overlooked what should be a major priority for Washington: finding a suitable alternative to the proposed unfair cuts to veterans' pensions ("Lawmakers take another look at military retiree cut," Jan. 5)....