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  • Is Larry Hogan a politician or not? [Letter]

    Is Larry Hogan a politician or not? [Letter]
    Larry Hogan, the Republican gubernatorial candidate, presents himself as someone who is strongly against politics as usual. To strengthen this claim he asserts that he is a small businessman "not a professional politician." I wonder what he considers...
  • Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown

    Trust in federal workers bounced back after shutdown
    Nearly three-quarters of Americans say they have trust in federal employees, a spike in public confidence that some are attributing to last year's partial government shutdown. In a recent Battleground Poll by George Washington University, 22 percent...
  • Affordable Care Act lies [Commentary]

    Affordable Care Act lies [Commentary]
    The man-made catastrophe known as the "Affordable Care Act" and "Obamacare" still lurks. And nobody should interpret the absence of daily negative headlines as a sign the law's myriad problems have been rectified, or that there is substance to Harry Reid'...
  • Why ordinary people bear economic risks and Donald Trump doesn't [Commentary]

    Why ordinary people bear economic risks and Donald Trump doesn't [Commentary]
    Thirty years ago, on its opening day in 1984, Donald Trump stood in a dark topcoat on the casino floor at Atlantic City's Trump Plaza, crowing that his new investment was the finest building in Atlantic City and possibly the nation. Last week, the Trump...
  • Maryland cuts revenue expectations by $405 million

    Maryland cuts revenue expectations by $405 million
    Maryland is now facing a $405 million revenue shortfall over this year and next, largely the result of sluggish job growth, stagnant incomes and a weak housing market, state officials reported Wednesday. Five years after the official end of the...
  • Fund science; it's key to our economy [Commentary]

    Fund science; it's key to our economy [Commentary]
    Now that Congress is back from its summer recess, members are considering a number of appropriation bills. Priorities are being weighed, and I hope — given our increasingly technological society — scientific research and science education...
  • Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]

    Marylanders recognize climate change [Commentary]
    George Mason University research, released jointly with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, shows that roughly three quarters of Marylanders understand that climate change is a threat to our health, homes, businesses and natural resources, and...
  • Our murky mission in Syria [Editorial]

    Our murky mission in Syria  [Editorial]
    President Barack Obama went to the United Nations this week to rally the world against what he called "the network of death" embodied by the Islamic State and other extremist groups that have captured large parts of Iraq and Syria in recent months. Mr....
  • Cardin joins rights groups seeking new racial profiling guidance

    Cardin joins rights groups seeking new racial profiling guidance
    Sen. Ben Cardin has joined a coalition of civil rights groups in pressing the Obama administration to finish a years-old review of its guidance on racial profiling, an effort supporters say should be a priority following this summer's upheaval in...
  • Where OB-GYNs stand on over the counter birth control [Letter]

    Where OB-GYNs stand on over the counter birth control [Letter]
    A recent exchange within your opinion pages debated the benefit of over-the-counter access to oral contraceptives, with a letter to the editor ("Sun wrong on OTC birth control," Sept. 16) citing the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists...
  • Delaney runs new ad in Sixth District

    Delaney runs new ad in Sixth District
    Democratic Rep. John Delaney is airing the first general election television ad in his bid for a second term, focusing on a bipartisan infrastructure bill that has become his signature legislative effort, campaign aides said Wednesday. The Potomac...
  • Protect Maryland's streams and wetlands [Letter]

    Protect Maryland's streams and wetlands [Letter]
    As field organizers with Clean Water Action, we inform residents about environmental issues and ask them to contact elected officials to take action. We are currently working on the most important water campaign since the passage of the Clean Water Act in...