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  • Congressional candidate profiles

    MEET THE CANDIDATES   When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
  • Hunger pains

    Hunger pains
    In the first two weeks after Hurricane Sandy battered the Mid-Atlantic region, leaving millions without power, relief agencies provided an estimated 4.9 million meals to the victims — the equivalent of 150 tractor-trailer loads of food. That was a...
  • Issues for state hang in balance after Obama's election

    Advocates for a host of Maryland interests — from the Chesapeake Bay to the defense industry — said Wednesday they are anxiously watching whether the election will change the political landscape here despite early indications that it...
  • Republicans are the ones to be ashamed

    Letter writer Ilene O'Connell says she "has never been more ashamed" of her country than she was on the evening of Election Day ("Ashamed of country that re-elected Obama," Nov. 8). She asks, "How can people ignore the doubling of the price of gasoline,...
  • Ashamed of the country that elected Barack Obama president

    In 2008, I was surprised when the country elected Barack Obama as president. He had no qualifying experience, and the public didn't really know him. But Tuesday night was worse. How can people ignore the doubling of the price of gasoline, the 23...
  • Obama bought the election with entitlements

    President Obama constantly speaks of rebuilding America's middle class, but by expanding welfare, Social Security and other entitlement programs he is actually building a lower class that is dependent on the Democratic Party for its survival. This type...
  • Food stamps help families with kids

    As an organization working to end childhood hunger in Maryland, Share Our Strength appreciates your editorial about the merits of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ("Food stamp recipients are the new welfare queens," Dec. 4). Three-...
  • From Sun Magazine: Grayson Gilbert's divine strength

    From Sun Magazine: Grayson Gilbert's divine strength
    The boy approached the marble statue, gazing up — miles up, as he remembers it now — into the face of the benevolent figure it depicted. It was May 8, 1996, and Grayson Gilbert, 6, had a lot on his mind. A few months earlier, surgeons had...
  • Food for Tomorrow

    Food for Tomorrow
    When Rodrigo Sutema and Dylan Goldberg started Food for Tomorrow - a project to raise money, food and awareness about hunger in Howard County - they anticipated it would last for about one month. More than a year later, the project is still going strong...
  • Bel Air teen gets life sentence for August murder

    Donnell Graham, the teenager who stabbed a Bel Air blind man to death last summer during a robbery in the victim's home, was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison with the possibility of parole. A large crowd showed up for Graham's sentencing hearing...
  • Sun whistling past economic Armageddon

    Any notion that The Sun is not liberally biased has been completely dispelled by this ludicrous editorial that portends to put a positive "spin" on an economy teetering on the precipice of financial Armageddon ("Doing better than 'fine,'" June 12)....
  • Life after college: high unemployment and depressed wages

    Life after college: high unemployment and depressed wages
    They're facing high unemployment, depressed wages and loads of debt — and they're only in their 20s. Welcome to life after college. Though the labor market is recovering slowly, graduates this spring have only slightly better chances of landing...